IST: Instituto Superior Técnico


IST: Instituto Superior Técnico


About university

Instituto Superior Técnico adheres to the highest of international standards and ranked as 11th in the ranking of European engineering schools.

It is the largest and most renowned school of engineering, science and technology in Portugal which also stands out in multiple ranking reports such as US News recognising it as top 50 in the world for engineering due to its ‘quality of faculty, researchers and students’.


Studying at Instituto Superior Técnico means immersing in an exciting and global environment geared towards solving the challenges of the 21st Century!


Immigration policies

Non-EU nationals are required to obtain a visa for their duration of studies in Portugal. Proof of financial ability to sustain themselves for the duration of studies in Portugal is required. Indian candidates are encouraged to prepare well in advance as Portuguese authorities require apostilled degree certificates as part of the visa application process. 


Non-EU nationals interested in working in Portugal after graduation can obtain visa/residence permit once they have secured employment. 



One of the most sought out schools in Europe
The university engages us to think creatively and encourages the development of prevalent research projects in various fields. As a result, many of the top employers of the industry often seek out students for job opportunities before graduation!

Sharon Santhosh, EIT InnoEnergy Master’s student

Contact us

Get in touch with one of our representatives who will answer your questions about our programmes, applications, student life and more:


:   +44 7407 303554


:   +44 3331 500488


Or book a 1-1 meeting with our Study Advisors to get support with your application.


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