Computer Sciences

Doctoral Degree

Course Overview

 The PhD program in Computer Sciences aims at the development of competences, skills and advanced methods of investigation in Informatics, as well as specialization based on a broad knowledge of the Informatics area. It is intended to offer learning in a research environment, with the main objective of training researchers, university professors, and leaders in innovation processes in the fundamental and applied areas of Computer Sciences. The training and skills acquired provide our students with greater professional and career opportunities in the field of research in public and private institutions, technological companies and in higher education.
Organic Unit: Institute of Research and Advanced Training
Duration: 6 Semesters/180 ECTS credits (30 required in curricular units)
Language: Portuguese, English
Regime: Day classes

Specific Entry Requirements

Applicants must have a master's degree in an appropriate area. Applicants with a particularly relevant curriculum may also be admitted.

Access Routes and Applications

Students from EU countries
Initial Places: 6
International Students
Initial Places: 4

Study Plan

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Tuition Fees

Annual Tuition Fees

Students from EU countries
1250 €
International Students
2500 €
International Students with Merit Scholarships
1250 €
International Students with Cooperation and Development Grants
1450 €

Course Department


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Contact Information

Director: Salvador Abreu []

Academic Manager: Dora Alexandra Louro
Academic Services (online): SAC.ONLINE