The Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo (IPVC) is a relatively new higher education institution (created in 1980)
that has developed rapidly over the last few years to become a major provider of higher education in peripheral
northern Portugal. Its location in rural northern Portugal has resulted in its developing a clear focus upon strategies
for regional development.
Viana do Castelo is the most northern North Atlantic City in Portugal, 30 minutes from Oporto's International airport.
Served by major highways and a sea port, it is of easy reach. Visitors can savor the remarkable quality of life enjoyed
by its inhabitants in safety and tranquility, as well as the richness of its natural, monumental and historic heritage, and
its excellent cultural, sporting and social facilities. Viana's diverse landscape, including river, mountain and sea, dazzles
the senses and offers a healthy and pleasant environment for a variety of leisure pursuits.
Language(s) of Instruction: Portuguese/English - Language Requirements: B2 Level in English or Portugese language
Semester Dates: Winter Term: September - Feburary / Summer Term: Feburary - June
Course Offerings: http://internacional.ipvc.pt/en/cursos
Exchange Places: 2 Bachelor / 2 Master
Costs: There are no additional tuition costs. Additional costs that must be considered are accommodations, meals, and cost of living.
Student Housing: https://erasmusu.com/en/erasmus-viana-do-castelo/student-housing?
Student Support: http://internacional.ipvc.pt/en/node/760
Students with Disability: https://inclusivemobility.eu/countries/pt/institutions/7311#disability-recognition
Estimated CO₂ emissions for round-trip plane travel from Frankfurt Airport
Number of trees that must be planted to cancel out this CO₂ emission
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