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UP.PT - Faculty of Engineering

First Degree in Mining and Geo-Environmental Engineering

L.EMG is the first study cycle (licentiate) in mining engineering at FEUP. It aims at the capacitation of a mining engineer with a design profile, able not only to operate but also to design a mining system in its full complexity.

Job Opportunities

Within the mining industry: Extraction and processing of metal and industrial ores, fuel, ornamental rocks and inert materials.
Fields of activity: extraction industry in mines, quarries, cement industry and the water industry; construction, involving earthmoving, tunnels and dams.
Services: applied research laboratories, supervision and licencing, design and planning offices.

In the environmental field: Environmental impact and assessment studies; environmental technologies related to the treatment of solid waste and intervention in contaminated sites, in particular groundwater and earth.
Fields of activity: Companies operating in the Geo-environmental field, design offices, land use planning services.

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Faculty of Engineering
Type of Course
First Degree
6 Semesters / 180.0 ECTS
Mark of the last classified*

1ª Phase 121

2ª Phase 120.8

Portuguese - Suitable for English - speaking students
Annual Tuition Fee (Full Tuition Fee)
National: 697.00€
International: 6000.00€
CPLP International: 3300.00€

* Information only related to the National Call for Applications

All the information presented relates to 2023/2024

Registration and Accreditation


Registration n.ºR/A-Ef 2701/2011/AL01 in July 6, 2021


Date of publication of the accreditation decision: May 19, 2021

Validity of accreditation: 6 years

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