Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering in Europe

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Earning a Ph.D. requires extended study and intense mental effort. A PhD is an academic study on which you concentrate for four to six years after obtaining your master’s degree, and that leads, if successful, to a PhD degree, the highest academic degree.

A PhD in Civil Engineering prepares you for civil engineering research careers in the private sector as well as teaching at the university level. You can choose to narrow your field to any of these disciplines; structural materials and engineering,geotechnical and geo-environmental engineering, environmental and water resources engineering or urban infrastructure systems engineering and management.

Europe is, by convention, one of the world's seven continents. Comprising the western most point of Eurasia, Europe is usually divided from Asia by the watershed divides of the Ural and Caucasus Mountains, the Ural River, the Caspian and Black Seas, and the waterways connecting the Black and Aegean Seas.

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PhD Civil Engineering

The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Engineering
Campus Full time 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham

Civil engineering covers a wide range of subjects and The University of Nottingham is recognised for its world class learning environment and excellent facilities. Research topics within civil engineering can be based around structures, Geotechnics,fluid mechanics, transportation, GPS surveying, road materials and many other aspects. [+]

PhDs in Civil Engineering in Europe 2017. Civil engineering covers a wide range of subjects and The University of Nottingham is recognised for its world class learning environment and excellent facilities. Research topics within civil engineering can be based around structures, Geotechnics,fluid mechanics, transportation, GPS surveying, road materials and many other aspects. This course requires a 2:1 or international equivalent and/or a masters at merit level or above in a relevant subject, and an IELTS level 6.0 (5.5 in each element). It is usually completed over a period of around three years. Facilities There are extensive facilities available to postgraduate research students across the two research divisions including those in the Pavement Research Building, the Nottingham Geospatial Institute and the Nottingham Centre for Geomechanics. The Pavement Research Building is a purpose-built £2.4m state-of-the-art centre for research and development in all areas of pavement engineering; design, performance, maintenance and materials. It incorporates world-class laboratories for testing asphalt, concrete, bitumen, aggregates, recycled and other paving materials as well as pilot-scale pavements. The Nottingham Geospatial Institute is a major multidisciplinary research centre with facilities that cover geoinformatics and data modelling, geospatial intelligence, interoperability and standards, location based services and semantics, reasoning and cognition. The Nottingham Centre for Geomechanics (NCG) is a multi-disciplinary research centre that brings together expertise from civil, materials, and mining engineering, and also mathematics to solve all forms of soil and rock-related problems in engineering design and construction. There are two laboratories that form the key elements to NCG. These... [-]

Official Doctoral Program In Civil Engineering

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 years September 2017 Spain A Coruña + 1 more

The PhD Program in Civil Engineering is organized by the ETS Of Engineers of Roads, Channels and Ports of the University of Coruña and in it participate the departments of Mathematical Methods and of Representation and Technology of the Construction. [+]

Introduction The program of Doctorate in Civil Engineering Is organized by the ETS Of Engineers of Roads, Channels and Ports of the University of Coruña and in it participate the departments of Mathematical Methods and of Representation and Technology of the Construction. It replaces the program of the same name governed by RD 1393/2007, which was distinguished with the mention of excellence by the General Secretariat of Universities in its resolution of October 6, 2011. The ETSICCP of the UDC is the only center of the university system of the Autonomous Community of Galicia in which master studies are taught in the field of Civil Engineering. The current program of doctorate in Civil Engineering is also unique in its scope in the university system of the autonomous community of Galicia. Why study the degree Civil Engineering is one of the most important sectors of our economy in which multinationals with capital and leading cadres from our country are among the most competitive, profitable and technologically and technologically advanced companies in the world. This privileged position is due both to the training traditionally imparted in the great Engineering Schools and to the permanent commitment of the Engineers to research, development and innovation at the highest level. As is well known, the great works of Civil Engineering are extremely complex and have very important budgets, so investment in research in this area has a very high return in terms of profitability and ability to tackle more ambitious challenges. Research, development and innovation... [-]

Doctoral Programme in Engineering

Aalto University
Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 Finland Espoo Helsinki Pori Mikkeli + 3 more

The normative duration of studies for completing the degree of Doctor of Science (Technology) is four years. The degree comprises theoretical studies to the extent of 40 ECTS credits and research work resulting in a doctoral dissertation. A doctoral candidate who has completed his or her degree has the skills necessary for performing varied duties in international environments in different sectors of society. [+]

PhDs in Civil Engineering in Europe 2017. The goal of doctoral studies is to equip a doctoral candidate with competence to conduct independent research and perform demanding advisory tasks. Developing skills in research work and the application of research results is integral to doctoral studies. The normative duration of studies for completing the degree of Doctor of Science (Technology) is four years. The degree comprises theoretical studies to the extent of 40 ECTS credits and research work resulting in a doctoral dissertation. A doctoral candidate who has completed his or her degree has the skills necessary for performing varied duties in international environments in different sectors of society. The Doctoral Programme in Engineering comprises 18 research fields , including land use planning and urban studies, real estate economics, geoinformatics, civil and structural engineering, civil and environmental engineering, engineering design and production, energy and environmental technology and applied mechanics. Doctoral studies are available at all the departments of the school: the Department of Energy Technology (EN), the Department of Engineering Design and Production (K), the Department of Surveying (M), the Department of Applied Mechanics (SM), the Department of Civil and Structural Engineering (R) and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (Y). The Doctoral Programme in Engineering has two application periods a year, one ending at the end of October and the other at the end of April . Applicants must have an applicable higher university degree. The director of the doctoral programme is Professor Kirsi Virrantaus, who is responsible for... [-]

Doctoral Programme in Civil Engineering

University of Minho - School of Engineering
Campus Full time 6 semesters October 2017 Portugal Guimarães

The third cycle Programme (PhD) in Civil Engineering was launched in 2008 and revised for the 2012/2013 academic year in compliance with the principles of the Bologna Process and Decree-Law 74/2006 of 24 March, which defines Academic Degrees and Higher Education Diplomas. [+]

The third cycle Programme (PhD) in Civil Engineering was launched in 2008 and revised for the 2012/2013 academic year in compliance with the principles of the Bologna Process and Decree-Law 74/2006 of 24 March, which defines Academic Degrees and Higher Education Diplomas. The guiding principles of the Doctoral Programme in Civil Engineering are the following: to complement the training received by holders of master degrees and 5-year undergraduate degrees in the field of Science and Engineering, particularly Civil Engineering, by providing advanced training in fast-growing areas such as Construction, Structures and Geotechnics, Hydraulics and Environment, as well as Planning and Transport Infrastructures, with particular emphasis on innovation and development of technologies and processes in these areas and on the source materials/products for construction technologies; to provide students with solid training in research methodology and experimentation, which may allow them to conceive and promote the elaboration of research and development projects in academic and/or professional contexts, thus contributing to increase their abilities in terms of research, technological development and, consequently, their ability to innovate in order to achieve further knowledge in the field; to boost Civil Engineering-related research and technological development, promoting their consolidation as an important element of the industrial sector. Access to higher education The main objective of the Doctoral Programme in Civil Engineering is to train highly qualified experts and researchers capable of undertaking autonomous research, development and innovation work within academic or business contexts in the field of Civil Engineering. The set of skills acquired by PhD... [-]

PhD in Civil Engineering

Brno University of Technology
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Czech Republic Brno

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

PhDs in Civil Engineering in Europe 2017. Civil Engineering Abbreviation: PST Length of Study: 4 years Programme: Civil Engineering Faculty: Faculty of Civil Engineering Academic year: 2017/2018 Accredited from: 25.7.2007 Accredited until: 31.12.2020 Branch supervisor: doc. Ing. Jiří Hirš, CSc. Issued topics of Doctoral Study Program: Building physical aspects of tubular light guides Tubular light guides are used in buildings for several decades already. They are continuously improved to meet the latest requirements, which however comes with some side effects. Like the depreciation of their characteristics, or higher price. Therefore it is advantageous to create a comprehensive overview about the building physical (economical might be possible as well) aspects of tubular light guides, which can be based on long-term monitoring and computer simulations of physical parameters. Tutor: Pěnčík Jan, doc. Ing., Ph.D. Description of the long-term behavior of thermal insulation block made from recycled composite during long term load With the possibility of the use of composites from recycled polymers, such as thermal insulation block, there is a need to describe their long-term behaviour. Description is also by contingent on the type of loading. Especially the compressive load is for this material specific. Description will be implemented using rheological models that will be derived based on the monitoring of experimental prototypes and will be verified by FEM mathematical modeling. Tutor: Pěnčík Jan, doc. Ing., Ph.D. Development of composite structures applicable in reconstruction of civil buildings As a part of the reconstruction of civil buildings is in some cases necessary to... [-]

PhD in Civil Engineering

Czech Technical University in Prague
Campus Full time Part time 4 years October 2017 Czech Republic Prague + 1 more

Building Engineering | Building and Structural Engineering | Construction Management and Engineering | Environmental Engineering | Mathematics in Civil Engineering | Physical and Material Engineering | Systems Engineering in the | Building Industry and Capital Construction | Water Engineering and Water Management [+]

Fields of study Building Engineering Building and Structural Engineering Construction Management and Engineering Environmental Engineering Mathematics in Civil Engineering Physical and Material Engineering Systems Engineering in the Building Industry and Capital Construction Water Engineering and Water Management Scholarship yes, for full-time students Foreign Ph.D. students studying in Czech full- time Successful candidates for full-time study, who are graduated civil engineers, receive the student status for another four years. Thus, they are entitled to a monthly scholarship, food vouchers and accommodation in university halls of residence at a reduced student price. They can also receive a reduction on the public transportation pass. Foreign Ph.D. students studying in Czech Republic have to arrange and cover health insurance themselves if they do not have the Czech citizenship. The scholarship can be paid only for a "standard study time", i.e. 48 months. The amount of the scholarships is stipulated by the Dean´s directive VD 9/2014. Foreign Ph.D. students studying in part- time and students studying in English are not entitled to scholarships [-]

PhD in Industrial Engineering

Abdullah Gül University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Turkey Kayseri

Research in the department of Industrial Engineering at Abdullah Gul University focuses on understanding, developing models and solution procedures. [+]

PhDs in Civil Engineering in Europe 2017. Phd in Industrial Engineering (100% in English) ARE YOU LOOKING FOR * A program meeting your career needs? * Expertise in interdisciplinary research? * Innovative and stimulating atmosphere? * Collegial work environment? * A challenging, high-impact research? * A learner-centered climate? * A life-changing experience? JOIN US IN DISCOVERING, EXPLORING, EXPERIENCING AND SOLVING CHALLENGING GLOBAL PROBLEMS. INTRODUCTION Research in the department of Industrial Engineering at Abdullah Gul University focuses on understanding, developing models and solution procedures, and providing decision support for the contemporary challenges in production and service industries as well as large-scale socio-technical systems. The department provides a strong background in modeling and optimization, simulation, and probability/statistics. Upon this background, students have the opportunity to specialize in the following three interdisciplinary focus areas: Sustainability: Producing goods and services using processes that are non-polluting, conserving of energy and natural resources, economically viable, and safe and healthful for workers, communities, and consumers. Disaster Management: Analyzing, modeling, and providing scientific decision support in the management of natural and human-induced disasters (e.g., earthquakes, landslides, and terrorism) to contribute towards improving the resilience of governments, organizations, and companies. Healthcare Systems: Improving efficiency, productivity, and patient access in healthcare systems by developing tools, methodologies, and protocols that allow for the safe, efficient, and cost-effective delivery of healthcare with improved outcomes. ADMISSIONS & DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: B. Sc. degree from a field with one year of college-level mathematics (calculus and probability/statistics), e.g., industrial engineering, operations research, operations management, statistics, computer... [-]

PhD in Economics and Industrial Management

International University
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 Belarus Minsk

The Faculty of International Economic Relations and Management is very popular among school graduates from Belarus and from countries nearby. [+]

PhD in Economics and Industrial Management

The Faculty of International Economic Relations and Management was created in 2006. Currently, there are 759 full-time course students and 2,400 correspondence course students at the faculty.

The faculty has three departments:

Department of Logistics Department of Economics and Management Department of International Economics and Finance

The Faculty of International Economic Relations and Management is very popular among school graduates from Belarus and from countries nearby. Its well-balanced and thoroughly designed teaching process, curriculum and courses delivered by highly-qualified academic staff add to the positive image of the University.The majors offered at the full-time and part-time course programs are:... [-]