About Alameda Campus

Alameda campus was built under the direction of Duarte Pacheco and was concluded in 1937 by Porfírio Pardal Monteiro, who creates the first autonomous campus of the Portuguese university system.

Located in Lisbon, Alameda Campus provides privileged access to Lisbon’s main points of interest. The public transport network allows quick travels to all points of the city.

The different areas on campus allow students, researchers, faculty and staff to develop extracurricular activities, in a real university atmosphere.

The experience at IST is thus not limited to academic activities, a set of complementary activities are promoted, such as conferences and seminars on scientific topics, increasing a multidisciplinary culture.

Infrastructures and Services

Food services

Alameda Campus offers a wide variety of food services: 3 canteens (1 for students, 1 for researchers, faculty and staff, and 1 for all IST community), restaurants and cafeterias.

Libraries

Libraries at Alameda Campus are free access and provide a wide range of information to the academic community, aiming to preserve IST’s documentary heritage.

Congress Centre

The Congress Centre at IST comprises 1 auditorium of 300 seating capacity, fully equipped with the most modern sound and image technology, and 4 congress rooms with a variable capacity from 20 to 80 persons.

Copy Centre

The Copy Centre offers a wide range of services to all IST community, providing an effective response to all its users.

Sports Facilities

Alameda Campus provides the best sporting facilities to its students: an indoor swimming pool, a multi-sport field, a tennis court and a sports pavilion.

Study Spaces

The Civil Engineering Building offers 24-hour study space, open throughout the year. Other similar places are available at Técnico, with different opening hours.

Parking

Parking at Alameda Campus is free. Researchers, faculty, staff and students are eligible for parking permits. However, students have access to limited parking spaces. IST community also benefit from 70 free parking spaces at Arco do Cego car parking.

IST Press

IST Press aims to promote and disseminate engineering and scientific research in Portugal, through the publication of its books and, at the same time, to value the skills, knowledge and experience at the Portuguese Higher Education Institutions, namely at Técnico.

Kindergarten

The Kindergarten plays a very important role within IST community. It hosts around 110 children, aged between 4 months and 6 years old, and has dedicated and specialised staff that contributes to the well-being of children.

Garden Spaces

Green spaces are very important to all IST community. Alameda Campus comprises a considerable area of gardens, namely around the main building, (North and South gardens), as well as in front of North and South towers.

Analysis Laboratory

The Analysis Laboratory at IST aims at water quality analysis. The applied research carried out at the laboratory, puts it at the forefront of knowledge.

Information Technology Laboratories

Information Technology laboratories are a huge asset on campus. They offer a wide range of IT resources and other complementary services, acting as a strong support to students’ academic work.

Stores

Several merchandising products can be found at Tecnico’s store, which is located in the main building, as well as the smallest FNAC store in the world, which opened at Técnico recently.

Museums

The three museums on campus are distinguished by their valuable collections. Museum Alfredo Bensaúde and Museum Décio Thadeu are located in Mining Engineering building. Museum DECivil is located in Civil Engineering building.

Bank Services

Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD), Banco Santander Totta (BST) and Banco Português de Investimento (BPI) have a branch on campus. Several ATMs are spread throughout the campus.

Health Services

The Health Services are committed to diagnose and treat quickly and effectively, offering a wide range of medical specialties, respecting the dignity and the individual’s well-being.

Shuttle bus

Free shuttle service is available to the IST community between Alameda Campus and Taguspark Campus, with several intermediate stops.

Técnico Learning Center

Free shuttle service is available to the IST community between Alameda Campus and Taguspark Campus, with several intermediate stops.

Map and Location