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Engenharia e Gestão do Ambiente

InformationThe course/CS does not admit students in 2006/2007.

To train environmental engineers with the capacity to project and implement prevention, intervention, reduction and rehabilitation’ technologies. All this to reduce or eliminate the pollution malefic effects, reducing the negative impacts of the human activity in the Environment. Among the regular activities of an Environmental Engineer, we have:

  • Project and management of water and waste water treatment plants;
  • Monitoring of discharges of liquid effluents, gaseous emissions, water and air quality;
  • Analysis of contamination cases: sampling, analysis, data treatment, interpretation and impact analysis;
  • Project and management of the waste treatment;
  • Forecast of the contaminants’ movement in big environmental compartments: atmosphere, surface, underground and soil water;
  • Project and planning of the contaminated places’ rehabilitation strategies;
  • Industrial Ecology and Environmental Management Systems;
  • Development of the answer strategies to emergency exceptional situations, such as, oil spills;
  • Planning of the execution, technical direction and control of enterprises similar to the ones mentioned previously;
  • Elaboration of environmental impact studies, namely those associated to big engineering enterprises.

Career Avenues

  • City Councils;
  • Municipalized Services;
  • Municipal Enterprises;
  • Industrial enterprises with reduction systems and pollution control;
  • Provision of services enterprises in the conception’s dominium;
  • Project and exploration of the depollution systems;
  • Advisory offices and exercise of liberal professions;
  • Training and R&D (universities, polytechnic institutes and others);
  • Organisms and entities of regional and central administration;
  • Construction enterprises.

Access Scheme

    Entrance requirements include national exams in:
    (18) Maths – obligatoryand one of the following options: (I) Physics, (II) Chemistry, (III) Biology.
    Numerus Clausus - 40


FEUP (Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto)
Paula Cristina Gonçalves Lima
Room: F210
Tel.: +351 22 508 1960
Fax: +351 22 508 1448
e-mail: plima@fe.up.pt

General information

Official Code: 1218
Acronym: LEGA
Academic Degree: Bachelor
Type of course/cycle of study: First Degree
Start: 2004/2005
End: 2006/2007
Duration: 5 Years


  • Licenciado degree in Engineering and Environmental Management (5-year pre-Bologna degree) ( national credits)
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