Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto

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Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto
Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto
FEUP logo
Motto Virtus Unita Fortius Agit - The united virtue is the strongest
Established 1926
Type Public university
Rector Sebastião Feyo de Azevedo
Admin. staff 1560 (2010)
Students ~8,530 (2011/2012)
Location Porto, Portugal
Campus Pólo II - Campus da Asprela
Colors Tijolo (Brick)     
Website http://www.fe.up.pt
Panoramic View of the Facade of the Faculty
FEUP Library
The Main Entrance of The Faculty of Engineering
FEUP Central Yard
FEUP Central Yard
Every year, the faculty attracts many foreign students under the Erasmus Programme

The Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FEUP) is the engineering faculty of the University of Porto, in Porto, Portugal. With its origins in the 18th century, the institution became known as Faculdade de Engenharia in 1926. It awards degrees from the licentiate to doctorate, in several engineering fields, ranging from mechanical engineering to chemical engineering. It is a top-level engineering school, known to be one of the best in Europe, as well as in Portugal with Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa and Instituto Superior Técnico.

Coordinates: 41°10′41″N 8°35′54″W / 41.17806°N 8.59833°W / 41.17806; -8.59833

Departments[edit]

The Faculty is organized by departments, which have some autonomy and can be divided in sections, if their dimension or scientific aims recommend it.

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Informatics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering and Management
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Mining Engineering

Degrees Awarded[edit]

Licenciate/Bachelor:

  • Information Science
  • Communication Sciences: Journalism, Public Relations, Multimedia
  • Engineering Sciences - Mining and Geo-Environmental Engineering

Integrated Master:

  • Bioengineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Electric and Computer Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering and Management
  • Informatics and Computing Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering

Master:

  • Information Science
  • Communication Sciences
  • Industrial Design
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Information Engineering
  • Mining and Geo-Environmental Engineering
  • Occupational Safety and Hygiene Engineering
  • Services Engineering and Management
  • Innovation and Technological Entrepreneurship
  • Multimedia
  • Spatial Planning and Urban Project

Doctorate (PhD):

  • Informatics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Refining, Petrochemical and Chemical Engineering
  • Mining and Geo-Resources Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Engineering and Public Policy
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Physics Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering and Management
  • Informatics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • Leaders for Technological Industries
  • Digital Media
  • Spatial Planning
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Transport Systems
  • Sustainable Energy Systems
  • Telecommunications

Notable alumni[edit]

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