Instituto Superior Técnico

Direção Académica

Training and Development Unit (NFD)

Communication with the NDF: given the contingency situation, in the context of COVID-19 (Resolution of the Council of Ministers no. 70-A / 2020), the face-to-face communication with NFD is suspended, however, you can request a face-to-face a appointment. Please use the phone 218417502 or email: to schedule the appointment.

Staff Training: during the work at home period if a worker does not have the needed technological support to carry out his distance training, the NFD provides its training room for this purpose. You can request access to the room by calling 218417502 or by email:

Lifelong Learning is critical to promote the development of competences of the Human Capital of any organization. In fact, the level of qualifications and competences of people determine the success of organizations. It is under this scope that Lifelong Learning Office develops training initiatives aiming to respond to training needs of the Técnico community (Staff and Students), but also approach other target such as companies and other institutions contributing to the economic, social and culture society development by organizing focused short training initiatives.


  • Increase the level of qualifications of participants;
  • Promote vocational training in a perspective of complement academic knowledge;
  • Promote new competences on participants;
  • Organize training initiatives on multidisciplinary areas focusing on different targets.


Training Courses for Students

Training Courses open to Society

  • Web Design
  • SPSS

For any additional informations, please contact, Rui Silva or Nuno Riscado sending an email to or using the telephone number 218417502/651 or in person at the Training and Development Unit (NFD) – located at the basement of the Central Building, Room 1.19 of Alameda Campus – from 10h30 am until 12h30 and from 2h00 pm to 5h00 pm.