University of Minho - School of Nursing


The School of Nursing of the University of Minho (ESE-UM) is an organic unit of teaching and research of polytechnic nature, which ensures graduate and postgraduate education, research and other specialized services within nursing.

The school is a structure with its own agencies and personnel, through which the University makes a statement of its mission, in the nursing knowledge area and related fields, with special emphasis on dimensions of teaching and research. It brings together human and material resources appropriate for the development of their educational, scientific and technical activities within autonomous projects or in partnership with other units, which meet the University’s’ mission and objectives.

The School of Nursing of the University of Minho is a national and international reference in the Teaching of Nursing. It received the Award of Honor for Excellence in Education in 2006, awarded by the Ibero-American Council in Honor of Educational Quality. In 2013 the ODAEE (Organización de las Américas para la Excelencia Educativa) will also award the ESE-UM with the Sapientia Award for the Educational Excellence).

The present ESE-UM Dean, Professor Maria Isabel Lage, was also awarded in 2013 by the same organization, ODAEE, with a Medal for her excellent Quality Education Management. Maria Isabel Lage was also awarded with the Medal "El Flechador del Sol", granted jointly by the ODAEEand the Universidad de Cuautitlán Izcalli (México)

Its teaching is essentially characterized by its high quality and by its high standards. Investing in a solid training base which promotes scientific, technical, cultural, personal, and ethical development in students has been a constant concern as well as a strong investment in post-graduate education in Nursing.

In terms of its educational offer, the School of Nursing has a degree in Nursing, Supplement Training Courses in Nursing, Specialized Training Courses, Post-graduate courses and short term courses.

This school offers programs in:
  • Portuguese (Portugal)

Location address
EdifĂ­cio dos Congregados
4704-553 Braga

Braga, PT