Escola Superior Náutica
Infante D. Henrique

Escola Superior Náutica Infante D. Henrique (ENIDH) is a public polytechnic higher education institute with statutory, scientific, educational, administrative, financial, disciplinary and asset management autonomy, in accordance with its Statutes approved by Legislative Order no. 40/2008, of 07 August 2008, published in the Official Gazette no. 158 – Series II, of 18 August.

ENIDH is a center of creation, dissemination and transmission of culture, science and technology, linking their activities in the fields of education, vocational training, research and the provision of services to the community, both at national and international levels, with a view to enhancing the technical knowledge, thus participating in society-related activities, in particular for the dissemination and transfer of knowledge. The ENIDH is the only national college dedicated to the training of Merchant Marine Officers and senior managers of the Maritime-port sector in the areas of Intermodality, Logistics and Management. The College is responsible for providing a solid cultural, scientific and technical training and to develop the capacity to innovate and critically analyze as well as to provide scientific knowledge, both of theoretical and practical nature, directed to the performance of the activities of the Maritime-Port sector.

Educational Areas
Escola Superior Náutica Infante D. Henrique Strategic Plan has defined the following strategic action areas:

• Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction Industries
• Services

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Escola Superior Náutica Infante D. Henrique
Avenida Engenheiro Bonneville Franco
2770-058 PAÇO DE ARCOS Lisboa
214 460 010
214 460 021

The ENIDH school campus, with more than 80,000 m2 of total area, comprises the main building where the central services and classrooms are located, Navigation Simulator, Marine Machinery Simulator and Electronics and Telecommunications Laboratories.
The second building also has classrooms, administrative services, a 160-seat cafeteria (lunch and dinner), student accommodation rooms with a capacity of 116 beds and a 24-hour study room.
The campus also has the Office and Laboratory Building, swimming pool, sports pavilion and maritime rescue training park.


Paço de Arcos is a town located in the municipality of Oeiras. This village is nicknamed by its inhabitants as “the most charming town in Portugal”, being known for its location, on the Lisbon Coast, next to an area of ​​beaches, and for the pleasant riverside environment of its picturesque streets. In 2011, the municipality of Oeiras registered 172 120 inhabitants.
Currently, it is the county, at national level, with the highest concentration of graduates and doctorates and one of those with the lowest drop-out rate and early school leaving. These results reflect the investment that the municipality has made in terms of education and teaching.
ENIDH is approximately 400 m from the historic center of Paço d’Arcos, served by Avenida Marginal and by the Train Station (Cascais Line). At Av. Eng. Bonneville Franco, which gives access to the School, we find a wide range of restaurants, hotels and shops, and the beach is about 300 meters away.