PhD Degree in Computer Science in Europe

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Computer Science

The PhD can vary depending on the institution and country in which it is awarded. Most scholars pursue a PhD because of strong motivation to contribute to the academic community as well as true curiosity about their chosen field of study. 

 

If you are in the field of technology for either personal improvement or profession, you need to get the best skills and training in computer science. It is a postgraduate course anchored on substantial research so as to deliver quality and skilled experts in the field. You can enroll for the course in any of the major universities worldwide and the career opportunities after the course are vast.

There are more than four thousand higher education organizations in Europe, from leading research institutions to small, teaching-focused universities. Europe itself is not as much different than other continents, reaching from the Arctic Circle to the coast of Africa.

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Phd in Applied Informatics

Slovak Academy of Sciences, Institute of Informatics
Campus Full time Slovakia Bratislava

A graduate of the Applied informatics study program acquires university education in the third degree (doctoral) in the field of applied informatics, knows the scientific methods of research and development in the field of applied informatics with a focus on methods and means to draft informatic solutions to problems, learns the principles of individual work, teamwork and project management, scientific formulation of a problem, economic, legal and environmental aspects of new solutions, ethical and social aspects of scientific work, presentation of results, will understand the applied informatics for his respective field of application, will be ready to build scientific perspective in a variety of fields of applied informatics and for a direct entry into the trade market, will find application as a member of a creative team, or it’s leader, in any field, where knowledge of applied informatics is required. [+]

PhD Degrees in Computer Science in Europe 2018/2019. A graduate of the Applied informatics study program: acquires university education in the third degree (doctoral) in the field of applied informatics, knows the scientific methods of research and development in the field of applied informatics with a focus on methods and means to draft informatic solutions to problems, learns the principles of individual work, teamwork and project management, scientific formulation of a problem, economic, legal and environmental aspects of new solutions, ethical and social aspects of scientific work, presentation of results, will understand the applied informatics for his respective field of application, will be ready to build scientific perspective in a variety of fields of applied informatics and for a direct entry into the trade market, will find application as a member of a creative team, or it’s leader, in any field, where knowledge of applied informatics is required. Admission Requirements ... [-]

PhD in Computing/Computer Science

European University Cyprus
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 Cyprus Nicosia

The doctorate degree in Computing/Computer Science provides the future Ph.D. holders with the necessary skills and abilities to become successful academics demonstrating an excellence in research and making a significant contribution to the local and international research community in the field of Computing/Computer Science. Through a minimum of a 3 years period, candidates develop critical thinking, formulate their own opinions, acquire research culture, and become autonomous researchers able to plan, develop, implement and coordinate research studies as well as reason and present their findings to the international scientific community. [+]

The doctorate degree in Computing/Computer Science provides the future Ph.D. holders with the necessary skills and abilities to become successful academics demonstrating an excellence in research and making a significant contribution to the local and international research community in the field of Computing/Computer Science. Through a minimum of a 3 years period, candidates develop critical thinking, formulate their own opinions, acquire research culture, and become autonomous researchers able to plan, develop, implement and coordinate research studies as well as to the reason and present their findings to the international scientific community.

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PhD in Computer Science

University of Rijeka, Faculty of Engineering
Online Campus Full time Part time 3 years October 2018 Croatia Rijeka + 2 more

The proposed postgraduate study programme in the area of Technical Sciences, in the field of Computer Science, aims to provide Masters of Computer Science graduated at the Faculty of Engineering, and other related institutions in Croatia and abroad, the opportunity to continue the education and further scientific training in order to attain highly educated professionals in the related field. [+]

Faculty of Engineering of the University of Rijeka presently implements the Postgraduate Doctoral Study in the area of Technical Sciences, in the fields of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture and Fundamental Technical Sciences. Studies in the field of Computer Science have been provided at the Faculty of Engineering since 2008 for undergraduate level, and since 2011 for graduate level. In addition to Computer Science teaching activities at the undergraduate and graduate levels, which are carried out in accordance with the Bologna Declaration, the Department of Computer Science is also involved in research projects approved by the National Science Foundation, EU COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology), University Support Programmes, and the Croatian Agency for SMEs, Innovation and Investments (HAMAG BICRO). The proposed study programme is based on the tradition of scientific postgraduate studies at the Faculty (since 1971), as well as on the teaching and research know-how in the field of Computer Science, and, as such, complements the educational and scientific potential within all areas encompassed in the Faculty’s activity scope.... [-]


PhD in Computer Science and Engineering

Brno University of Technology
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2019 Czech Republic Brno + 1 more

The goal of the doctoral degree programme is to provide outstanding graduates from the master degree programme with a specialized university education of the highest level in certain fields of computer science and information technology. [+]

Computer Science and Engineering

Abbreviation: VTI-DR-4

Faculty: Faculty of Information Technology

Academic year: 2018/2019

A title awarded: Ph.D.

Level of qualification: Doctoral (3rd cycle)

Qualification awarded: Ph.D. in the field "Computer Science and Engineering"

Specific admission requirements

A student may be admitted to the doctoral degree programme provided that he/she graduated from a master degree programme from the area of computer science and engineering and provided that he/she passes an entrance examination.

In order to be able to successfully pass the entrance examination, the student is required to select a theme of his/her future dissertation thesis from among of those offered by the faculty, to have an outstanding knowledge of the theory and applications related to the chosen theme, to have skills for scientific work, to have good English language skills, and to obtain an approval from his/her future supervisor.... [-]


PhD in Computer Science and Engineering

Koc University - Istanbul Turkey
Campus Full time September 2019 Turkey Istanbul

An interdisciplinary program on the physical and chemical fundamentals of material synthesis, characterization, structure-property behavior, processing, and computation [+]

Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering

An interdisciplinary program on the physical and chemical fundamentals of material synthesis, characterization, structure-property behavior, processing, and computational modeling; with emphasis on practical laboratory experience.Research areas of interest:

Nanostructured materials Photonics & laser materials Polymeric materials & composites Fuel cells & hydrogen storage materials Processing & device applications Protein biochemistry & biotechnology Micro-optics & micro-nano system technologies

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Application Form

Personal and Educational Background Information (CV) 3 Recommendation Letters TOEFL or UDS&KPDS Requirement (for those whose native language is not English) New Internet-Based: Minimum Score 80 Computer Based: Minimum Score 213 Paper Based: Minimum Score 550 UDS / KPDS: 87 ALES scores (required for all Turkish nationals) GRE scores (required from foreign students; optional for Turkish students) Official transcripts from all the universities attended Statement of Purpose Areas of Interest ... [-]

PhD My Life in Data

The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Engineering
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Nottingham China Ningbo + 2 more

The IDIC offers a fully funded four-year PhD programme in either the area of digital economy or energy technologies. [+]

The Horizon Centre for Doctoral Training offers 10-20 places on the four-year research programme, My Life in Data, which focuses on researching personal data and the traces we leave behind. This data is now a major business and societal asset and can reveal a wealth of information about our habits, behaviors, preferences, relationships, and emotions.

Programme overview

The PhD programme accepts applicants from a wide range of backgrounds including computer science, engineering, mathematics, human factors, psychology, sociology, business, geography, social science and the arts.

The course consists of taught modules, annual summer schools, retreats and a three-month internship taken with one of the CDT’s partners organizations.... [-]


PhD in Industrial and Information Engineering

University of Trieste
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Italy Trieste

The Ph.D. course prepares researchers with a high scientific profile, culturally oriented to engineering applications. They will be able to develop knowledge, new methods of investigation and design & research activities in public or private bodies, also with managerial competencies. The course is organized in two curricula: “Information Engineering” and “Mechanical Engineering, Naval Energy, and Production”. [+]

The Ph.D. course prepares researchers with a high scientific profile, culturally oriented to engineering applications. They will be able to develop knowledge, new methods of investigation and design & research activities in public or private bodies, also with managerial competencies. The course is organized in two curricula: “Information Engineering” and “Mechanical Engineering, Naval Energy, and Production”.

The activities concern design methods, theoretical analysis, soft-computing and advanced experimentation. During the first year, the teaching activity regards the strengthening of knowledge in basic scientific disciplines and the organizational aspects of the research. It is personalized on both the previous study plan and the research topic of the Ph.D. student. Still, in the first year, the state of the art in the discipline of interest is analyzed and the main research theme is identified. In the second and third years, the individual themes are developed, with the possibility of a period of stay at research institutions of international relevance.... [-]


PhD in Computing Science and Informatics

London South Bank University
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 years November 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The School of Engineering has a strong culture of research and enterprise. We are the top modern university in London for world-leading and internationally excellent research and Grade Point Average in General Engineering -Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. [+]

The School of Engineering has a strong culture of research and enterprise. We are the top modern university in London for world-leading and internationally excellent research and Grade Point Average in General Engineering -Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.

REF awarded 80% of our research into General Engineering the two highest quality ratings (4* or 3*) for 'impact' (research and significance). This success is underpinned by a strong record of external income generation with the total current contract value of research and enterprise awards exceeding £4m.

Income is generated from a wide range of sources including the research councils, European Union, industry, Government, charities, consultancy and Knowledge Transfer Partnerships where the School is one of the leaders nationally. Our research is to a very large degree interdisciplinary and collaborative with strong national and international links.... [-]


PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Portugal Vila Real

The Doctoral Program (Ph.D.) in Electrical and Computer Engineering (or Electrical and Computer Engineering, EEC) is a research oriented program (research). Its purpose is to advance knowledge in the areas of Electrical and Computer Engineering and to equip students with exceptional ability to undertake advanced studies and original research. [+]

The Doctoral Program (Ph.D.) in Electrical and Computer Engineering (or Electrical and Computer Engineering, EEC) is a research oriented program (research). Its purpose is to advance knowledge in the areas of Electrical and Computer Engineering and to equip students with exceptional ability to undertake advanced studies and original research. The Ph.D. in EEC aims to empower students for a research career and / or teaching in industry, research institutions, universities and government. The program should also instill in each student a proficiency for innovation, manifesting a fundamental advancement of knowledge and enabling graduates to integrate in their education and experience the major challenges of the technological professions. The program focuses on cutting-edge technology issues that go beyond the limits of Computer Engineering, Robotics, Microelectronics, Signal Processing, and Digital Communications.... [-]


Doctorate in Industrial, Computer and Environmental Engineering

Universidad de La Laguna
Campus Full time Part time September 2019 Spain Santa Cruz de Tenerife

The program presented makes a contribution in this sense offering 4 research lines of undoubted interest for a student with scientific and technological concerns: Industrial Engineering, electronic technology and communications; Systems engineering and automation; Computer systems and computing and Observation and modeling of the Earth-Atmosphere system. All the lines are supported by consolidated research teams with an important international projection that guarantee the quality of the training for the PhD student. [+]

One of the essential objectives for the economic and social development of the Canary Islands is the promotion of research and training in areas related to engineering and new technologies. The aim is to consolidate a scientific and technological system that promotes economic development and facilitates the shift towards a production model based on knowledge.

The program presented makes a contribution in this sense offering 4 research lines of undoubted interest for a student with scientific and technological concerns: Industrial Engineering, electronic technology and communications; Systems engineering and automation; Computer systems and computing and Observation and modeling of the Earth-Atmosphere system. All the lines are supported by consolidated research teams with an important international projection that guarantee the quality of the training for the PhD student.... [-]


PhD in Computer Science

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 3 years September 2019 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The Ph.D. in Computer Science, in line with the general philosophy of Doctoral Degrees, provides the student with the most advanced knowledge of Computer Science and Information Technologies and Communications; the most advanced and specialised skills and techniques, required to solve critical problems in research and/or innovation and to extend and redefine existing knowledge or professional practice in the broad area of Computer Science; competences related to substantial authority, innovation, autonomy, scholarly and professional integrity [+]

Duration (years): 3 Qualification Awarded: Computer Science (PhD, 3 years) Level of Qualification: 3rd Cycle (Doctorate) The language of Instruction: The research and the writing up of the Ph.D. Thesis can be either in English or in Greek (the language is subject to the approval of the Supervising Team). Mode of Study: Full time/ Part-time Minimum ECTS Credits: 180 Profile of the Programme

The Ph.D. in Computer Science, in line with the general philosophy of Doctoral Degrees, provides the student with:

the most advanced knowledge of Computer Science and Information Technologies and Communications the most advanced and specialized skills and techniques, required to solve critical problems in research and/or innovation and to extend and redefine existing knowledge or professional practice in the broad area of Computer Science competencies related to substantial authority, innovation, autonomy, scholarly and professional integrity Career Prospects ... [-]

PhD in Computer Science

Faculty of Philosophy and Science, Silesian University in Opava
Campus Full time May 2019 Czech Republic Opava

The goal of the doctoral study of computer science in the branch of study Autonomous Systems is the training of experts for design, research, and applications of a broad spectrum of autonomous and multiagent systems. Students choose their specialization among topics like artificial intelligence (cognitive systems), knowledge systems and knowledge engineering, theoretical and applied robotics, drone control and processing of data streams from drones (UAV – Unmanned Autonomous Vehicles), mathematical modeling of multi-agent systems, bio-inspired multiagent computing, supercomputing technologies and more. They have also wide opportunities for participation in research projects, grant support, short-term and long-term foreign research stays. [+]

Admission requirements: a completed university study of master degree in computer science (obtained title MSc. or a corresponding engineer title in computer science) knowledge of computer science corresponding to a master degree, and a proof of expertise based on published or unpublished results successful passing of an admission interview focused mainly on a general background in computer science and a potential study profile of the candidate elementary knowledge of English, both common and specialized in computer science a preliminary agreement with a potential Ph.D. thesis supervisor

The final admission decision depends on the Dean of the Faculty, on the base of the recommendation of the admission committee composed of guarantors of the study program.... [-]


Doctoral Studies in Computer Science and Telecommunications

University For Information Science And Technology
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 Macedonia Ohrid

Changes in the field of computer science and telecommunications have never been more dynamic. New information technologies are continually developed, and their transfer touches everywhere and takes place at a remarkable speed. [+]

Doctoral Studies in Computer Science and Telecommunications Introduction

Changes in the field of computer science and telecommunications have never been more dynamic. New information technologies are continually developed, and their transfer touches everywhere and takes place at a remarkable speed. Modern research and studies in engineering worldwide, have as a major challenge the development of new technologies and methodologies that will provide modern solutions in the areas of information and communication technologies.

The study program for doctoral studies in information technology actively monitors global and European trends and the needs of the society. This program is based on modern scientific knowledge in the field which allows students to acquire advanced research, theoretical and practical knowledge and develop the research skills, engineering knowledge, and management skills.... [-]


PhD in Computing – New Media and Pervasive Systems

Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Portugal Lisbon

The following may apply for the Doctoral Programme: a) People who hold a master's degree or legal equivalent degree; b) People who hold a B.A., people who have an especially relevant school or scientific curriculum that is acknowledged as certifying; c) People who speak and write fluently English. [+]

Ph.D. in Computing – New Media and Pervasive Systems

Programme Director

Professor Doutor Paulo Mendes

Secretariat

Anabela Moura

Entrance Conditions

The following may apply for the Doctoral Programme:

a) People who hold a master's degree or legal equivalent degree;

b) People who hold a B.A., people who have an especially relevant school or scientific curriculum that is acknowledged as certifying capacity to obtain this study cycle by the Doctoral Programme's Scientific Committee;

c) People who have a school, scientific and professional curriculum that is acknowledged as certifying capacity to obtain this study cycle by the Doctoral Programmes Scientific Committee.For further information pls visit the webpage at http://nemps.ulusofona.pt/ or send an e-mail to nemps-sec@ulusofona.pt.... [-]


PhD in Computer Science and Systems Engineering

IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Italy Lucca

One of the four field-specific curricula is the Computer Science and Systems Engineering curriculum. This curriculum provides the doctoral student with a solid interdisciplinary background to analyze cyber-physical systems and provide solutions to a huge variety of complex engineering problems. [+]

2018/19 PhD Programs at the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca

Deadline for applications – August 3rd, 2018, 12 pm CEST

Applications are now being accepted for the 2018/19 PhD Programs at the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca (www.imtlucca.it), one of the six Schools of Excellence in Italy and one of the highest rated graduate schools in Europe according to the most recent U-Multirank survey. Highly motivated candidates from all disciplines are invited to apply for one of the 36 fully-funded scholarships within two doctoral Programs that integrate scientific competences of economics, engineering, computer science, neuroscience and behavioral psychology, physics, applied mathematics, statistics, history and sciences of cultural heritage.... [-]