Biological Engineering

University of Minho

B.Sc. On Campus
60 months
6500 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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At University of Minho, the programme in 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. 


We offer a bachelor degree in Biological Engineering at University of Minho. 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.

The training combines theoretical and practical aspects adequately. It has a common path up to the third grade (first cycle), leading to a diploma on Biological Engineering Sciences (Bachelor). The 5 years allow obtaining a Master degree in Biological Engineering. 


  • The specific areas are related to the multidisciplinary domains of Chemical, Food and Environmental Technology. 
  • The industries and activities that have absorbed in Biological Engineering graduates include fermentation industries, agro-food, pharmaceutical, depollution industries and energy production, ecology, biomedicine, consultancy and design, research and development and commercial activity.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Calculus 
  • Computing and Programming
  • Integrated Laboratories of Chemistry
  • Linear Algebra 
  • Systems of Graphical Representation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines




300 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Learning Agreement for Studies/ for Traineeships, which needs to be signed, dated and stamped by the student and home institution
  • Copy of ID card/Passport
  • Home Transcript of Records
  • Photo

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6500 EUR per year and a duration of 60 months.


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