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General Info

ESAI (Escola Superior de Actividades Imobiliárias) it´s private higher education institution and is the only school in Portugal, public or private, to teach higher education exclusively in the Real Estate area.

Established in 1990, by a group of companies and associations related to real estate, we were at the time of foundation, the pioneers in this type of education in Europe.

With more than 30 years of experience, ESAI provides a unique contribution, the foundation and operational tools to learn how to identify and grab Real Estate opportunities in Portugal and all over the world, in addition to a daily contact with the best professionals in the area.

Incoming Students – Pratical Information for Students

In the context of mobility programs, through its Development Department and International Relations (DDRI), ESAI seeks to expand its partnerships network, so that mobility becomes more appealing to the academic community.

Under the Erasmus program, there are appropriate mechanisms to encourage and ensure the recognition of ECTS, skills and experiences of mobility.

Moreover, within the philosophy of the Erasmus program, ESAI seeks to develop ways to support and internal instruments that establish protocol procedures and help the process of credit and recognition of skills of all mobility participants.

In the context of international cooperation and mobility agreements, student’s mobility is established carrying out the guidelines of the HEI partners, the conditions mobility and mutual recognition of credits and skills.

Incoming Students

ESAI accepts students from any Institution with which it has a valid Interinstitutional Agreement and a learning agreement for each mobility student. The learning agreement establishes the courses units/modules that the student will attend during their period of mobility in ESAI.
Please check into Study Programs for all the information on the curricula and courses available.

Incoming Applications

To apply for an Erasmus period at ESAI you should consult the Erasmus Office in your own University in order to get information on the administrative procedures necessary.
Students should make sure they have a Learning Agreement approved by their home university and that it arrives at our Development Department and International Relations before the deadline expires.
The first Semester begins in late September and the Second in February, generally all applications must be in until the end of July and at the end of December respectively.
There will be a welcoming session organized early September and late January to aid students with all the administrative details and doubts.
For further information please contact DDRI.

*Note if you are thinking of applying for a training period, administrative procedures should be started as soon as possible as our Coordinators will have to evaluate your request and decide if it is possible or not. You should be aware that all documents should be handed in until the end of July for students coming in the 1st semester or for the whole academic year, and until the end of December for students coming in the 2nd semester only.

Important Procedures

Before your mobility

Upon your arrival at ESAI

Prior to your departure

Students coming to ESAI within the scope of the Erasmus program should know that they will be subject to the same Academic Rules as all our students in what concerns their academic activities.