Escola Superior de Enfermagem do Porto



The Escola Superior de Enfermagem do Porto (ESEP) is a non-integrated polytechnic higher education public institution with features that distinguish it at the national and international levels, in terms of its excellent nurse training courses and the creation, transmission and dissemination of culture, knowledge, science and technology, by combining learning, teaching and research.



ESEP aims at being a school that teaches more meaningful, people-focused practices and how to play an active role within healthcare-related processes. So, ESEP aims at being a reference for the teaching of Nursing, standing out for:

• The excellence of its teaching/learning process;

• The development of specific skills in the Nursing area;

• Its innovation in terms of models of assistance provision. ESEP believes that Nursing is centred on transition processes that are focused on people, their families and their background, and invests on learning as an evolutionary, pro-active process in which the students themselves develop valid skills that can be applied in different contexts.



ESEP's mission is to provide education courses, as well as other training programmes, that are aimed at the development of skills within the Nursing field. Simultaneously, ESEP also has the mission of promoting research and development programmes that may generate, both new disciplinary knowledge, and healthcare innovation. So, while seeking the maximum effectiveness of its action, ESEP strategically promotes its relationships with other national and international organizations and networks.


ESEP's buildings

São João Building; Ana Guedes Building; Cidade do Porto Building

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ESEP - Main Building (São João building)
Rua Professor Álvaro Rodrigues | 4100-040 Porto
Rua Álvares Cabral, 394 | 4050-040 Porto

ESEP in pictures

pictures from ESEP's buildings and facilities

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Nursing Porto
Bookstore, Stationery, Reprographic services and Merchandising store

Nursing practice room
Espaço de lazer e refeições livres da ESEP.
Auditórium at Cidade do Porto building (150 plc.)
Leisure and meal place at ESEP
Interior garden
Auditorium Celeste Gomes Marques (232 plc)


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Business Hours

Monday 08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 20:00
Thursday 08:00 - 20:00
Friday 08:00 - 20:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Open on all working days. For more information, please contact:


ESEP-Enfermagem Porto
Porto - Escola Superior de Enfermagem do Porto

Let's develop more meaningful, people-focused nursing practices

Rua Doutor António Bernardino de Almeida
4200-072 PORTO
( Paranhos )
220 406 113
225 096 337