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Master in Services Engineering and Management

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Today, the service sector represents more than 70% of production and employment in the most developed world economies, and its relevance is increasing everywhere. Service provision involves people, processes and technologies. As such, developing and managing services requires multidisciplinary competences in diverse areas, such as technology and social sciences.

The Master in Service Engineering and Management (MESG) aims at developing competences to conceive, design, implement and operate technology enabled service systems.

Who can apply
MESG is directed to graduates in Engineering, Science, Economics or Management, who want to develop their career in service development, design and management, either in service or in manufacturing industries.

Application requirements
MESG candidates must have a good BSc first degree or equivalent degree (180 ECTS) in Engineering, Engineering Sciences, Computing, Mathematics, Economics or Management. According to each candidate’s background, a plan of studies can be defined to best complement previous competences. English proficiency is required.

Full time MESG students will be required to work full time on the courses and projects during the two years. As such, this program is not compatible with full time jobs. However, a significant number of courses is lectured on Friday and Saturday morning. As such, it may be possible to complete the MESG while working

Numerus Clausus
The Course will run with a maximum of 30 participants.

For more information please go to: www.fe.up.pt/mesg

Employment Prospects

The multidisciplinary training of MESG provides a wide range of career paths for its students, leading also to a high rate of employability among MESG graduates. The combination of engineering, management and ICT skills allows MESG graduates to address complex problems in organizations, since they can communicate and collaborate with other professionals in different functional areas. Thus, organizations from various sectors of activity are looking for MESG graduates, particularly in the areas of information technology, consulting and logistics and transportation.

MESG graduates often take on the role of consultant, business analyst, project manager, product manager, operations manager, product owner, customer experience manager.



Application period 2023-24:

1st phase
Applications: from 16th January through 23rd february 2023
Communication of selection results: 10th March 2023
Registration: from 4th April through 12th April 2023 (online)
Substitute placement: from 18th April through 2nd May 2023

2nd phase
Applications: from 24th february through 17th April 2023
Communication of selection results: 17th May 2023
Registration: from 13th June through 21st July 2023 (online)
Substitute placement: from 25th July through 2nd August 2023

3rd phase
Applications: from28th april through 8th August 2023
Communication of selection results: 4th September 2023
Registration: from 6th through 18th September 2023 (online)
Substitute placement: from 20th September through 02nd October 2023

To ask for more information please send a message to mesg@fe.up.pt

MESG Office
Tel.: +351-22 508 1639
FEUP – Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto
Rua Dr. Roberto Frias
4200-465 Porto

General information

Official Code: 6294
Director: Lia Patricio
Assistant Director: Gabriela Beirão
Acronym: MESG
Academic Degree: Master
Type of course/cycle of study: Masters Degree
Start: 2007/2008
Duration: 2 Years

Study Plan


  • Master in Services Engineering and Management (120 ECTS credits)
  • Specialization in Services Engineering and Management (90 ECTS credits)

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