Since 1998, the Accommodation Office provides accommodation services, study and leisure areas for students who want to stay in our Residences. With this purpose in mind, the Accommodation Office staff is responsible for ensuring compliance with the guidelines and educational standards for the regular operation of the three Residences of the IST: Residência Eng.º Duarte Pacheco (RDP), Residência Universitária Baldaques (RUB) and Residência Prof. Ramôa Ribeiro (RRR) establishing parameters of quality in the provisions of its services.
Typology of accommodation in the Residences of IST
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Residência Eng.º Duarte Pacheco
The Residência de Estudantes Eng.º Duarte Pacheco (RDP) is mainly designed for students of the 1st, 2nd or Integrated Study Cycles and is located at Parque das Nações, Lisbon.
We emphasize the importance of hosting and monitoring the foreign students of mobility Programs as well as the permanent attention given to the residents’needs and when necessary provide a medical referral (SSTL).
Residência Universitária Baldaques
The Residência Universitária Baldaques (RUB) is designed for invited teachers, researchers and displaced students of doctoral programs, regularly linked at IST. RUB is located at Rua dos Baldaques, nº 43, in the centre of Lisbon.
The Accommodation Office is responsible for ensuring compliance with the established standards and guidelines for the operation and use of the three accommodation units of IST: Residência Eng.º Duarte Pacheco, Residência Universitária Baldaques and Residência Prof. Ramôa Ribeiro as well as the regulations in force approved by the Management Board.
The Accommodation Office is managed by an Office Coordinator who will oversee the regular maintenance work ensuring the repair and the replacement of the equipments and the conservation of the Residence facilities and the surrounding areas.
The Accommodation Office Coordinator works under the direct supervision of the General Support of IST, which is in charge of the coordination and control of the Coordinator work ensuring all the administrative procedures. It’s also the responsibility of the Area Coordinator to ensure the technical quality of the work produced and an effective compliance with the appropriate terms to provide services taking into account the interests of the recipients. The General Support is within the structure of the Technical Board/Executive Board of the IST.
In order to support the management of the Accommodation Office area, the Technical Board, through the General Support assists the Management Board of IST, in the scope of the regulation concerning the access, the organization and operation of the Residences.