General provisions

Article 1

(Constitution and name)

The Cooperativa de Ensino Superior Artístico do Porto, C. R. L., in abbreviated form CESAP, previously Cooperativa de Ensino Superior Artístico – Árvore I, C. R. L., is integrated in the field of education of the cooperative sector and it will govern itself by the following statutes and all applicable legal provisions.

Article 2


1 - It’s headquartered is located in Porto, at Largo de São Domingos, 80, the joint boroughs of Cedofeita, Santo Idelfonso, Sé, Miragaia, São Nicolau, and Vitória. 2 - The general assembly can change the headquarter’s location, but to move it to a location which is registered in a records office different from that which has been registered in the constitution, only can be done by changing the statutes. 3 - The general assembly can also deliberate over the opening of branches or delegations in whichever locality.

Article 3


It constitutes the Cooperative’s primary object the preservation of one or more artistic institutions of higher education and, still, in articulation with them, the making of activities which matter to their courses’ practises, their students’ and graduates’ professional development, and their members’ valorisation.