Ph.D. On Campus

Information Science and Technology

University of Coimbra

36 months
2750 EUR/year
2750 EUR/year
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Information Science and Technology from University of Coimbra consists of 3 years that may be extended up to a maximum of 5 years. 


At Information Science and Technology from University of Coimbra in the first year the student must complete a set of four courses and write a valid Thesis Proposals. Once the student completes the courses and the proposal, he/she should dedicate full time to research activities aiming at the writing of the final dissertation.

Students at Information Science and Technology from University of Coimbra will:

  • gain excellent research methodologies and advanced scientific training in the area of Communications and Information Sciences and Technologies,
  • carry out high quality research work.
  • share a straight connection with computational science and Informatics Engineering.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Current Topics on Software and Internet Services
  • Current Topics on Human-Centric Computing
  • Current Topics in Intelligent Systems
  • Research Seminar on Adaptive Computation
  • Research Seminar on Communications and Telematics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • MsC graduates with a background in Information Science and Technology;
  • BSc graduates with an excellent scientific/academic curriculum in the area of this Doctoral Program.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of diplomas/Certificates with detailed info on  courses and final average grades for the BSc and MSc.
  • Electronic copy of Identity card OR Passport
  • Two Reference Letters which must also be submitted along with your application in the Inforestudante platform, clearly saying the name of the candidate and the Program he/she is applying to. 
  • Reference Letter/Carta de Referência
  • Motivation Letter (Written by the candidate)
  • GRE/TOEFL Test results (optional)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2750 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 2750 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • National

    2750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2750 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Coimbra

485 - 695 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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