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40 PhD Programs in Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering is one of the oldest engineering disciplines and refers to the design, construction, and maintenance of structures integral to the public, such as roads, dams, bridges, canals, and buildings. PhD Civil Engineering programs require candidates to be innovative, critical thinkers who can apply theory to practice. With a PhD Civil Engineering degree, candidates are allowed a speciali… Read more

Civil Engineering is one of the oldest engineering disciplines and refers to the design, construction, and maintenance of structures integral to the public, such as roads, dams, bridges, canals, and buildings. PhD Civil Engineering programs require candidates to be innovative, critical thinkers who can apply theory to practice.


With a PhD Civil Engineering degree, candidates are allowed a specialization area. Examples include geotechnical, structures, construction and management, transportation, and environmental. Most PhD Civil Engineering programs consist of coursework, examinations and research toward a dissertation. Graduates holding a PhD Civil Engineering degree are qualified to go onto careers as educators in universities, research institutions, private or public sectors of the industry, or government.


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Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
Saint Petersburg, Russia

The main topics of the program: Design and calculation justification of hydraulic structures, building structures, mechanical equipment, equipment for hydroelectric power plan ... +

The main topics of the program: Design and calculation justification of hydraulic structures, building structures, mechanical equipment, equipment for hydroelectric power plants, nuclear power plants, pipelines. Substantiation of the strength and reliability of dams, hydroelectric units of HPPs, together with equipment for static, thermal, and dynamic loads. -
PhD
Full-time
3 - 4 years
English, Russian
01 Oct 2022
01 Aug 2022
Campus
 
San Diego State University
San Diego, USA

Graduates with the Doctoral Degree in Engineering Science (Structural Engineering) will demonstrate: an in-depth understanding of the basic and advanced topics in structural e ... +

Graduates with the Doctoral Degree in Engineering Science (Structural Engineering) will demonstrate: an in-depth understanding of the basic and advanced topics in structural engineering; the ability to use common tools and techniques in structural engineering; the ability to create and perform independent research on an original and novel topic in structural engineering; and others. -
PhD
Full-time
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
Atlantic International University
Honolulu, USA

The Doctor of Civil Engineering (D.Sc) helps students tailor a highly individualized program of study directed toward completion of a dissertation that is expected to make an ... +

The Doctor of Civil Engineering (D.Sc) helps students tailor a highly individualized program of study directed toward completion of a dissertation that is expected to make an important contribution in their selected area. Civil Engineering is a broadly based discipline that includes a variety of specialties in the areas of mechanics, structural engineering, construction materials, environmental engineering, water resources engineering, geotechnical and environmental engineering, and transportation engineering. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
English, Spanish, Portuguese
Sep 2022
Online
 

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The George Washington University - School of Engineering & Applied Science
Washington, USA

As one of the fastest-growing fields in the U.S. and developing countries, new methods and technologies are emerging in civil and environmental engineering. Environmental engi ... +

As one of the fastest-growing fields in the U.S. and developing countries, new methods and technologies are emerging in civil and environmental engineering. Environmental engineering students use one of the world's largest wastewater treatment plants as a real-world laboratory to improve the water quality of the Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay watershed. -
PhD
Full-time
4 - 6 years
English
Campus
 
UAEU United Arab Emirates University
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The Doctor of Philosophy in Architectural Engineering (Ph.D. in Architectural Engineering) provides students with a unique opportunity to demonstrate innovation in a wide rang ... +

The Doctor of Philosophy in Architectural Engineering (Ph.D. in Architectural Engineering) provides students with a unique opportunity to demonstrate innovation in a wide range of architectural engineering research areas. The Ph.D. in Architectural Engineering degree is awarded to candidates who successfully complete a program of advanced courses, qualification and research requirements, and dissertation defense. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Aug 2022
Campus
 
Auburn University - College of Engineering
Auburn, USA

The degree provides qualified students the opportunity for advanced training and specialization and enables them to gain experience in conducting engineering research and in t ... +

The degree provides qualified students the opportunity for advanced training and specialization and enables them to gain experience in conducting engineering research and in the interpretation and communication of the findings. Programs are available in construction engineering and management, environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, hydraulics and hydrology, pavements and materials, structural engineering, and transportation engineering. -
PhD
Full-time
6 - 10 years
English
May 2022
Campus
 
University of Memphis
Memphis, USA

Two Doctor of Philosophy degrees are offered in the Herff College of Engineering: Biomedical Engineering, a joint program between UofM and the University of Tennessee Health S ... +

Two Doctor of Philosophy degrees are offered in the Herff College of Engineering: Biomedical Engineering, a joint program between UofM and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center; and Engineering, featuring an interdepartmental curriculum with concentrations across the college. Candidates for all degrees must follow a curriculum plan that has been approved at the departmental level and by the Director of Graduate Studies of the College. -
PhD
Full-time
2 - 3 years
English
Campus
 
Selinus University of Science and Literature
London, United Kingdom +1 More

This programme is a valuable source of the principles and techniques needed to design and operate all types of civil construction such as highways, bridges, airports, etc. It ... +

This programme is a valuable source of the principles and techniques needed to design and operate all types of civil construction such as highways, bridges, airports, etc. It incorporates innovations in construction, materials and equipment. The researcher should focus on the essential context in which civil engineering is grounded. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
English, Italian
Online
 
The University of Tennessee - Tickle College of Engineering
Knoxville, USA

As a graduate student in Civil Engineering at UT, you could focus your studies in construction, geotechnical, structural, or transportation engineering in an award-winning sta ... +

As a graduate student in Civil Engineering at UT, you could focus your studies in construction, geotechnical, structural, or transportation engineering in an award-winning state-of-the-art building. Additionally, UT has six research institutes where our students find support for their innovations and collaborations as well as four joint institutes with Oak Ridge National Laboratories. The department offers a Ph.D. degree in either civil engineering or environmental engineering. Additionally, students with an interest in obtaining a dual degree can pursue an MS-MBA in civil and environmental engineering. Civil Engineering students are poised to become tomorrow’s leaders and innovators in safer, smarter, and sustainable infrastructure. -
PhD
Full-time
3 - 5 years
English
24 Aug 2022
Campus
 
Brno University of Technology
Brno, Czech Republic

Abbreviation: PST; Length of Study: 4 years; Programme: Civil Engineering; Faculty: Faculty of Civil Engineering; etc.

Abbreviation: PST; Length of Study: 4 years; Programme: Civil Engineering; Faculty: Faculty of Civil Engineering; etc. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
Atlântica - Instituto Universitário
Barcarena, Portugal

The 3rd cycle in Structural Materials Engineering aims to provide, through a scientific and practical research approach, solid, advanced, and updated training in order to crea ... +

The 3rd cycle in Structural Materials Engineering aims to provide, through a scientific and practical research approach, solid, advanced, and updated training in order to create highly qualified researchers in the field, able to solve problems related to practical applications of engineering in industry or to pursue a research career in this scientific field. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
Portuguese, English
Campus
 
Nazarbayev University
Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

The PhD program in Mining Engineering, fully taught in English, is designed to provide a sophisticated knowledge base and advanced skills at the expert level for individuals p ... +

The PhD program in Mining Engineering, fully taught in English, is designed to provide a sophisticated knowledge base and advanced skills at the expert level for individuals planning a career in academia, industry and research settings in any of the subfields of the Mining Engineering discipline -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Aug 2022
Campus
 
Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest
Bucharest, Romania

The Technical University of Civil Engineering of Bucharest (UTCB) is a technical university that trains higher education specialists (Bachelor, Master, and Ph.D.) in the field ... +

The Technical University of Civil Engineering of Bucharest (UTCB) is a technical university that trains higher education specialists (Bachelor, Master, and Ph.D.) in the fields of Civil Engineering, Building Services Engineering, Mechanical Engineering/Technological Equipment and Machines, Environmental Engineering, Geodesic Engineering, Management and Engineering, and Systems Engineering. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English, French
Campus
 
Doctoral School at Gdańsk University of Technology
Gdańsk, Poland

PhD program is run at the Doctoral School at Gdansk University of Technology (Gdansk Tech) and offers 4-year-long PhD training. It concerns the following disciplines: civil en ... +

PhD program is run at the Doctoral School at Gdansk University of Technology (Gdansk Tech) and offers 4-year-long PhD training. It concerns the following disciplines: civil engineering and transport; architecture and urbanism; environmental engineering, mining and power engineering; materials engineering; mechanical engineering; control, electronic and electrical engineering; technical informatics and telecommunications; biomedical engineering. Gdańsk University of Technology (Gdańsk Tech) offers education in the Doctoral School which is free of charge, provides a scholarship, and a creative and interdisciplinary approach to research. Our school was founded in 2019 and started functioning as of the academic year 2019/2020. However, the doctoral studies at our university are more than 30 years old. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
May 2022
30 May 2022
Campus
 
University of Texas Arlington
Arlington, USA

The objective of the graduate program in civil engineering is to prepare students for continued professional and scholarly development consistent with their technical interest ... +

The objective of the graduate program in civil engineering is to prepare students for continued professional and scholarly development consistent with their technical interests. Students, with the assistance of a faculty advisor in their area of interest, plan their programs of study in one of the technical areas in civil engineering. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Aug 2022
Campus