Direção-Geral do Ensino SuperiorDirectorate-General for Higher EducationAv. Duque d’Ávila, 1371069-016 Lisboa, Portugal
Av. 5 de Outubro, 1071069-018 Lisboa
Av. Duque d’Ávila, 1371069-016 Lisboa, Portugal
This site provides information on the Portuguese education system from pre-school to higher education
Following the recent developments of quality assurance systems the Portuguese State established the Agência de Avaliação e Acreditação do Ensino Superior (Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education - A3ES) with the aim to promote and guarantee the quality of higher education.
Detailed information on CET (Cursos de Especialização Tecnológica) – Technological Specialization Courses.
ANQEP - Agência Nacional para a Qualificação e o Ensino Profissional (National Agency for the Qualifcation and Professional Education)
Information on public and private higher education institutions.
The NARIC site provides information on the procedures about recognition of foreign higher education qualifications
The Direção-Geral da Educação (Directorate-General for Education) site provides information on recognition of foreign non-higher education qualifications.
National Qualifications Framework (NQF)The National System of Qualifications was implemented in January 2008 by Decree-Law n. º 396/2007, 31 December, to cover educational qualifications at all levels, divided into eight levels.
The Framework for Higher Education Qualifications in Portugal (FHEQ)The FHEQ-Portugal is established in accordance with the overarching qualifications framework and in alignement with the Framework of Qualifications for the European Higher Education Area.
Direção-Geral do Ensino SuperiorDirectorate-General for Higher EducationAv. Duque D’Ávila, 1371069 -016 LisboaPortugal
This site provides information on the structure of the DS, a short description of the Portuguese higher education system as well as a diagram according to the new degree structure, in alignment with the European Qualifications Framework.
This page will be updated regularly with more detailed information on the implementation of the Diploma Supplement