Additional Info

Important Dates

Deadline for the submission of abstracts
29th of March 2013

Notification of accepted papers
8th of April 2013

Deadline for the submission of full papers
5th of May 2013

End of Registration
15th of May 2013

Registration fees

Student Regular
Early registration (until 3rd May) 30 € 80 €
Late registration (from 4th to 15th May) 40 € 100 €


The conference will be held in Coimbra at the Civil Engineering Department of the University of Coimbra.

How to get the local of the conference


The Civil Engineering Department is part of the Campus II of the University of Coimbra, which is located in the south part of the city, near a residential area known as “Pinhal de Marrocos”. Campus II includes the main building of the Faculty of Science and Technology, and also the Departments of Civil Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Chemical Engineering.


GPS: +40° 11' 9.75", -8° 24' 55.11"

To Portugal:

The international airports of Lisbon, Oporto and Faro connect to and from all European destinations and major world capitals.

To Coimbra:

From Lisbon - there are frequent train and bus connections which take approximately 120 minutes.

  • Train: Santa Apolónia and Oriente Stations. Bus: Sete Rios Bus Terminal
    From Oporto - There are frequent connections by train and bus. The trip that takes about 60 minutes.
  • Train: Campanhã and São Bento stations.
  • Bus: Garagem Atlântico Bus Terminal


Coming from the North:

  • Highway A1 - Exit “Coimbra-Sul”.
  • Exit “Ponte Rainha Santa Isabel”.
  • Follow signs for “Pólo II da Universidade”

Coming from the South:

  • Highway A1 - Exit “Condeixa”.
  • Follow IC2 direction Coimbra.
  • Exit “Ponte Rainha Santa Isabel
  • Follow signs for “Pólo II da Universidade”

For DEC - Pólo II

Within the city of Coimbra, the network of Urban Transport of Coimbra (SMTUC) has three bus lines that serve the Pole II:

  • Line 34 – Universidade – Pólo II da Universidade, regular schedules (between 7h and 20h).
  • Line 38 – Planalto S. Clara (Fórum) – Pólo II da Universidade, regular schedules (between 7h and 20h).
  • Line 24T – Palácio da Justiça –Quinta da Nora, lower frequency (on evenings, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays).

Tickets can be purchased in retail outlets of SMTUC, a bit all over the city, or at the bar of the DEC. You can also purchase a monthly pass.


Hotels in Coimbra


Secretariat: Ana Sousa


Address: Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, s/n, 4200-465 Porto - PORTUGAL

Phone: +(351) 225081903

Fax: +(351) 225081486

For financial issues:

ACIV – Associação para o Desenvolvimento da Engenharia Civil, Departamento de Engenharia Civil da FCTUC

Secretariat: Maria José Luis


Address: Rua Luís Reis Santos, Pólo II da Universidade, Pinhal de Marrocos,3030-788 Coimbra

Phone: +(351) 239 797 113

Fax. +(351) 239 797 171