Symposium VenueISEC

The symposium will take place in Coimbra, Portugal.
It will be held at the
Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Coimbra (ISEC)

The ISEC goes back to the Industrial Institute of Coimbra which was founded in 1965. In 1974 the institute was reformed, using since then the name "Instituto Superior de Engenharia Coimbra (Coimbra Institute of Engineering)".
The ISEC became part of the Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra (IPC) in 1988, when the IPC (originally established in 1979) was extended through the merger with other institutions in Coimbra.

Departments ISEC-DEIS

The ISEC currently comprises the following six departments:
  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Department of Informatics and Systems
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Department of Chemistry and Biology
  • Department of Physics and Mathematics

ISEC Erasmus Code

  • P COIMBRA 02

Address Coimbra Map

Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Coimbra
Rua Pedro Nunes
Quinta da Nora
3030-199 Coimbra

Geographic Coordinates:

(40.192783, -8.411183)
Latitude: 40°11'34.0" N
Longitude: 8°24'40.3" W
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Coimbra is conveniently located between Portugal's largest cities Lisbon and Porto.
Distance to Lisbon: 190 km
Distance to Porto: 120 km

These cities can easily be reached by train or car,

The population of Coimbra is approximately 144.000, with almost 25% students attending the technical institutions IPC (including ISEC) and the University of Coimbra, which is the oldest university in Portugal and one of the most traditional ones in Europe.


Directions to the Symposium Location - Traveling to Coimbra

Flight connections:

Several airlines offer direct flights to the international airports of Porto (Airport Oporto - Aeroporto Francisco Sá Carneiro, IATA-Code "OPO") and Lisbon Airport (Humberto Delgado Airport, IATA-Code "LIS").

Railway and bus connections:

There are frequent train and bus connections from Porto and Lisbon to Coimbra. Traveling times are approximately one-and-a-half hours from Porto and two-and-a-half hours from Lisbon


Transportation in Coimbra