Ph.D. On Campus

Engineering Physics

University of Porto

36 months
3500 EUR/year
2750 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Engineering Physics from University of Porto deals with the application of advanced physics to modern engineering challenges. It differentiates from other engineering doctoral programmes in the more profound knowledge and use it makes of physics.


Engineering Physics from University of Porto shares with other engineering doctoral programmes an interdisciplinarity, multidisciplinarity and action oriented approach to systems, processes, technologies and devices with strong impact in our society and economy.

Students at Engineering Physics from University of Porto will:

  • approach problems that are open, don’t have unique solutions, in an environment of collaboration, networking and competition.
  • have therefore, further to scientific proficiency, significant resilience, creativity and capacity to work in teams.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Project - Seminar
  • Advanced Mathematics
  • Electrodynamics and Special Relativity
  • Experiment Planning
  • Modeling and Simulation of Physical Systems
  • Modern Physics Laboratory
  • Nanoelectronics
  • Nanomaterials

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Holders of a Master or a second cycle diploma in Engineering Physics, Engineering, Applied Physics or Physics;
  • Holders of a diploma from a certified Higher Education entity, obtained either in a Portuguese or foreign institution, recognized as adequate by the program Scientific Committee;
  • Have a professional or scientific curriculum recognized as relevant and adequate by the program Scientific Committee;
  • ID document (Citizen Card /ID Card / Passport) or declaration containing the identification data 
    • Graduation certificate regarding a higher education degree 
    • Certificate (Transcript) of the higher education institution listing the curricular units in which you got a passing grade, indicating the regime (semester/year) and the number of credit units/ECTS.
    • Curriculum vitae 
    • Letter of motivation;
    • Information regarding the supervisor;
    • Letters of recommendation;
    • Photo (optional)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    3500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3500 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

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

Students covered by the international student status (CPLP) - 2.750,00€

Living costs for Porto

556 - 865 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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