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Become a student of one of the key multidisciplinary engineering areas

Tribology is the science and technology of interacting surfaces in relative motion and of related subjects and practices. The nature and consequences of the interactions that take place at the moving interface control its friction, wear, and lubrication behaviour. Understanding the nature of these interactions at micro and nano scale and solving the technological problems associated with the interfacial phenomena constitute the essence of tribology. Tribology incorporates a number of disciplines, including mechanical engineering, materials science, mechanics, surface chemistry, surface physics and a multitude of subjects such as surface characterization, friction, wear, lubrication, thin films and coatings, materials, lubricants, and the selection and design of lubrication systems and contact properties. It forms a vital part of the engineering sciences and is one of the key engineering areas. The field of tribology, functional surfaces and interfaces is thus highly interdisciplinary and is becoming increasingly advanced in recent times. TRIBOS joint master programme will provide to the students the high-level contemporary knowledge, required for the next generation of engineers and scientists to tackle highly-interdisciplinary tribology-related problems.

Latest news and events

  • Admission for TRIBOS joint master programme
    July 28, 2015

    The online application system will be available starting in the beginning of November 2015, till the end of January 2016. Applications are only accepted online! Applicants are advised to check the web site information carefully or contact us (use Contacts section) for any additional information.

  • TRIBOS 1st edition degree ceremony
    July 28, 2015

    TRIBOS 1st edition degree ceremony was held in Coimbra on the 23rd July 2015. All students and academic staff were welcomed by Prof. Bruno Trindade, Coordinator Prof. Mitjan Kalin, Dean of FCTUC and Viceretor of UC. After presentations of their master thesis, they successfully defended in previous days, short graduation ceremony was held in the presence of Project Officer responsible for oContinue reading    

  • TRIBOS scholarship selection
    May 29, 2015

    The TRIBOS consortium and EACEA have now considered all applications, and have made the final decision. All selected candidates are informed!
    Many very strong applications have been submitted to the programme, thus we are not able to offer scholarship even to very good candidates.

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