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Bachelor Civil Engineering

Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa
Program overview
6 semesters
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Start dates
6,100 EUR
September 2021

6,100 EUR
September 2022

6,100 EUR
September 2023

Program description

Bachelor Civil Engineering

The Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering has a program based on the accumulation of credits in several scientific areas with the main objective of providing the students with a strong background in:

  • Basic Sciences (basic scientific training, enabling the acquisition of further
  • Skills of broader scope in a wide range of domains;
  • Engineering Sciences (application of the Basic Sciences to general models;
  • Complementary Sciences (not belonging to the scientific area of the course;
  • Specialty Sciences (direct application to real problems of civil engineering.

Admission requirements

International Student

  • Hold a Portuguese secondary school diploma or
  • Possess a qualification diploma legally equivalent to Portuguese secondary education or
  • Hold a qualification that gives access to higher education, in the country of origin

Undergraduate Courses

  • Document proving the completion of Portuguese secondary education or equivalent (ENEM, in case of Brazilian students) or, the necessary and sufficient qualification for access to higher education in the country of origin duly certified by the competent authorities

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Year 1

1st Semester

  • Linear Algebra and Analytic Geometry
  • Calculus I
  • General Drawing
  • Computer Science and Programming
  • Chemistry
  • Geology Engineering

2nd Semester

  • Probability and Statistics for Engineering
  • Calculus II
  • Drawing and Computer-Aided Design
  • General Physics
  • Statics
  • Urbanism and Transportation

Year 2

3rd Semester

  • Mathematical Methods for Civil Engineering
  • Physics for Civil Engineers
  • Strengths of Materials I
  • Construction Materials Technology I
  • Topography
  • Hydraulics I

4th Semester

  • Construction Management
  • Strength of Materials II
  • Structural Analysis
  • Construction Materials Technology II
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Hydraulics II

Year 3

5th Semester

  • Management in Construction
  • Retaining Structures and Foundations
  • Structural Concrete I
  • Thermal and acoustics in Buildings
  • Transportation Infrastrutures I
  • Urban Hydraulics I

6th Semester

  • Management of Construction Works
  • Structural Concrete II
  • Design of Structures
  • Construction and Rehabilitation Technologies
  • Transportation Infrastructures II
  • Urban Hydraulics II

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

The tuition fee for both local/EU and international students is: 6,100€ per year


Credit Points: 180

Career opportunities

Taking into account all curricular units, it allows to obtain the following skills: In the area of Studies and Projects:

  • Projects for the stability of current building structures
  • Studies of thermal, hygrometric and acoustic behavior of buildings
  • Fire safety projects
  • Building water supply network projects
  • Building drainage network projects (wastewater and rainwater)
  • Projects of streets and roads of small dimension and local character
  • Collaboration in medium and high importance road communication projects
  • Collaboration in railway communication projects
  • Collaboration in allotment projects

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About this institute

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Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa

Located in the metropolitan area of Lisbon and composed of eight schools, IPL- Politécnico de Lisboa is a public institution with a long history in the field of higher education. IPL is composed of the following schools: School of Communication...

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Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa

Estrade de Benfica 529
1549-020 Lisbon

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