Campus 1 | Leiria

The School of Education and Social Sciences (ESECS) and the Center for Languages ​​and Chinese Cultures are located in campus 1.

The School of Education and Social Sciences (ESECS) develops its formative activity in the areas of Social Sciences and Humanities, Communication and Teacher Education. It is attended by about 1900 students.

It has three laboratories (Language Laboratory, Mathematics Laboratory and Natural Sciences Laboratory), a multimedia studio, a sports pavilion, a sports field and a surrounding green space particularly pleasant.


Outside the school, is the Centre for Languages ​​and Chinese Cultures. Opened in 2008, it is an initiative of IPLeiria that had the support of the Macao Polytechnic Institute (IPM) and the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China. This center was created following the work undertaken within the degree course in Translation and Interpretation of Portuguese / Chinese – Chinese / Portuguese, and had the financial support of both entities.


On Campus 1 also operates the Resource Center for Digital Inclusion (CRID) which is an oriented unit that provides support to people with special educational needs, particularly  focused in information and communication technology.

The Campus 1 of IPLeiria also has a canteen, a restaurant and a bar.