Master in Mechanical Engineering

Universidade de Aveiro
2 years
Master's degree
Scholarships available
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Universidade de Aveiro

About this program

Master in Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering is the most comprehensive of all engineering fields, developing skills that encompass a wide variety of scientific areas. This master’s degree has an innovative configuration, in which the access to a wide variety of possibilities for personalized training orbits around a project core, as an integrator of knowledge of and competences in Mechanical Engineering. The curricular structure of the Master’s in Mechanical Engineering at Universidade de Aveiro bets on a transversal integration of engineering skills and a clearly practical learning in flexible training paths. Students will find a degree that is close to society and to its needs, centered on building skills and ensuring a solid core foundation, and at the same time specialized according to the interests of each future Engineer.

Admission requirements

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

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Program content

Year 1

1st Semester

  • Product Development Project
  • Thermal Systems Project

2nd Semester

  • Machines and Structures Project
  • Automation Systems Project

Year 2

1st Semester

  • Dissertation / Project / Internship Research Proposal
  • Seminars in Mechanical Engineering

2nd Semester

Dissertation / Project / Internship

Scholarships & funding

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


  • Tuition fees 2022/2023: 1000€/year
  • International tuition fees 2022/2023: 5500€ /year

Career paths

The Master’s in Mechanical Engineering involves a complete and extended training that integrates several scientific areas. Our future engineers will not have difficulties in entering the job market, either nationally or internationally. They can perform functions in the most varied sectors, industrial and not only, for example: engineering design; mold industry; automation, robotics and industrial IT; product development; maintenance and manufacturing technologies; design of structures and equipment; automotive, aeronautics and aerospace industry; industrial management; teaching and research; thermal and fluids; software programming and development; just to mention some of the areas of intervention of Mechanical Engineering in the job market. Our students are thus prepared to adapt to any challenge and to guarantee a skilled and knowledgeable performance in a world in constant change.

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About this institute

Universidade de Aveiro

Join an international community with people from 96 countries, studying, researching and living together in one of the cities with best quality of life in Portugal. Universidade de Aveiro is globally recognized by the quality of its teaching and researching...

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Why study at Universidade de Aveiro

Why is Universidade de Aveiro the your next best step?

  • Teaching and research experiences of excellence: here in Aveiro, you will find some of the best teachers, known internationally for their field work, investigation methods and results and 20 research centers evaluated with incredible remark.
  • Intercultural environment: in a universe of over 90 nationalities, you can expect to see, feel and live cultures from all around the globe. Besides all the Intercultural events (more than 80 in 2019), you can count on a team fully dedicated to help you in any matters related to your studies and living abroad circumstances.
  • Learn for the future: it is a modern university, with excellent infrastructures to learn and to start developing your career today. The university’s interdisciplinary atmosphere is crucial for the growth of critical knowledge and to develop towards society.
  • Academic support: Universidade de Aveiro offers to its international students’ programs that allow them to get familiar with Portuguese language or level their knowledge on core subjects like Mathematics.
  • International cooperation and mobility: While studying in Aveiro, you can take advantage of numerous mobility programs that will take your education experience to a whole different level, while living in a new country, meeting new people and learning new skills. Universidade de Aveiro also has cooperation agreements with hundreds of international institutions.
  • Young and vibrant city: A medium sized city, with a low cost of life, capable of combining both amazing natural places, such as beaches, mountains and rivers and, at the same time, renowned innovation & tech events, projects and centers.

Contact info

Universidade de Aveiro

Campus Universitário de Santiago
3810-193 Aveiro

Phone no: +351+351 234 370 200

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