FEUP - Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto
Faculty of Engineering - A Faculty of international Reference
Excellence, Innovation, Entrepreneurship. Qualities that make the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP) a faculty of reference in Portugal and abroad. Founded in 1926 - and with its roots built over de Polytechnic Academy, created in 1837 - FEUP is one of the 14 faculties of the University of Porto, the largest university of Portugal and an institution of international reference that aims at being recognized as one of the 100 best in the world in 2011.
Working closely with several institutions of reference such as the European Space Agency (ESA), IBM, Microsoft and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), as well as research universities such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the University of Texas at Austin (UTA) or the Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto dedicates strong attention to the Bologna process. Therefore, FEUP has renovated its educational programmes accordingly, taking into account positions of many stakeholders in Portugal and abroad, and in the framework of the European Federation of National Engineering Associations (FEANI), the Council of Associations of Long Cycle Engineers of University or Higher School of Engineering of the European Union (CLAIU) and the Conference of European Schools for Advanced Education and Research (CESAER).
Sustained by the high quality R&D that is produced as a result of the Excellence of its several research units and their strong international partnerships, FEUP puts itself in the XXI century as an institution that seeks to ensure that its students will be able to design, develop, implement and operate complex systems, generating added value, in a context of environmental sustainability and following social and professional ethical principles.