Instituto Superior Técnico aims to contribute to the development of society, promoting excellence in higher education, in the fields of Architecture, Engineering, Science and Technology by developing Research, Development and Innovation (RD&I) activities.
A School for the World
The 1st centenary of Técnico, in 2011, marked a historic milestone in a School that keeps its traditions and values, projecting them into a global and highly skilled world. Innovation, Knowledge and Technology are Técnico’s guiding principles, which promote excellence and fit the requirements of a knowledge-based society.
Técnico is part of Universidade de Lisboa, the largest and the most competitive university in Portugal, and is recognised as a prestigious school at national and international level, namely in the fields of Architecture, Engineering, Science and Technology. It comprises Portugal’s most prestigious Laboratories and RD&I centres.
Técnico offers a wide variety of courses to study, both at the undergraduate and graduate level and it is actively involved in several international mobility programmes. IST has significantly contributed to create cutting-edge science and technology, which is the main goal of the school.
Técnico promotes academic spirit through a set of extracurricular activities in a multicultural atmosphere, fostering interaction among students, faculty, researchers and staff.
About Student Groups
Student groups at Técnico play an important role in school’s life, contributing to a full academic integration and supporting students throughout their academic journey.
Student groups develop a set of activities that enhance students’ academic career, providing them distinctive skills that will enable a successful entry into the labour market.