Decree Law No. 79/2021
- Issuer: Presidency of the Council of Ministers
- Diploma Type: Decree Law
- Number: 79/2021
- Pages: 2 - 6
Summary in plain english
This decree-law changes the recognition of public interest of three private higher education establishments:
- Universidade Lusíada (Lusíada University);
- Escola Superior de Enfermagem Cruz Vermelha Portuguesa – Alto Tâmega (Portuguese Red Cross Higher School of Nursing);
- CESPU - Instituto Politécnico de Saúde do Norte (Polytechnic Institute of Health of the North)
The Universidade Lusíada – Norte (Lusíada University – North) is integrated into the Universidade Lusíada, which will now operate in the municipalities of Lisbon, Porto and Vila Nova de Famalicão.
Escola Superior de Enfermagem Cruz Vermelha Portuguesa – Alto Tâmega
Is renamed Escola Superior de Saúde Cruz Vermelha Portuguesa - Alto Tâmega (Portuguese Red Cross Higher School of Health).
Its educational project is changed.
CESPU - Instituto Politécnico de Saúde do Norte
Becomes part of the new Escola Superior de Enfermagem do Tâmega e Sousa (Higher School of Nursing of Tâmega & Sousa), operating in the municipality of Penafiel, and is renamed Instituto Politécnico de Saúde do Norte – CESPU (Polytechnic Institute of Health of the North).What advantages does it bring?
This decree-law, by recognizing the public interest of a private teaching establishment, integrating it in the higher education system, grants it the power to grant academic degrees with official value.When does it enter into force?
This decree-law enters into force on 5 October 2021.
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