Porto, Portugal: June 19 – 24, 2023

After Split (2014), Thessaloniki (2015), Chania (2016), Dubrovnik (2017), Prague (2018), Bolzano (2019), Zadar (2022), SPLITRS is taking us to Porto, Portugal. Once again, an intensive learning remote sensing program for professionals and graduate students will be offered at a great location where you will appreciate PORTO’s unique charm, views of the Duoro River from beautiful bridges, colorful UNESCO World Heritage historic district to the north, Porto’s old churches, the region’s famous wineries, and the coastline of the Atlantic Ocean.
Note: Information about our US program SPLIT Geoscience organized for undergraduate students in the US could be found here: splitgeoscience.com


  • Hands-on lectures:
    • Efficient geometric representations of real-world environments
    • UAV based coastal monitoring – UAV Photogrammetry
    • Machine Learning and Deep Learning
    • The ARTMO toolbox for analyzing and processing of hyperspectral data
    • LiDAR data – processing and applications
    • Basics on SAR with a practical session on preprocessing of SAR image/PS-InSAR techniques
  • Festival of St John of Porto 2023: Europe’s Greatest Street Party
    • Dating back to the 14th century, the annual celebration takes place on the night of 23 June, paying tribute to Saint John the Baptist. The party combines sacred and profane traditions in a night filled with food, culture, fireworks and more
  • Field Trip to Douro Valley Vineyard
  • Poster Session

SPLITRS 2023 in Porto, Portugal
Co-organizer: University of Porto, The Faculty of Engineering


SPLITRS is an intensive and advanced learning event, which presents best insights into most recent techniques learned from top international professors and researchers through hands-on sessions and lectures. Participants learn about different remote sensing applications using UAS (drone), LiDAR sensors, SAR, and various RS software.

To attend SPLITRS, it is not required to have comprehensive knowledge of remote sensing, but basic understanding is recommended. Participants are expected to attend and follow the whole event to receive the Certificates of Completion. SPLITRS is a non-profit school. All profits go to students in need.

University of Porto

With over 100 years of history, the University of Porto is a leading teaching and scientific research institution in Portugal and worldwide. Considered the best Portuguese University and one of the best 100 European institutions according to the most important Higher Education rankings.

FEUP’s Mission

The Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto undertakes activities in the realms of education, research, and innovation at international level. Accordingly, the results of these activities lead to the creation and
transmission of knowledge, training of competent and ethical professionals, and future leaders in the area of engineering and similar areas, and also the promotion of wellbeing of our global society.