The Course will take place in three different locations:

Universidade de Coimbra (UC) (Polo I)

Address 1: Rectory of the University of Coimbra
Paço das Escolas, 3004-531 Coimbra (here)

Adress 2: Casa das Caldeiras (Boiler House)
R. Padre António Vieira 7, 3000-104 Coimbra (here)

Instituto Pedro Nunes (IPN)

Address: IPN – Building D Auditorium
R. Pedro Nunes, 3030-199 Coimbra (here)

Course Dinner:

Address: Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro,
Largo Dr. José Rodrigues
3000-236 Coimbra (here)


Some options located not far from the University (Polo I)

Hotel IBN-Arrik ****

Adress: R. Alexandre Herculano 18-24, 3000-104 Coimbra
Contact: +351 239 822 600 / website here

STAY Hotel Coimbra Centro ***

Adress: Av. Fernão de Magalhães 199, 3000-176 Coimbra
Contact: +351 239 855 500 /website here

Hotel Ibis Coimbra Centro **

Adress: Avenida Emidio Navarro, 70, 3000-150 Coimbra
Contact: +351 239 852 130/ website here

Serenata Hostel **

Adress: Largo Sé Velha 21/23, 3000-383 Coimbra
Contact: +351 239 853 130 /website here

NJOY Coimbra

Adress: R. Antero de Quental 203, 3000-033 Coimbra
Contact: +351 960 260 600 /website here

How to reach Coimbra:

Flying to Portugal

The closest airport is Francisco Sá Carneiro International Airport in Oporto, located 120kms to the north of Coimbra. Portela International Airport in Lisbon is located 200kms to the south of Coimbra.

From the Airport to Coimbra – Public Transportation

From Oporto to Coimbra

The journey from the airport to the railway station (called Porto-Campanhã) which has direct rail connections to Coimbra can be done by taxi for around 20€ and takes around 30 minutes. A less expensive way to reach the Porto-Campanhã railway station is to use the Metro, Violet (E) Line, which has a terminal at the airport. The trips between the airport and the railway station take about 32 minutes (Z4 ticket).

The train journey to Coimbra takes about 1h if you take either the Alfa Pendular train or Intercidades. There are many trains running regularly from Porto to Coimbra. Info about times and tickets is available at (CP – Comboios de Portugal).

From Lisbon to Coimbra

If arriving to Lisbon by plane, the best way to come to Coimbra is by train from Lisboa-Oriente railway station. To get to the train station, you can take a taxi, which takes about 10 minutes, but there are less expensive ways to get there, by bus, for example (lines 5 and 44), or by Metro, (Violet Line) to Oriente station.

The train journey to Coimbra takes about 1h30 if you take the Alfa Pendular train and 2h if you take the Intercidades train. Info about train times and tickets is available at (CP – Comboios de Portugal).

From the Airport to Coimbra – Coimbra Airport Shuttle

There is a Coimbra Airport Shuttle that operates a door-to-door shared transfer between Centro of Portugal and both Lisbon and Oporto airports. The Coimbra Airport Shuttle service offers numerous daily shuttles going to or departing from the airports.
For more information about the schedules, please visit their website, here:

How to reach IPN, on October 18ᵗʰ:

There are some bus itineraries that can assure the travel from the city centre to IPN: 34, 34T and 5F. The bus stop that is nearer from the city centre for this itinerary is “Arcos do Jardim”. The nearest stops to IPN are either “Quinta das Flores” or “Parque Vale das Flores” (both located in Av. Dr Mendes Silva). From there, IPN is less than 10 minutes walking distance.