IPMAIA is pleased to welcome you to its Institute and hopes you will enjoy your stay and studies in Maia.
The International Relations Office, IPMAIA and its staff are always available and await your arrival with enthusiasm.
The Polytechnic Institute of Maia - IPMAIA is located in the city of Maia, 12 km from Porto, the second largest city in Portugal. The university campus occupies an area of 70,000 m2 and offers students excellent infrastructures, transport facilities and state-of-the-art technological equipment. For academic members' convenience, IPMAIA is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Starting 2016/17, a new state-of-the-art, on-campus Sports Complex became available for all IPMAIA students.
IPMAIA is a prestigious higher education institution that offers Master's degree programmes, Bachelor's degree programmes and short-cycle courses, all of which have been accredited by the Portuguese Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education (A3ES) and/or the Directorate-General of Higher Education (DGES).
All course programmes are taught by highly professional and qualified academic staff members, holders of a PhD to an extent that largely exceeds the national legal requirements.