Mission and Strategic Plan


To promote postgraduate training and the research within the area of Public Health, in order to contribute to the in-depth study and knowledge dissemination of this area. Therefore, ENSP-NOVA’s mission essentially includes the following elements:

To promote a teaching-learning process in Public Health centered on the student and on an integrated, dynamic and prospective vision of both the health system and the Sciences of the Public Health;

Dedicate to the scientific discovery, the production of knowledge and the innovation of Public Health practices;

Articulate research and education with action and innovation in Public Health, in order to be an effective influence of the emerging knowledge society, actively integrating into the value chains of the developing network society;

ENSP-NOVA mission is not limited to promoting the health of Portuguese, but it is also expressed in its contribution to the promotion of “global health”.