The Faculty of Engineering is the largest Faculty of the University of Porto and has a significant autonomy. With 90,000 square meters of campus, FEUP has excellent infrastructures, including 9 departments that serve a community of approximately 7000 students.
FEUP enjoys a very strong reputation all over the country, namely among its prospective students, and typically accepts just a percentage of the candidates that apply each year. The dense network of international cooperation is another of its assets.
FEUP pays strong attention to the Bologna process and is renewing its educational programmes accordingly, taking into account positions of many stakeholders in Portugal and abroad, opinions expressed by international organisations such as FEANI, CLAIU and CESAER, and European Union documents such as the 2005 directive, dated September 25th, recognising professional qualifications.
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FEUP’s Mission is: international high level professional engineering education and training, sustained by expert R&D with local focus but recognised quality at global level, comprising a strong scientific, technical, ethical and cultural basis.