The Coimbra Institute of Engineering is located in the historical city of Coimbra, one of the most important urban centres in Portugal.
It is composed of six departments, including the Electrical Engineering Department and the Informatics and Systems Engineering Department. All courses have a solid theoretical foundation balanced with a strong practical component, possible due to the large number and high quality laboratories on campus.
In addition to the teaching and research activities, the Coimbra Institute of Engineering also develops many activities and projects in collaboration with the society and the industry, actively contributing to their integrated development.
The Coimbra Institute of Engineering is the Engineering School of the Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra (IPC), that is a public higher education institution created in 1979. It is composed of six Schools that offer Bachelors, Masters and Professional Higher Technical Courses. The Schools cover a wide range of education areas, from Engineering (Coimbra Institute of Engineering), through Education, Communication, Tourism and Arts (Coimbra Education School), Management, Accounting and Marketing (Coimbra Business School and Oliveira do Hospital Management and Technology School), Health (Coimbra Health School), to Agriculture and Environment (Coimbra Agriculture School).
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