The conference will be held at:


Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra

Rua Luís Reis Santos - Pólo II

3030-788 COIMBRA


GPS coordinates: 41.178190, -8.597688 (map)


You can access the department by ticking ‘Department of Civil Engineering Coimbra’ in your GPS.

How to get to DEC:

The Civil Engineering Department is located in Polo II of the University of Coimbra, on the right bank of the Mondego River, in the Pinhal de Marrocos area. It houses part of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra, namely the Departments of Civil Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Chemical Engineering.

To Portugal:

Air: The international airports of Lisbon, Porto and Faro operate and receive regular flights to and from all European destinations and major world capitals.

To Coimbra:


From Lisbon - there are frequent train and bus connections in a journey that takes approximately 120 minutes. Train: Santa Apolónia and Oriente stations. Bus: Sete Rios Bus Terminal

From Porto - there are frequent train and bus connections in a journey which takes approximately 60 minutes. Train: Campanhã and São Bento stations. Bus: Garagem Atlântico Bus Terminal

Inside Coimbra:

To DEC - Polo II

Within the city of Coimbra, Coimbra's Urban Transport network (SMTUC) has three bus lines serving Pólo II:

- Line 34 - University - Polo II of the University, with regular passages during the day (between 7am and 8pm).

- Line 38 - Planalto S. Clara (Fórum) - University Pole II, with regular services during the day (between 7 am and 8 pm).

- Line 24T - Palácio da Justiça - Quinta da Nora, with a reduced frequency (at the end of the day and on weekends and holidays).

Tickets can be purchased at the SMTUC sales points throughout the city or at the DEC bar. It is also possible to purchase a monthly pass at the SMTUC offices.


Visitors coming from the north:

Highway A1 - Exit "Coimbra-Sul". Exit at Rainha Santa Isabel Bridge. Follow signs for Polo II of the University.

Visitors coming from the south:

Highway A1 - Exit "Condeixa". Follow IC2 towards Coimbra. Exit "Rainha Santa Isabel Bridge". Follow directions to "Pólo II da Universidade".

Other Urban Mobility Information

Concerning Urban Mobility, there are also journey planners such as Moovit App with SMTUC data (, ride-hailing systems such as Uber and Bolt, shared mobility systems such as bicycles and scooters (Bolt, Superpedestrian Link) and some new infrastructural conditions such as cycle tracks.