Doctorate in Materials Science in Europe

Compare PhD Programs in Materials Science in Europe 2018

The most popular doctorate is the Doctor of Philosophy or Ph.D. Ph.D.s and other study doctorates prepare graduate student to launch new plans that add to the common knowledge base of the field. Candidates for and holders of Ph.D.s often seek professions as professors and researchers, but many also go on to different roles in the charitable, public, and private sectors.

Material science is the academic discipline concerned with the investigation and engineering of substances used in objects of all descriptions, such as medical tools, roadways and spacecraft. Specializations within the field include biomaterials, polymers, metallic alloys and physical chemistry.

In all, there are over 4000 Higher Education Institutions in Europe offering a wide range of courses at Bachelor, Masters and Doctorate level. With more and more of these organizations offering English as the language of education for at least some of their degree programs, universities in Europe are now of higher quality than ever before. Universities in Europe offer a friendly welcome to foreign students and to give a course of knowledge that meets their profession needs in today’s global demand.

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PhD in Material Science and Engineering

Koc University - Istanbul Turkey
Campus Full time September 2018 Turkey İstanbul

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

PhD in Material 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

Application

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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 80Computer Based: Minimum Score 213Paper Based: Minimum Score 550UDS / 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 in Mechanical Engineering, Material Engineering

Technical University of Liberec
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Czech Republic Liberec

The doctoral study programme in Material Engineering is focused on independent scientific and research projects in the field of materials. Its aim is to produce highly-educated and creative graduates capable of taking part in scientific, research and professional applications and developments of materials for mechanical engineering. [+]

Program Description

The doctoral study programme in Material Engineering is focused on independent scientific and research projects in the field of materials. Its aim is to produce highly-educated and creative graduates capable of taking part in scientific, research and professional applications and developments of materials for mechanical engineering.

The Ph.D. candidates further extend and refine their knowledge of mathematics, physics and applied sciences in the theoretical foundation of the study discipline to be able to succeed in solutions of tasks in the fields of research into new materials, their properties and potential optimal uses for both metallic and non-metallic applications.... [-]


PhD in Textile Engineering, Textile Techniques and Materials Engineering

Technical University of Liberec
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Czech Republic Liberec

Graduates of this PhD programme are provided with deep knowledge in their specialization, which enables creative and scientific work. They will develop communicative skills and they can clearly express their ideas and opinions. [+]

Programme Description

Graduates of this PhD programme are provided with deep knowledge in their specialization, which enables creative and scientific work. They will develop communicative skills and they can clearly express their ideas and opinions. They are familiar with the methodology of processing information. They can find employment in all professions of the branch studied, especially in the research and educational spheres. They are quite well adaptable to demanding job positions in other fields as well as in interdisciplinary research. They are capable of further independent qualification development, they can solve complicated technological or engineering problems.

Admission Requirements Recognised tertiary education (Master degree) as prescribed by Act No. 49/2009, Coll. (not necessary for applicants from Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, Germany, and Slovenia). Entrance examination [-]

PhD in Progressive Materials and Material Design

Slovak Academy of Sciences, Institute of Materials and Machine Mechanics
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 5 years September 2018 Slovakia Bratislava + 1 more

Institute of Materials and Machine Mechanics is an external educational institution for doctoral (PhD) study in study programme: Progressive materials and material design, study field 5.2.26 Materials (in cooperation with Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Faculty of material science and technology in Trnava) [+]

Institute of Materials and Machine Mechanics Slovak Academy of Sciences belongs to group of institutions founded by the Slovak Academy of Sciences. It has been founded in 1980 as a result of fusion of the Institute of Metallic Materials SAS (founded in 1953) and the Institute of Machine Mechanics SAS (founded in 1956).

Mission and vision

Mankind permanently dreams the dream of faster, lighter and more energy efficient devices that would make life easier or simply be more environmentally friendly. One necessary thing for fulfillment of this dream is the development of new materials.

The mission of the Institute of Materials and Machine Mechanics SAS is the research and development of new advanced materials based on non-ferrous metals and solving of wide range of related issues - from the development of special technology of new materials, through exploring and characterizing their internal structure, to the analytical and numerical modeling a simulation of the properties.... [-]


PhD Materials Engineering and Materials Design

The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Engineering
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Research involving materials processing and characterisation with a diversity of applications. MPhil/PhD projects are specialised research projects defined in conjunction with supervisors and can cover many different fields within this discipline, for example nanomaterial engineering, bioengineering, laser processing and advanced composite materials to name a few fields. [+]

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

Facilities include a range of materials-testing and characterisation techniques, including an electron microscope suite, networked computers to support computer aided design (CAD) and computer aided engineering (CAE) using industry-standard software packages; solid mechanics, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, vibration, control, mechatronics; a full range of wind tunnels including a climatic tunnel; aero-engine test rigs and associated equipment and processes; fully automated 3D and 2D laser Doppler Anemometers and particle image velocimeters; a water jet cutting machine; high precision scales; and a welding system.... [-]


PhD in Metallurgy

University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague
Campus Full time Part time 4 years October 2018 Czech Republic Prague + 1 more

The field of study is focused on various kinds of advanced metallic materials like high-strength and thermally resistant light-weight alloys and intermetallics for highly demanding applications, metallic biomaterials for permanent and temporary medical implants, nano-crystalline alloys, highly corrosion resistant materials for power and building industry, historical materials for objects of cultural heritage etc. [+]

Overview

The field of study is focused on various kinds of advanced metallic materials like high-strength and thermally resistant light-weight alloys and intermetallics for highly demanding applications, metallic biomaterials for permanent and temporary medical implants, nano-crystalline alloys, highly corrosion resistant materials for power and building industry, historical materials for objects of cultural heritage etc. In addition, processes of metal recovery from wastes and advanced surface treatment processes of metallic materials improving corrosion resistance, mechanical performance and biocompatibility are studied. During the study and experimental works students obtain fundamental knowledge on the relationships between preparation of materials, their internal structure, mechanical and chemical properties. Kinetics and mechanisms of corrosion reactions, phase transformations, mechanical strengthtening processes, physical phenomena of metallic materials and chemical reactions during waste processing are studied. Students meet advanced experimental methods for preparation of novel materials and surface layers, as well as for complex characterization of their internal structure, mechanical and physical properties, corrosion behavior.... [-]


PhD in Materials Engineering

University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague
Campus Full time Part time 4 years October 2018 Czech Republic Prague + 1 more

Material Engineering is focused on a very complex area of research, development, preparation, processing, characterization and use of materials for various applications. This includes both the theoretical bases of material processes, particularly physics and chemistry of heterogeneous systems, kinetics of solid-state reactions and transport phenomena and the area of evaluation of functional properties of various kinds of materials for specific applications. [+]

Overview

Material Engineering is focused on a very complex area of research, development, preparation, processing, characterization and use of materials for various applications. This includes both the theoretical bases of material processes, particularly physics and chemistry of heterogeneous systems, kinetics of solid-state reactions and transport phenomena and the area of evaluation of functional properties of various kinds of materials for specific applications. As for the materials applications, dissertation theses are focused primarily on materials for electronics, photonics and materials for bio-applications. Considerable attention is also paid to nanostructured materials, their preparation, properties, analyses and evaluation of toxic effects. During the study and own research work, the students obtain thorough knowledge about the preparation and properties of various kind of materials. They will meet the advanced analytical and characterization methods for study of dependence among materials composition, structure and properties of materials (including of biocompatibility), as well as the mathematical methods and models for describing the technological processes and properties of materials.... [-]


Doctoral Programme in Advanced Materials and Processing

University of Minho - School of Engineering
Campus Full time October 2018 Portugal Guimarães

AdvamTech is a PhD sponsored by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (Portuguese Foundation for the Science and Technology), and it integrates all universities where scientific research in the field of Materials Science and Engineering is performed, namely Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Universidade de Lisboa, Universidade de Coimbra, Universidade da Beira Interior, Universidade de Aveiro, Universidade do Porto and Universidade do Minho. [+]

Doctoral Programme in Advanced Materials and Processing

AdvamTech is a PhD sponsored by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (Portuguese Foundation for the Science and Technology), and it integrates all universities where scientific research in the field of Materials Science and Engineering is performed, namely Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Universidade de Lisboa, Universidade de Coimbra, Universidade da Beira Interior, Universidade de Aveiro, Universidade do Porto and Universidade do Minho.

Seventy percent of all technical innovations are directly or indirectly linked to materials. This percentage has been increasing since 1970 and is forecast to continue increasing steadily until 2030Æ Advanced Materials have been identified by the European Commission as one of the five Key Enabling Technologies.... [-]


Doctoral Programme in Materials Engineering

University of Minho - School of Engineering
Campus Full time October 2018 Portugal Guimarães

The goal of the Doctoral Programme in Materials Engineering is to train experts and researchers in the area of Materials Engineering, which are highly qualified and able to perform autonomous research, development, and innovation work in the academic or industrial environment. [+]

Doctoral Programme in Materials Engineering

The goal of the Doctoral Programme in Materials Engineering is to train experts and researchers in the area of Materials Engineering, which are highly qualified and able to perform autonomous research, development, and innovation work in the academic or industrial environment.

The programme is organized according to the following principles:

To complete the training of master and 1st cycle degree holders in the areas of Sciences and Engineering, granting advanced training in emergent areas of Materials Engineering, namely regarding innovation and development of materials/products, technologies, and processes for new applications. To develop research methodology and experimentation skills which allow the autonomous development (either individually or within a research team) of research and development (R&D) activities covering all aspects of the R6D process: revision of the state-of-the-art, project planning, selection and application of research methods and procedures, writing R&D results reports, etc. Access to higher education ... [-]

Doctoral Programme in science and engineering of polymers and composites

University of Minho - School of Engineering
Campus Full time October 2018 Portugal Guimarães

The objective of the course is providing the relevant educational and scientific knowledge. [+]

Doctoral Programme in science and engineering of polymers and composites

The objective of the course is providing the relevant educational and scientific knowledge that will be required to: i) encourage students to develop, in a independent way, scientific work and deeply advanced research in the envisaged field, ii) provide students advanced knowledge in the field of science and engineering of polymers and composites, iii) deepen the knowledge acquired by students in previous cycle courses in order to provide them a better training and preparation to the active life, so they may contribute to the advancement of current knowledge in the science and engineering of polymers and composites through a research creative, critical and independent... [-]


PhD in Metallurgy of Non-Ferrous Metals

Siberian Federal University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Russia Krasnoyarsk

Doctoral students do research at the Laboratory of Metallurgy of the Light Metals under the supervision of Professor Petr Polyakov. Their research focuses on studying high-temperature electrochemical processes and designing new types of environmentally friendly and energy efficient electrolyzers. [+]

Doctoral students do research at the Laboratory of Metallurgy of the Light Metals under the supervision of Professor Petr Polyakov.

Their research focuses on studying high-temperature electrochemical processes and designing new types of environmentally friendly and energy efficient electrolyzers.

Programme Leader

Professor Petr Polyakov’s research interests are high-temperature electrochemical processes, electrometallurgy of aluminium and electrolyzer design.

Entry requirements:

Master’s degree in Chemistry, Physics, Material Science or Metallurgy (transcript of records), an adequate level of English proficiency (certificate or other document)

Apply to The Centre for International Education and Certified Testing for a certificate if you do not have it, the Russian language preparatory course is available.... [-]


PhD in Metal Forming

Siberian Federal University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Russia Krasnoyarsk

Doctoral students do research at the Laboratories of Metal Forming under the supervision of Professor Sergey B. Sidelnikov. [+]

Doctoral students do research at the Laboratories of Metal Forming under the supervision of Professor Sergey B. Sidelnikov.

Their research focuses on developing new technologies and equipment to produce press-products from non-ferrous metals and alloys using combined processing methods. The scientists from the department received over fifty patents and certificates, they published over a hundred research papers and five books.

Programme Leader

Professor Sidelnikov’s research interests are about developing new technologies and equipment to produce press-products from non-ferrous metals and alloys using combined processing methods.

Other research areas

Developing science intensive technologies to produce precious metals and alloys (supervisor: Professor Nikolai Dovzhenko); Producing electro conductive materials with high wear resistance from powders, shavings from non-ferrous metals and alloys (supervisor: Dr Nikolai Zagirov); creating production lines to implement low-waste production technology of continuous extrusion (supervisor: Professor Yuriy Gorokhov).... [-]


PhD in Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering

Abdullah Gül University
Campus Full time September 2018 Turkey Kayseri

The purpose of our graduate program is to inform multidisciplinary research perspective in the field of materials science and mechanical engineering and to educate tomorrow’s [+]

About the program

The purpose of our graduate program is to inform multidisciplinary research perspective in the field of materials science and mechanical engineering and to educate tomorrow’s problem-solvers in light of increased competitiveness and new global challenges. Our approach in our graduate level training is to motivate students to conduct ground breaking research in materials science and mechanical engineering. Our program offering a PhD degree is conducted in English and can be completed in four years.

Learning Outcomes

Through the Mechanical Engineering Department at AGU, students will be equipped with critical thinking, analyzing, problem solving skills and self-confidence that are necessary for developing and producing systems for the needs of the present day and the future. In addition, for those who are interested in scientific aspects of Mechanical Engineering, there is always an opportunity to conduct research and to become an academician.... [-]