The Master’s Programme in Renewable Energy Engineering (MEER) started in the academic year 2016/2017, in the sequence of changes to the extinguished Master in Renewable Energy Sources – Electric Conversion and Sustainable Use (MERCEUS), that was active from 2008/2009 to 2015/16.
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (DEEC), with the collaboration of the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering (DCEA), the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (DEMI), and the Department of Science and Technology of Biomass (DCTB) are responsible for MEER.
enabling them to design, analyze, conduct and manage these ventures in their technical, environmental, and economic aspects, both in business and in a research context.
The provided competencies give a broad overview of the energy problems in general and renewables in particular, and in-depth technical training of some types of use.
The course conveys a vision mainly (but not exclusively) oriented for electric conversion, with a concern with the environmental and economic-legal aspects associated with the use of renewable energies.
More detailed information about the Programme can be found in MEER’s regulation (in Portuguese).
MEER is usually taught in Portuguese. However, some teachers, on their initiative, may use English in the classes and study materials, or tutorial accompaniment, for the benefit of foreign students.
MEER graduates will be able to work in Energy Services Companies, as renewable energies consultants (conducting audits and analysis of energy efficiency and collaborating in environmental impact assessment studies), and as designers of solar projects.
They may also carry out professional duties in the industrial sector, services sector, central, regional or local administration, among others, and also perform research and development (R&D) tasks in sectors such as higher education institutions, laboratories, or industries.
Portuguese students: 1500 €/year
Foreign students: 7000 €/year
1st phase: 17th to 28th february 2021
2nd phase: 18th june to 22nd july 2021
3rd phase: 30rd august to 5th september
Acceptance rate in masters
Accepted applicants will have to pay (within a maximum of 7 consecutive days from the date of placement) a non-refundable rate of 100 euros, which will be deducted, after registration, from the total tuition fee. Any payment made after the deadline will not be refunded, leaving the candidate excluded.
Vacancies for 2021/2022:
For the Master's Degree in Renewable Energy Engineering may apply:
Holders of a Bachelor's degree in the engineering area (or equivalent), namely electrical engineering, mechanical, chemistry, environmental, renewable energies, physics engineering or related areas;
Holders of a foreign higher education degree (1st cycle) in one of the above mentioned areas, taught in accordance with the principles of the Bologna Process by a State adhering to this Process;
Holders of a foreign higher academic degree in one of the above mentioned areas, which is recognized by the FCT NOVA Scientific Council as meeting the objectives of the “licenciado” degree;
Holders of a school, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized by the FCT NOVA Scientific Council as attesting to the ability to carry out this Master's degree.
Academic and scientific curriculum;
Performance in an interview.
Professor João Miguel Murta Pina
Registration number R/A-Ef 3098/2011/AL01 on 11/11/2015
Accreditation on 21/04/2017, for 6 years
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