Escola Superior
de Enfermagem
do Porto

Escola Superior de Enfermagem do Porto (ESEP) is a public higher education institution distinguished both at national and international levels for its commitment to excellence in nursing education and to the creation and dissemination of culture, knowledge science and technology, through the articulation of learning, education and research.

Educational Areas
Escola Superior de Enfermagem do Porto Strategic Plan has defined the following strategic action area:

• Health and Social Protection

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Escola Superior de Enfermagem do Porto
Rua Dr. António Bernardino de Almeida
4200-072 Porto
+351 225073500


Building São João: This building is the headquarters for the Governance Boards, administrative services, teachers’ workspaces. The majority of classes of the Undergraduate Degree in Nursing are held in this building.

Building Cidade do Porto: The ESEP Museum is installed in this building. Some of the Doctoral nursing classes are also held in this facility. The course is the result of a protocol established between ESEP and ICBAS (Institute for the Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar). Also, the theoretical classes and seminars of the second year Master courses are held in this building. Occasionally, some of the classes of the remaining courses are held here.

Building Dona Ana Guedes: The building provides an extension of the SAAE (SAAE: Academic and Student Support Service)


ESEP is located in the city of Porto, in an area designated by Polo da Asprela, with 29 Universities, 70 faculties and Tertiary education institutions, and a total of over seventy hundred students.

Porto has an Innovation district located in Asprela, where the Nursing School of Porto is placed. In this area fifty thousand people are working and studying in faculties, hospitals, scientific research centers and associated companies. It is also a place for cultural and leisure activities, fostering each year more than 100 cultural events, provided to all the community.