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The Polytechnic Institute of Viseu is a state higher education institution aimed at producing and disseminating knowledge, carrying out research activities and training professionals, in order to promote sustainable development and quality of life in the region.

This institution is guided by fundamental values such as multidimensional training, respect for rights, active participation of all, ethical commitment towards society, excellence and autonomy.

Constant efforts are being made with the objective of building an institution with national and international visibility, based on excellence at the levels of teaching, scientific and cultural production and on its contribution to effective regional and national development and also to equal opportunities.