UMINHO - University of Minho

Biological Engineering

  • Bachelor | Undergraduate & Master Integrated
  • 10 semesters
  • 6500 EUR / Per year

Biological Engineering is the integration of Natural Sciences and Engineering Sciences with a view to industrial application of organisms, cells, parts of cells and their molecular constituents to obtain products and services. Its objective is to form "Process Engineers" with a strong component in Chemical Engineering aiming at the industries where biological, chemical or physical-chemical processes predominate, in the fields of biotechnology, bioengineering and bio-nanotechnology.

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  • InstitutionUMINHO - University of Minho
  • SchoolEscola de Engenharia
  • LocationBraga (Portugal)


  • Education LevelBachelor | Undergraduate & Master Integrated
  • Education areaChemical and Materials Engineering
  • Course languagesPortuguese
  • SchedulePart time





UMINHO - University of Minho

Braga (Portugal)

Escola de Engenharia

Campus de Azurém

(+351) 253 510 170​

The University of Minho is currently one of the most prestigious Portuguese higher education institutions and is gradually becoming more prominent internationally. Founded in 1973, it has three major centers. The campus of Gualtar, in Braga, and the campuses of Azurém and Couros, in Guimarães.

As recognition of its quality, the UMinho has risen, year after year, among the top universities in the world in the Times​ Higher Education 150 Under 50 (THE), i.e. a ranking of the top 150 universities under 50 years old. The University of Minho, is also a front runner in the renowned CWTS Leiden Ranking that measures quality and impact of scientific production worldwide.

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