Instituto Superior Técnico is the largest and most renowned university for engineering, science and architecture in Portugal. IST aims to transform and shape society through science, technology and entrepreneurship. The university is investing heavily in research, development and innovation and offers its students an exciting and global environment. The campus is centrally located in Lisbon with over 11,000 students.
University in brief
Language of instruction: English and Portugese Academic calendar: September - January, Febraury - June Credit system: ECTS Website:tecnico.ulisboa.pt/
Number of spots: 22 semester spots each year Grade requirements: none
Programme specific information
If your programme is not listed below, contact the international coordinator at your school.
Master’s Programmes: Civil and Architectural Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Infrastructure
This university offers courses that are relevant for your programme.
Master’s Programme, Real Estate and Construction Management
This university offers courses that are relevant for your programme, primarily within Construction Management.
Master’s Programme, Sustainable Technology
This university offers courses in Environmental Engineering that are relevant for your programme.
Master’s Programme, Sustainable Urban Planning and Design
This university offers relevant courses for your programme, but you should also be prepared to take elective courses.
Please note that our exchange agreement is written for the subject area Civil Engineering and that you need to take at least 50% of your courses from this subject area.
Master’s Programme, Transport and Geoinformation Technology
No student from you programme has been on exchange at this university before. Please investigate the courses offered carefully.
School of Engineering Sciences in Chemistry, Biotechnology and Health (CBH)
Agreement: Specific CBH - 6 semester places per academic year
You will need to take at least 60% of your courses in one of the Master below (see curriculum for courses): Master Degree in Bioengineering and Nanosystems Master Degree in Biotechnology Master Degree in Chemistry Master Degree in Microbiology Master Degree in Energy Engineering and Management Integrated Master in Biological Engineering Integrated Master in Biomedical Engineering Integrated Master in Chemical Engineering
There are 6 full year spots availible. The spots are divided within the following subject areas:
2 full years or 4 semesters within Computer Science
2 full years or 4 semesters within Electrical Engineering
2 full years or 4 semesters within Information and Communication Technology
Only studies on master level is availible.
The School of Engineering Sciences has the following spots within the following subject areas: Physics 2 semesters, Mathematics 2 semesters, Aerospace 2 semesters and Naval Architecture 2 semesters.
There is a 5 year long Engineering Physics programme. Suitable for some of the tracks in KTH's master's programme in Engineering Physics. There are also courses in plasma and nuclear energy.
The programme has four areas of specialization: mathematics, statistics, applied mathematics and industrial mathematics. The language of instruction is English (if an international student attends the course).
IST offers a programme within naval architecture and it is popular for KTH's master students to go here. The language of instruction is English when there are students in the classroom who do not speak Portuguese.
The university has an Aerospace programme that specializes in aerospace and avionics.