Ecology and Environment

duration: 6 semesters
180 ECTS (168 mandatory and 12 optative in UCS; )
data de acreditação: 15/05/2015
prazo de acreditação(anos): 6
Establishment/DGES Codes: 0602/L090


The degree in Ecology and Environment provides a solid science-based training, designed to understand the functioning of ecosystems, with a view to improving their state of integrity and environmental quality. It provides an interdisciplinary training that integrates: environmental chemistry; Ecological modeling; Structure and functioning of ecosystems; Fauna and flora; Spatial analysis; Management, conservation and restoration of ecological systems; Characterization, evaluation, monitoring and improvement of ecological quality; Climate change and the social dimensions of environmental issues, among others.

The University of Évora has a strong faculty in various fields of ecology, environmental sciences, land management and environmental management and restoration, with many years of experience and a long tradition in teaching and research in the fields of ecology and the environment, where the University of Évora is particularly well ranked in international rankings.

This course involves teachers with different backgrounds, thus providing a comprehensive approach to the environment, ranging from the sciences of nature to the humanities and social sciences. The proximity of ecosystems with different levels of anthropogenic disturbance offers excellent conditions for practical classes and fieldwork.

The degree in Ecology and Environment allows access to a wide range of postgraduate studies (2nd and 3rd cycles) in the areas of ecology and the environment for those who wish to continue training.




Professional Careers

Students are trained to pursue higher-level careers, namely in research institutes, environmental agencies, environmental management in public and private institutions, environmental consulting, non-governmental organizations (quality area and ecosystem conservation), conservation agencies of nature and environmental education.



Associate Director(s)

Carlos José Pinto Gomes
Nuno de Sousa Neves

Gestor Académico

Rui Pedro Simões Passão

Plan of Studies

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