International Relations Office - IRO



The International Relations Office (IRO) supports the Presidency in the implementation of IPT's International Strategy. 


- Coordinate and implement the strategies adopted in the establishment of bilateral and unilateral relations between the IPT and National and Community Institutions;
- Organise and manage record on computer and paper support of the documentation regarding mobility (applications, contracts, reports, receipts, etc);
- Carry out procedures for duly regulated international programmes;
- Supervise logistic support to foreign students and lecturers;
- Give support to the organisation of applications and monitor duly regulated international cooperation projects and programmes;
- Propose and supervise writing of forms and draft documents intended to facilitate the management procedures of international programmes;
- Produce and organise documentation regarding the mobility process;
- Disseminate and monitor mobility programmes among Organic Units;
- Participate in meetings/events concerning the programmes managed (or to be managed) by the Office.

To Students, Lecturers and Other Staff of the IPT

If you are a student/staff of the IPT and you would like to participate in a mobility programme you can:
- Consult the IRO homepage at the official site of the IPT or at and get information on opportunities available, regulations, agreements and documentation.
- Contact our services which will help you find the most appropriate solutions and assist you in matters such as procedures, networks, agreements exchange programmes, partners and necessary contacts.
- Contact our Distance Support Services via telephone or e-mail.

To Foreign Students and Teaching Staff

If you are a foreign student/lecturer and have just arrived at the IPT, please go to where you will find information in English or visit our headquarters so that we can help you
- integrate in the IPT and Tomar/Abrantes city;
- find accommodation;
- make arrangements for your stay (visas, health services, insurance, taxing and banking services);
- enrol in language courses

Staff and Contacts

IRO Director - Conceição Catroga (
Senior Officer - Rosa Nico (

Estrada da Serra,
Quinta do Contador
Campus do IPT , Sala A107
2300 - 313 Tomar, Portugal
Tel: +351 249346363
Fax: +351 249346366

Monday -  Friday

Lunch Break
13:00 to 14:00