Micro and Nano Technologies

University of Minho

24 months
1250 EUR/year
1250 EUR/year
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This Master degree in Micro and Nano Technologies at University of Minho provides basic training to carry out a course of 3rd cycle (PhD) in the same scientific area, or other areas.


There is a world, invisible to us but fascinating, present in everything that surrounds us. This is the micro and nano scale world. Micro/nano technologies are presently one of the main focus in research, development and innovation activities in all industrialized countries.  

Learning outcomes

The investment in this area is growing year after year, we can already find several micro/nano industrial products, and it was predicted that this number will rise very rapidly. This is an expanding market, existing several products in which adding miniaturization, low consumption, and high performance at low cost represent decisive factors. 

Micro and Nano Technologies applications at University of Minho comprehend a very large range with a considerable degree on interdisciplinarity and scientific areas. Examples of applications are biochemistry, biomedics, mechanics, optics, thermodynamics, aero spatial, telecommunications among others.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Bionanotechnology 
  • Introduction to Microsystems and Microtechnologies 
  • Introduction to Nanotechnologies and Fabrication Techniques 
  • Nanomaterials and Nanosystems 
  • System Modeling and Simulation for Micro/Nano Technologies 
  • Characterization Techniques for Micro/Nano Structures 
  • Design and Layout of Integrated Circuits 
  • Functional Finishing in Active Textiles 
  • Micro/Nano Sensors and Actuators 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 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

The following documents must be uploaded to the application (please consider that they must have good quality):

  • 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

    1250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1250 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1250 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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