The University of Minho (UMinho), founded in 1973, is renowned for the quality of its teaching, the quality of its students, the public recognition given to its Alumni, and for its intervention and strong links with the local community and the surrounding region.
The School of Engineering is a School devoted to cutting-edge research and capable of addressing real life problems in close cooperation with industry and society.
R&D activities foster the creation of new knowledge, which is in turn applied and taught, constantly renewing the cycle of practice-based learning. As an R&D excellence institution, the School devotes its activities to strategic areas for its development, strengthening its position in the national and international research institutes’ network.
Our research is not only market-driven but addresses also the benefits of long-term approaches to our key partners – Industry and Students.