Escola Naval, Portuguese Navy

Institution description

Escola Naval is a Public Military Higher Education establishment whose primary mission is to train students to undertake the career as Navy Officers.

Accordingly, it offers Master’s Degree courses in the areas of Seamanship, Naval Engineers – Mechanical and Weapons and Electronics branches, Naval Administration and Marines

Escola Naval is also responsible for: 

-the admission process, academic supervision and military-naval training of the medical students taking their course at the University of Lisbon in order to join the permanent staff as Naval Doctors;

- the Navy’s polytechnic higher education, running First Degree courses in the areas of: Weapons and Electronics; Mechanics; Communications; Hydrography; Computer Science; Marines; Divers; and Accounting, Administration and Secretarial Services.

Post-graduated programs, offered to civil and military students in post-laboral regime. Master’s and Post-graduation diplomas (Master’s without Thesis) in the fields of Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, Information Security and Cyberspace Law, Military History, Maritime History, Maritime and Underwater Archaeology, Hydrographic Engineering and Navigation and Geomatics. 

Contact & Location


Base Naval Lisboa - Alfeite , 2810-001 , Almada , Portugal