Bachelor Degree in Port Management

General information

Licenciatura em Gestão Portuaria

The Bachelor in Port Management, as the only Portuguese training offer directed to this area, is undoubtedly an added value in academic and professional terms as a differentiating factor in relation to the competition.At a time when the sea is becoming more and more important, of course all the activities related to the Maritime-Port Hipercluster, of which ports are one of the main elements, are of particular importance. The national port system is one of the strategic vectors for the economic development.

The Bachelor in Port Management, as the only national training offer directed to this area, is undoubtedly an added value in academic and professional terms as a differentiating factor in relation to the competition. The Port Management Course is the only course at a national level in the area of ​​Port Management, which seeks to provide students with indispensable skills for business management in the port interface, seen as part of a larger logistics system. The aim is to increase efficiency at the port level, a decisive factor in increasing national competitiveness.

Career Opportunities:

Senior Management for various areas of activity, namely:

  • Commercial, marine and recreational ports
  • Maritime and port administrations
  • Terminal concessionaires
  • Port Operators
  • Shipping Agents
  • Logistics Terminals
  • Business Consulting


The highlighted icons, represent the fields of education (in compliance with ISCED Classification) engaged during this course/programme.

0031 - Project management", "0311 - Maritime economy", "0312 - Policy and governance", "0413 - Logistics and shipping operational management", "0421 - Marine and maritime law


Venue: ENIDH - Escola Superior Nautica Infante D. Enrique
Paço de Arcos, Portugal

Escola Superior Náutica Infante D. Henrique (ENIDH) is the only Portuguese Maritime College and is located at Paço de Arcos, near Lisbon, Portugal. The College's mission statement is "educating and training officers for the Merchant Marine as well as other maritime related activities, such as port management and transportation and logistics". ENIDH has modern facilities which include several classrooms, laboratories and simulators, an indoor swimming pool, diving tank, row tank and a gymnasium. Other facilities include a canteen for students, teachers and staff personnel and a residence hall for 100 students. Nowadays, the school has approximately 60 teachers and about 700 students. About 40% of the teachers are marine officers that come to shore after some years of activity in the merchant fleet. ENIDH belongs to the Portuguese public higher education network and is under supervision of the Ministry of Education and Science. The College is certified by the Portuguese Maritime Administration and in 2008 implemented a quality management system which is certified by SGS. (ISO 9001:2008). The application of Bologna Declaration principles to all courses is a clear indicator of ENIDH's capacity to position itself as a European higher education institution.


Application Procedure:


Main Contact

Olga Delgado
Erasmus Coordinator

Carla Alvim
Erasmus Financial Administrator


Academic level:

Qualification: Graduate Diploma

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