The School of Education and Communication of the University of Algarve and the School of Sports of the Polytechnic Institute of Santarém confer in association the degree of Master in Recreation Sports.

For the academic year 201/2022, the master's course only opens vacancies in the Rio Maior Sports School, according to the notice available on the Instituto Politécnico de Santarém website.


To train technicians with specialized skills in sport to intervene as managers of sports activities in recreational contexts. Through the interconnection of several areas - sport, tourism, boating, nature, it is intended that these technicians develop skills that enable them to manage and innovate in an articulated manner sports projects and programmes in recreational contexts.

Due to the fact that the tourist context is the one in which this type of sports activities are most frequently performed, and because the Algarve is the largest tourist resort area in the country, the course is preferably aimed at the tourist context.

The application to the Masters is made through the IPSantárem