Built under the direction of Duarte Pacheco, the Alameda campus was concluded in 1937 by Porfírio Pardal Monteiro, who designs for the first time a university campus in Portugal.
Located in one of the central-most parts of Lisbon, the Alameda Campus benefits from a transport network that facilitates mobility to all the areas of the city. In its vicinity, there are many shopping, leisure, culture, entertaining and sports areas.
Avenida Rovisco Pais, 1 — 1049-001 Lisboa · Campus map
How to get there
From Lisbon Airport (Portela) to IST Alameda campus is a 10 minutes' drive. Lisbon Airport is very close to the city centre – it is located 7km from the centre - and there are different alternatives to get there, namely by Metro to Aerobus, city bus (Carris) or by taxi. If you choose the metro to go from the airport straight to IST, you have the red line (linha vermelha) and you should exit in Alameda or Saldanha station. It takes around 15 to 20 minutes and costs €1,25 plus €0,50 for the "viva viagem" rechargeable card.
Taxis allow you to arrive at IST from any point in the city, but of course the tariff also increases according to the distance, traffic and day time. An airport-IST trip is around 10 euros. It is possible to buy "taxi vouchers" at the airport from €20 to €25.
The whole city of Lisbon is provided with an urban transport network with convenient timetables and frequent buses. The following buses stop near IST Alameda campus:
- Av. Rovisco Pais/Av. António José de Almeida (side entrances): 720, 742, 767.
- Alameda: 708 (bike bus), 717, 718, 720, 735, 767; night bus: 206, 208.
- Saldanha/Arco do Cego: 713, 716, 720, 726, 727, 736, 738, 742, 744, 767, 783; night bus: 207.
For further information visit the Carris bus company website.
- Saldanha metro station: Yellow Line (Linha amarela) and Red Line (Linha vermelha)
- Alameda metro station: Green Line (Linha verde) and Red Line (Linha vermelha)
For further information visit the Lisbon Metro website.
Inaugurated in 2001, this modern campus is located in the council of Oeiras and is integrated into the Science and Technology Parks, known as Taguspark, one of the most important technological parks across the country, mainly in the area of information and communication technologies.
The Taguspark campus is linked to Alameda Campus through its own transport system stopping in several points of Lisbon. In this campus is also located the Students Residence Prof. Ramôa Ribeiro.
The important natural and environmental heritage of the region and the fact that it is close to the sea provide the campus students with an extraordinarily rich living experience.
Av. Prof. Doutor Cavaco Silva — 2744-016 Porto Salvo
How to get there
Gettingto Taguspark campus from Alameda Campus is free ensured by IST bus, which provides a shuttle service between the two campuses. The shuttle has several Intermediate Stops also connecting Oeiras, Sete-Rios and Cacém train stations to Taguspak campus.
Vimeca Transport Company provides several buses which serve the Taguspark campus:
- Bus 15 – direct from Marquês do Pombal, every 15 to 180 minutes between 7:20h to 20:10h.
- Bus 23 – Casal do Cotão via Tercena, São Marcos and Taguspark, every 10 to 20 minutes between 6:30h to 19:20h.
- Bus 112 – Belas-Oeiras, every 15 to 120 minutes between 6:20h to 00:05h.
- Bus 119 – Paço de Arcos, Estação Norte – Talaíde, Largo, every 20 to 40 minutes between 6:35h and 20:45h.
- Bus 125 - Paço de Arcos, Estação Norte – Talaíde, every 20 minutes between 6:25h and 21:45h
For information on departures, arrival points and timetable, visit Vimeca's website.
There are connections to Taguspark Campus from CP train company: Lisboa-Sintra line (Barcarena or Cacém train station) and Lisboa-Cascais line (Paço de Arcos or Oeiras train station). You should then use Vimeca's Transport Company buses for the connection to Taguspark.
From Lisboa-Sintra line to Taguspark, once you arrive at Barcarena train station, you must then change to bus 23. If you exit at Cacém train station you have to change to bus 112 or take IST shuttle.
From Lisboa-Cascais line, if you exit at Paço de Arcos train station you should then take bus 119 or 125. If you exit at Oeiras train station you then have bus 112 or IST shuttle to get to Taguspark Campus.
Taxi fares vary according to distance, traffic and hour. It takes around 30 minutes from Lisbon center to Taguspark and costs around €20.
Take A5 – Lisboa-Cascais highway: exit at Cacém/Porto Salvo. The expressway (Porto Salvo) between A5 and Cacém enables direct access to campus.
Through IC 19 – exit at Cacém, direction Paço d'Arcos and connection to Taguspark campus.
Tecnológico e Nuclear Campus
IST Tecnológico e Nuclear Campus is located in the council of Loures and is one of the most important technology parks from the country, particularly in the domains of nuclear science and nuclear techniques, as well as radiology protection and nuclear safety.
This new campus emerges from the transition of the extinguished Instituto Tecnológico e Nuclear, I.P., its mission, its tasks and powers, to Instituto Superior Técnico. The campus incorporates the Portuguese Research Reactor and the Radiological Protection and Safety Unit. This integration is regulated by the decree-law nr. 29/2012 of February 9 (approved by the Ministers Council on December 22-2011).
Tecnológico e Nuclear campus is dedicated to promoting and implementing activities such as research and technology development, advanced training, professional specialization and improvement, in addition to the duty of supporting the Portuguese Government, both scientifically and technologically, in nuclear safety and radiology protection domains or other domains involving radiations and radioisotopes applications. In a near future, a master's degree (2nd cycle) is expected to be running in this campus.
Estrada Nacional 10 (in Km 139,7) — 2695-066 Bobadela LRS ·
How to get there
There are several connections to the campus by train:
- CP company - Azambuja line: exit on Bobadela
- CP company - Cascais and Sintra line, connection to Azambuja line: exit on Bobadela
- Fertagus company - Sul line, connection to Azambuja line: exit on Bobadela.
Oriente metro station: Red line (Linha vermelha), connection with train of CP company - Azambuja line.
For information about Lisbon Metro lines and routes see Metropolitano de Lisboa website.
Taxi fares vary according to distance, traffic and hour. It takes around 20 minutes from Lisbon center to Bobadela by taxi and it costs around €15.