April 2019



Polytechnic of Leiria is committed with the sustainability of its campuses and encourages the use of soft modes mobility. Knowing that the changes in society, the adaptation of the territories to new realities and the changes in the mobility are long processes, the Polytechnic of Leiria fulfills its role as an higher education institution, collaborating in the formation of responsible citizens and that guarantee the sustainable future of the planet, challenging and invigorating the territories where it is inserted.


One of the flagship projects of this strategy is the U-Bike - Polytechnic of Leiria. After ten months without accidents or acts of vandalism, the Polytechnic of Leiria is a national reference, with more than 220 users and a total of 50,000km traveled.


Reinforcing the commitment to the project and the inherent objectives, the Presidency of the Polytechnic accepted the proposal of a set of changes that intend to encourage, even more, the use of these bicycles. Thus, in a year in which the number of applications for Students Scholarships has increased again, the Polytechnic of Leiria will reduce the costs with the monthly fee and the guarantee for students who wish to join the U-Bike project.



5 € monthly fee and 25 € initial deposit (for new applications)


Other members of the academic community

9,5 € monthly fee and 25 € initial deposit (for new applications)




The application period is continuous.

The application of the Regulation 5th Article is suspended until the candidates exceed the number of the available bicycles.