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Electromechanical Engineering

 1st Cycle Degree     Departamento de Engenharia Eletromecânica [Portuguese]

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Study plan   Electromechanical Engineering


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DGES code
CNAEF classification 522 | Decree no. 256/2005 [PT]
Publication in the Portuguese Official Gazette Order no. 1330/2023
Assessment/Accreditation/Registration A3ES Accreditation, 11-05-2020
Self-assessment Report
Initial Registry: R/A-Ef 3392/2011, 18-03-2011
Changes registry: R/A-Ef 3392/2011/AL01, 16-06-2022
Mode of study Daytime
ECTS 180
Other information Statistics [PT]

National Access Competition  

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Admission Requirements
Vacancies 35 (2024)
Lowest Admission Grade 149.7 (1.ª fase - 2023)


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Profile of the programme To promote the educational and social training and the interaction between different groups of knowledge. Develop capabilities of communication with specialists and generalists. Enable the application of knowledge, and skills of interpretation and reasoning to solve problems, and to design products, equipments and systems. Develop independent learning capabilities allowing the specialist to adapt to constant changing technologies, in a broad range of context and disciplines. Build the capability to integrate knowledge, to handle complex issues, to develop solutions and make judgements in situations of limited and incomplete information. Develop leadership skills for managing people, processes, equipments and goods. Empower to integrate teams of scientific research, innovation and entrepreneurship thus contributing to improve the quality of scientific and technological development of the country.
Key learning outcomes Acquire a detailed knowledge of physics, chemistry and mathematics, and on the disciplines of engineering sciences in the field of Electromechanical Engineering; in particularly on Mechanics and Thermodynamics, Electricity and Electronics, and Instrumentation, Automation and Control. In particular, the ability to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of facts, concepts, theories and principles essential to the training in Electromechanical Engineering. Present a capability to analyse, identify, classify and describe the performance of systems and components through the application of analytical methods, including computational, on the use of a model and system approach. Prepare the students to continue their education on a 2nd Cycle in Electromechanical Engineering.
Occupational profiles of graduates The Degree in Electromechanical Engineering from the University of Beira Interior has excellent career prospects. As a result of the extensive training that characterizes the course, graduates in Electromechanical Engineering have excellent versatility. They therefore have a strong demand in the labor market, surpassing the supply of graduates, which is felt in various sectors of activity. Career opportunities for a Degree in Electromechanical Engineering arise in several areas, such as electromechanical, mechatronics, mechanics, electronics, aeronautics, energy production, energy efficiency; robotics, among others.
The course has a high employability. In 2018, the unemployment rate of graduates in Electromechanical Engineering at the University of Beira Interior was 0%.
For example, graduates in Electromechanical Engineering from the University of Beira Interior can be found performing the following functions:
- Management and participation in project teams;
- Production and process management in the industry;
- Management of maintenance departments;
- Research and development activities;
- Performance of entrepreneurial activities in the perspective of business creation;
- Performance of project evaluation, consultancy and training activities;
- Teaching and scientific research activities.
Learning facilities 10 Laboratories (Automation, Robotics, Mechanical Technology, Materials, Electricity, Electrical Machines, Thermodynamics and Energetic, Instrumentation and Measurements, Thermal Machines, Fluid Mechanics, Digital Systems and Electronics).
3 PC Rooms (100 stations) for teaching Programming, Computer Assisted Design, Electromechanical Project.
Computerized Library with more than 80 000 books, and hundreds of computer stations.
2 Workshops for curricular and extra-curricular work.
6 Teaching rooms and 4 Anphiteatre reserved for the degree.
Student Dorms with more than 800 beds.
Canteens and Snack-Bar
Sports facilities for several activities.
Medical and nurse facilities.
Requirements and regulations (assessment and graduation) UBI Regulations [PT]

Erasmus+ Agreements

Erasmus Agreements
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  • Universitatea Politehnica din Bucuresti • Roménia • Duration: S
  • Istanbul Teknik Universitesi • Turquia • Duration: S
  • Kazimierz Wielki University • Polónia • Duration: A
  • Universidad de Valladolid • Espanha • Duration: S
  • Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya • Espanha • Duration: A
  • Universidad Miguel Hermandez de Elche • Espanha • Duration: A
  • Gdansk University of Technology • Polónia • Duration: A
  • University of Batman • Turquia • Duration: S
  • University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy • Bulgária • Duration: S
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  • Universidad de La Laguna • Espanha • Duration: S • Get Agreement

Departamento de Engenharia Eletromecânica

Calçada Fonte do Lameiro
6201-001 Covilhã
275 242 055

Course Coordinator(s)

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Course Director
Abílio Manuel Pereira da Silva
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Mobility coordinator
Davide Sérgio Baptista da Fonseca


Scientific Committee
Abílio Manuel Pereira da Silva
Davide Sérgio Baptista da Fonseca
Hélder Joaquim Dinis Correia
João António da Silva Barata
Maria do Rosário Alves Calado
Pedro Nuno Dinho Pinto da Silva
Sandra Maria Bargão Saraiva Ferreira

Pedagogical Coordination Committee
Abílio Manuel Pereira da Silva
Year Coordinators
Abílio Manuel Pereira da Silva(1st)
Paulo Manuel Oliveira Fael (2nd)
Paulo Jorge dos Santos Pimentel de Oliveira (3rd)
Year Representatives
Matilde Grácio Delgado Galvão de Sousa (1st)
Mariana da Silva Veloso (2nd)
Guilherme Alexandre Lopes de Jesus (3rd)

Recognition Committee
Abílio Manuel Pereira da Silva
Davide Sérgio Baptista da Fonseca
Maria do Rosário Alves Calado
Pedro Nuno Dinho Pinto da Silva
Note: The information contained in these pages does not relieve consultation of official documents. Last updated on: 2014-08-07

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