Student Ombudsman

The Student Ombudsman acts in articulation with the Pedagogic Councils of the schools and corresponding student associations.

The Ombudsman shall:
a) Assess the student claims and make relevant recommendations to IPC or school authorized bodies;
b) Make general recommendations in order to safeguard the students’ interests, namely at the pedagogic activity level and the school social service;
c) Implement activities and initiatives deemed necessary for the proper functioning of the term of office.

The recommendations should be taken into consideration by IPC and organisational unit’s authorized bodies and services, and their implementation refusal must be duly substantiated and reported.

Student Ombudswoman
Dr.ª Maria Helena Seabra de Almeida

Serviço de Provedoria do Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra
R. da Misericórdia | Lagar dos Cortiços | S. Martinho do Bispo | 3045 – 093 Coimbra
Tel.: +351 239 802 350 / +351 964 529 999
Fax: +351 239 802 359
Office Hours: by appointment