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Edifício A (Administração) Edifício B (Aulas) - Bloco I Edifício B (Aulas) - Bloco II Edifício B (Aulas) - Bloco III Edifício B (Aulas) - Bloco IV Edifício C (Biblioteca) Edifício D (CICA) Edifício E (Química) Edifício F (Minas e Metalurgia) Edifício F (Minas e Metalurgia) Edifício G (Civil) Edifício H (Civil) Edifício I (Electrotecnia) Edifício J (Electrotecnia) Edifício K (Pavilhão FCNAUP) Edifício L (Mecânica) Edifício M (Mecânica) Edifício N (Garagem) Edifício O (Cafetaria) Edifício P (Cantina) Edifício Q (Central de Gases) Edifício R (Laboratório de Engenharia do Ambiente) Edifício S (INESC) Edifício T (Torre do INEGI) Edifício U (Nave do INEGI) Edifício X (Associação de Estudantes)


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Human Resources
Teaching staff 547
FTE 1 Teaching staff 409
Teaching staff holding a PhD (FTE) 89%
Researchers 30
Non-academic staff 319 2
Non-academic staff/FTE teaching staff ratio 0.81

(1) Full-time equivalent.

(2) About 33% belong to the new shared services of UPorto (SPUP). Does not include piece work contracts.



Programme (2013/2014)

Courses 63
Degree courses
Undergraduate courses 3
Integrated Masters (1st and 2nd cycle) courses 9

All the integrated masters, as well as the master in Mining and Geo-Environmental Engineering exhibit the European quality label EUR-ACE (www.enaee.eu).

Masters courses 12
PhD courses 22
Non-degree courses
Specialisations and Advanced studies courses 4
Stand-alone training courses 13

Admissions (2013/2014)

Admissions to degree courses administered at FEUP 1 832
Number of applicants per place available (1st phase) 3.0
Applicants admitted to their first choice courses (1st phase) 54%
Average acceptable admission grade (1st phase) 16.3
New students enrolled on undergraduate courses 23
New students enrolled on Integrated Masters (1st and 2nd cycle) courses 1 430
New students enrolled on Masters courses 221
New students enrolled on PhD courses 158

Students Enrolled (2013/2014)

Students Enrolled 8 199 3
Degree syllabus 7 174 (fem.g.:28.9%)
Undergraduate courses 164
Integrated Masters (1st and 2nd cycle) courses 5 832
Masters courses 441
PhD courses 737
FTE students/FTE teaching staff ratio 16.5 4
Non-degree syllabus 1 025
Advanced Studies courses 39
Stand-alone training courses 175
Training units forming part of FEUP courses 811

(3) Does not include students on mobility programmes (see Internationalization). Includes the share of FEUP in courses in partnership with other organic units of UPorto, or with other Higher Education institutions.

(4) Includes the number of FTE students enrolled on 1st and 2nd cycle courses in 2012/2013, or in year 1 of PhD courses. Also includes the number of FTE teaching staff as of 31/12/2013.


Newly qualified graduates from courses administered at FEUP 1 139
Undergraduate degree courses 13
Integrated Masters (1st and 2nd cycle) degree courses 847
Masters degree courses 163
PhD courses 116


Students employed at date of graduation 37%
Students employed 1 month after graduation 52%
Students employed 4-6 months after graduation 78%



R&D Structures with participation of FEUP academic staff    30
R&D units whose host institution is FEUP 9
R&D units whose host institution is external to FEUP 21
R&D units rated Excellent, or Very Good, or which involve an Associate Laboratory 83%
Scientific Publications
Scientific publications indexed to the Web of Science - Thomson Reuters, 729
   from which, with foreign coauthors 307
Scientific publications indexed to the Web of Science per FTE PhD holder 1.86
R&D Projects
National R&D projects being undertaken (without company involvement) 101 5
International R&D projects being undertaken (without company involvement) 36 5
R&D projects in progress in partnership with companies 42 5

(5) The figures do not include projects under the direction of independent institutes.



Cooperation agreements with companies (active) 170
Dissertations undertaken in companies (2012/2013) 328 (37.1%)
Cooperation agreements with international universities (valid) 309
Dissertations undertaken within mobility programmes (2012/2013) 53 (6.0%)
Technology Transfer
Patent applications filed in 2013/Cumulative total 14/71
Spin-off companies set up in 2013 (cumulative total) 19
Events 291
Cultural events 37
Scientific and academic events 223
Sports events 4
Events related to student associations 27
Economic Impact
Economic impact of FEUP activity in Porto 6 32.7 M¤

(6) The economic impact of FEUP was estimated by means of multipliers method (Fernandes, R. (2007). ‘Local and regional impacts of the University of Porto’, Master’s thesis in Economy, Faculdade de Economia , Universidade do Porto, Porto.)



FEUP as a Member of International Associations
Participation in international associations CESAER, MAGALHÃES, ESMU, IACEE, EAUC, ASEE, SEFI, etc.
Training at International Level (2013/2014)
Mobility students - INCOMING 241
Mobility students - OUTGOING 319
International students on undergraduate and integrated Masters (1st and 2nd cycle) courses (FTE) 93 7
International students on Masters and Specialisation courses (FTE) 45 7
International students on 3rd cycle courses (FTE) 150 7
International University Rankings
NTU Ranking (Taiwan)
Rank (Europe/World)
UPorto in the Engineering Field 50/170
  Civil Engineering 14/54
  Chemical Engineering 13/64
  Mechanical Engineering 28/92
Qs Ranking Rank (Europe/World) 
UPorto in the Engineering Field (Europe/World) 56/152

(7) Does not include students on mobility programmes.



Physical Resources
Total area of the FEUP campus 93 918 m2
Green spaces 23 000 m2
Building footprint area – FEUP and Students’Union 26 778 m2
Building footprint area - Interface Institutes 3 600 m2
Building gross floor area - FEUP and Students’Union 83 975 m2
Building gross floor area - Library 6 419 m2
Building gross floor area - Interface Institutes 13 630 m2
Departments 9
Teaching and research labs 191
Number of computers available for teaching 1 560
Investment in lab equipment 1.21 M¤
Financial Resources 8
State budget 24.77 M¤
Income from FEUP private sources 14.72 M¤
Income from FEUP R&D projects 12.68 M¤

(8) - Does not include income from FEUP academic staff activity under the direction of independent institutes.


Finalised on 23/05/2014.

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