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Master in Industrial Automation Engineering

Universidade de Aveiro
Program overview
2 years
Master's degree
Scholarships available
English, Portuguese

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Universidade de Aveiro

About this program

Master in Industrial Automation Engineering

Modern industrial plants, or those undergoing modernisation, require competences in the development of machines and industrial systems with ever increasing automation. This includes, for example, sophisticated systems for the perception and interpretation of sensorial information, as well as manipulation processes and systems. Prior to this proximity to the production line, it is necessary to interact with the machines and interconnect them in communications networks, in an environment of industrial informatics. Building advanced machines is, therefore, an objective that requires solid knowledge and competences in Mechanical and Electrotechnical Engineering, among others.

The main objective of this study programs is to provide advanced education and training in the field of automated systems for industrial application, covering the conception and development of automated machines and the integration of systems with robotised and perception units.

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Admission requirements

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Program content

Year 1

1st Semester

Programming Elements

2nd Semester

  • Project in Automation Engineering
  • Industrial Vision And Perception Systems
  • Electronic Instrumentation Systems
  • Industrial Informatics

Year 2

1st Semester

  • Industrial Robotics
  • Power Electronics
  • Preparation for Dissertation / Project / Internship

2nd Semester

Dissertation / Project / Internship

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the university website for more information.


  • Tuition fees 2022/2023: 1000€/year
  • International tuition fees 2022/2023: 5500€ /year

Career paths

MEAI has emerged with the aim of providing advanced technical training in the field of automated industrial application systems, covering the design and development of automated machines and the integration of systems with robotic and perceptual units.

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Universidade de Aveiro

Join an international community with people from 96 countries, studying, researching and living together in one of the cities with best quality of life in Portugal. Universidade de Aveiro is globally recognized by the quality of its teaching and researching...

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Why study at Universidade de Aveiro

Why is Universidade de Aveiro the your next best step?

  • Teaching and research experiences of excellence: here in Aveiro, you will find some of the best teachers, known internationally for their field work, investigation methods and results and 20 research centers evaluated with incredible remark.
  • Intercultural environment: in a universe of over 90 nationalities, you can expect to see, feel and live cultures from all around the globe. Besides all the Intercultural events (more than 80 in 2019), you can count on a team fully dedicated to help you in any matters related to your studies and living abroad circumstances.
  • Learn for the future: it is a modern university, with excellent infrastructures to learn and to start developing your career today. The university’s interdisciplinary atmosphere is crucial for the growth of critical knowledge and to develop towards society.
  • Academic support: Universidade de Aveiro offers to its international students’ programs that allow them to get familiar with Portuguese language or level their knowledge on core subjects like Mathematics.
  • International cooperation and mobility: While studying in Aveiro, you can take advantage of numerous mobility programs that will take your education experience to a whole different level, while living in a new country, meeting new people and learning new skills. Universidade de Aveiro also has cooperation agreements with hundreds of international institutions.
  • Young and vibrant city: A medium sized city, with a low cost of life, capable of combining both amazing natural places, such as beaches, mountains and rivers and, at the same time, renowned innovation & tech events, projects and centers.

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Universidade de Aveiro

Campus Universitário de Santiago
3810-193 Aveiro

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