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
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 at Alameda Campus are free access and provide a wide range of information to the academic community, aiming to preserve IST’s documentary heritage.
The Congress Centre at IST comprises 1 auditorium with 300 seats, fully equipped with the most modern sound and image technology, and 4 congress rooms with a variable capacity from 20 to 80 persons.
The Copy Centre offers a wide range of services to all IST community, providing an effective response to all its users.
Alameda Campus provides the best sporting facilities to its students: a multi-sport field, tennis, squash and padel courts, and a sports pavilion.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
The Analysis Laboratory at IST (LAIST) 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.
IST branded products can be found at Merchandise Store, which is located in the Main building.
The smallest FNAC store in the world is since 2015 locate at Alameda Campus (Main building, ground floor).
The four museums on campus are distinguished by their valuable collections. Museum Alfredo Bensaude and Museum Décio Thadeu are located in Mine building. Engineering Civil Museum is located in Civil building. Museum Faraday is located in Electrical building.
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.
Free shuttle service is available to the IST community between Alameda Campus and Taguspark Campus, with several intermediate stops.
Técnico Innovation Center
Map and Location