The IPCB has a dynamic and multicultural environment, to which more than 700 international students contribute, offering exceptional opportunities for students, researchers, and entrepreneurs.

The city of Castelo Branco is very safe, welcoming, and multicultural. With easy access, it is served by several public transport links that connect it to the main cities of the country, Lisbon and Porto, and Europe. It has a vibrant nightlife and an deep cultural life, with a very affordable living cost.