30 Top PhDs in Portugal 2020

Portugal is attractive to students not only for the quality academic institutions, but also for the mild climate, rich history, welcoming atmosphere, interesting culture, and lower cost of living compared to other countries in the European Union. Those wishing to pursue a PhD Portugal must first hold a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree. PhD Portugal candidates will experience a rig… Read more

Portugal is attractive to students not only for the quality academic institutions, but also for the mild climate, rich history, welcoming atmosphere, interesting culture, and lower cost of living compared to other countries in the European Union.

Those wishing to pursue a PhD Portugal must first hold a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree. PhD Portugal candidates will experience a rigorous curriculum that will include coursework, examinations and extensive research on the candidates’ topic of study. Research is typically conducted with guidance or under the supervision of a faculty member that also holds special interest in the topic. PhD Portugal candidates’ research should be original and will lead to a dissertation or thesis that makes a significant contribution to the discipline and is of publishable quality. Some areas of study for a PhD Portugal degree include the sciences, development studies, economics, computer science, engineering, and medicine.

For more information on PhD Portugal programs, scroll through the options below and find the program for you!

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University of Porto School of Economics and Management
Porto, Portugal

The Ph.D. Programme in Economics is a four-year, full-time programme. The first three semesters are devoted to coursework; the remaining semesters are devoted to the preparati ... +

The Ph.D. Programme in Economics is a four-year, full-time programme. The first three semesters are devoted to coursework; the remaining semesters are devoted to the preparation of the Ph.D. dissertation. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
ISCTE Business School – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
Lisbon, Portugal

The PhD in Economics is a four-year program consisting of one and a half year of coursework followed by two and a half years of research.

The PhD in Economics is a four-year program consisting of one and a half year of coursework followed by two and a half years of research. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
Portugisian
Sep 2020
Campus
 
ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics & Management
Lisbon, Portugal

The Ph.D. Economic and Organizational Sociology was established by the Technical University of Lisbon in 1991 and adapted to the European Higher Education Area in 2009.

The Ph.D. Economic and Organizational Sociology was established by the Technical University of Lisbon in 1991 and adapted to the European Higher Education Area in 2009. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro
Vila Real, Portugal

Objectives: - To provide doctoral students with a specific and up-to-date training in the area of ​​Cultural Studies based on contemporary theorizing; - promote a specialized ... +

Objectives: - To provide doctoral students with a specific and up-to-date training in the area of ​​Cultural Studies based on contemporary theorizing; - promote a specialized training in Cultural Studies promoting inter, trans and multidisciplinary dialogue; - to contribute to the development of methodological skills of advanced level in the area of ​​Cultural Studies; - encourage the implementation of projects that promote a broader dissemination of research in culture. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
Portuguese
Oct 2020
Campus
 
IADE
Lisbon, Portugal

The Design Ph.D. is essentially oriented towards the Thesis which students start working on from day one. It is also a Doctorate based on an understanding of what it means to ... +

The Design Ph.D. is essentially oriented towards the Thesis which students start working on from day one. It is also a Doctorate based on an understanding of what it means to be a Designer and what Designing is. -
PhD
3 years
English
Campus
 
Universidade Europeia
Lisbon, Portugal +2 More

The PhD in Management at Universidade Europeia aims to prepare people capable of developing theoretical models and practical instruments of international impact. The teachers ... +

The PhD in Management at Universidade Europeia aims to prepare people capable of developing theoretical models and practical instruments of international impact. The teachers of this program combine publications in the most prestigious international scientific journals with the development of management tools used by Portuguese and European managers. -
PhD
3 years
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Universidade de Évora
Evora, Portugal

The PhD program in Computer Science aims to develop competencies, skills and advanced methods in computer research.

The PhD program in Computer Science aims to develop competencies, skills and advanced methods in computer research. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
Portuguese
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Atlântica
Barcarena, Portugal

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

The 3rd cycle in Engineering of Structural Materials aims to provide, through a scientific and practical research approach, a solid, advanced and updated training in order to create highly qualified researchers in the field and 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
Part-time
Portugisian
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Universidade Fernando Pessoa
Porto, Portugal

The Doctoral Programme is related to the course’s teaching staff’s national and international research projects that have resulted in a considerable number of scientific artic ... +

The Doctoral Programme is related to the course’s teaching staff’s national and international research projects that have resulted in a considerable number of scientific articles. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Universidade Lusófona do Porto
Porto, Portugal

The PhD in Architecture, University of Porto Lusophone has as main objective the training of researchers and teachers in the area of ​​Architecture. This proposal seeks to mee ... +

The PhD in Architecture, University of Porto Lusophone has as main objective the training of researchers and teachers in the area of ​​Architecture. This proposal seeks to meet the need for an innovative and creative training in the country and in the Lusophone space in their area of ​​expertise, architecture. -
PhD
Full-time
6 semesters
Portuguese
Oct 2020
Campus
 
University of Porto School of Economics and Management
Porto, Portugal

The School of Economics and Management, University of Porto, is a leading school in the fields of economics and management in Portugal with a long experience in teaching and r ... +

The School of Economics and Management, University of Porto, is a leading school in the fields of economics and management in Portugal with a long experience in teaching and research in these fields. By enrolling in the Doctoral Programme, students benefit from the expertise and experience of this most distinguished research community. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
ISCTE Business School – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
Lisbon, Portugal

The PhD program in Finance at ISCTE-IUL is a rigorous program designed to train students to produce high-quality research. The program is suited to students who want to become ... +

The PhD program in Finance at ISCTE-IUL is a rigorous program designed to train students to produce high-quality research. The program is suited to students who want to become faculty members at research universities or who want to lead research departments at financial institutions. -
PhD
Part-time
Portugisian
Sep 2020
Campus
 
ISCTE Business School – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
Lisbon, Portugal

The Management Ph.D. at ISCTE-IUL is a very rigorous, comprehensive and flexible program. Comprised of six different specialization fields, our Ph.D. is ideal to those who wis ... +

The Management Ph.D. at ISCTE-IUL is a very rigorous, comprehensive and flexible program. Comprised of six different specialization fields, our Ph.D. is ideal to those who wish to obtain a major training in Management and a more focused approach on another scientific field of their choice. -
PhD
Part-time
2 - 3 years
Portugisian
Sep 2020
Campus
 
ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics & Management
Lisbon, Portugal

This is an advanced program of study designed to impart knowledge and produce original research in the field of Development, in line with the best European universities. With ... +

This is an advanced program of study designed to impart knowledge and produce original research in the field of Development, in line with the best European universities. With the creation of this Ph.D., the intention is to look at the changes which have taken place over recent decades and which have led to this scientific area becoming the focus of contemporary debate, as much in economic, social and environmental policy as in academia. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics & Management
Lisbon, Portugal

The Ph.D. Program in Applied Mathematics for Economics and Management is designed to meet the needs of those who wish to enhance their knowledge of mathematical methods and te ... +

The Ph.D. Program in Applied Mathematics for Economics and Management is designed to meet the needs of those who wish to enhance their knowledge of mathematical methods and techniques in order to make original contributions in a particular fieldor to develop and implement solutions for problems in the areas of Economics and Management. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 

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