36 months
3500 EUR/year
3000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Mechanical Engineering from University of Porto aims to train highly qualified researchers in the area of Mechanical Engineering.


At Mechanical Engineering from University of Porto training is conducted by a high level study and research in a subject included in the wide range of areas covered by mechanical engineering. 

Students at Mechanical Engineering from University of Porto will:

  • be able to carry out important research in the area of his PhD, autonomous but also at the same time several Integrator competences, 
  • promote the development of knowledge both in academic and scientific environment, as well as in business environment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analysis of Industrial Risks
  • Bio Mechanics
  • Complements of Finite Elements
  • Control of Non-Linear Systems
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Solar Energy
  • Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics
  • Structural Adhesive Joints
  • Composite Laminates
  • Composite Materials

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • ID document (Citizen Card /ID Card / Passport) or declaration containing the identification data 
  • Graduation certificate regarding a higher education degree 
  • Certificate (Transcript) of the higher education institution listing the curricular units in which you got a passing grade, indicating the regime (semester/year) and the number of credit units/ECTS.
  • Curriculum vitae 
  • Letter of motivation;
  • Information regarding the supervisor;
  • Letters of recommendation;
  • Photo (optional)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    3500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3500 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3000 EUR per year during 36 months.

Students covered by the international student status (CPLP) - 3.000,00€

Living costs for Porto

556 - 865 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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