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About Us

The Institute of Arts and Letters of Albufeira is an education establishment licensed by the Portuguese Ministry of Education, which is the highest official recognition attributed to private schools in Portugal.


ISTA offers several programs for children, teenagers and adults: Professional Training, School Tuition and Language Courses.

The license by the Ministry of Education allows us to offer all language courses exempt from VAT and deductible at the IRS. It also allows all our graduates to obtain Certificates of Completion recognised in the labour market.


Our Team

Sérgio Felício
Managing Director
Catarina Cruz
Coordinator of School Tuition
Margarida Guilherme
Pedagogical Director
Nelson Rodrigues
Coordinator of Language Courses


We have a vast team of experienced teachers in different languages (English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch and Portuguese for foreigners).



If you want to be part of our team, you can fill the following form or send your Curriculum Vitae to:

Come work with us



School Licenced by:


ISTA, Avenida do Ténis, nº13, 8200-011, Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal

Tlf: (+351) 930 488 577


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