Department of Chemical Engineering


The Department of Chemical Engineering is located at Campus II (Polo II) of the University of Coimbra, together with all other departments of Engineering, occupying a modern and pleasant five-storey building, with a large area comprising classrooms, amphitheaters, pedagogical, research and computer laboratories, study rooms, meeting rooms, a bar and a copy room.

DEQ supportst  undergraduate and post graduate activities, I&D research work, and provides external services.

Besides the several courses of the Integrated Master's degree in Chemical Engineering, DEQ offers many other courses to other degrees, such as Industrial Chemistry, Environmental Engineering, Materials Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Energy for Sustainability. 

As for postgraduate degrees, DEQ offers the Doctoral Program in Chemical Engineering and also collaborates in the Doctoral Program in Refining, Petrochemical and Chemical Engineering and in the Doctoral Program in Biorefineries

DEQ also hosts in its facilities the Chemical Process Engineering and Forest Products Research Centre (CIEPQPF), with its labs and equipment infrastructures where numerous projects are developed, in the most diverse areas of Chemical Engineering, and where external collaboration is encouraged (industry and other research institutions.)