Conference Venue

Instituto Superior Técnico (Alameda campus)

The #NanoSeries2024 conference venue is Centro de Congressos, Alameda campus of Instituto Superior Técnico, located at Avenida Rovisco Pais, 1, 1049-001 Lisbon, Portugal.

How to reach IST Alameda

From the airport: From the Lisbon Airport (Portela) to IST Alameda campus is an approximate 10 minute drive. The airport is very close to the city centre — it is located 7 km from the centre — and there are different alternatives to get there, namely by Metro, by city bus, or by taxi. If you choose the Metro to go from the airport straight to IST, you have the red line (linha vermelha) and you should exit at Alameda or Saldanha station. It takes around 15 to 20 minutes and costs €1.50 plus €0.50 for the “viva viagem” rechargeable card.

By taxi or similar services: Taxis are more flexible and allow you to arrive at IST Alameda from any point in the city, but of course the tariff also increases according to the distance, traffic and time of day. The trip from the Airport to IST Alameda costs around 10 euros. It is possible to buy “taxi vouchers” at the airport from €20 to €25. You can also use Uber in Portugal.

By bus: The whole city of Lisbon is covered by an urban transport network with convenient timetables and frequent buses. The following buses stop near the IST Alameda campus:

  • Av. Rovisco Pais/Av. António José de Almeida (side entrances): 720, 742, 767
  • Alameda: 708 (bike bus), 717, 718, 720, 735, 767; night bus: 206, 208
  • Saldanha/Arco do Cego: 713, 716, 720, 726, 727, 736, 738, 742, 744, 767, 783; night bus: 207

For further information visit the Carris bus company website.

By Metro (underground subway):
Saldanha Metro station: Yellow Line (Linha amarela) and Red Line (Linha vermelha)
Alameda Metro station: Green Line (Linha verde) and Red Line (Linha vermelha)
For further information visit the Lisbon Metro website.

About Instituto Superior Técnico (Alameda campus)

Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), which belongs to Universidade de Lisboa, is the largest school of Architecture, Engineering, Science and Technology in Portugal, involving a community of over 10.000 people. It aims to contribute to the development of society, promoting excellence in higher education, in the fields of Architecture, Engineering, Science and Technology by developing Research, Development and Innovation (RD&I) activities.

The IST Alameda campus was built under the direction of Duarte Pacheco and was concluded in 1937 by Porfírio Pardal Monteiro, who created the first autonomous campus of the Portuguese university system.

Located in Lisbon, the Alameda campus provides privileged access to Lisbon’s main points of interest. The public transport network allows quick travels to all points of the city.

The different areas on campus allow students, researchers, faculty and staff to develop extracurricular activities, in a real university atmosphere.

Directions to Reach Venue


Centro de Congressos do IST Instituto Superior Técnico Campus Alameda Av. Rovisco Pais, 1, 1049-001 Lisboa

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