• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
The main objectives of this Doctoral Programme in Translation and Terminology from Universidade de Aveiro are the development of advanced knowledge and skills in these areas of research, so that the student is capable of conducting independent research, using appropriate scientific methodologies to identify problems , formulate hypothesis, analyse data and obtain new results.


This Doctoral Programme in Translation and Terminology from Universidade de Aveiro aim to develop:

  • fundamental knowledge of the theoretical and methodological framework of the study areas involved;
  • systematic understanding of the processes and products of translation studies and terminology, as well as technology and other areas of application that intersect with translation and terminology and that impose new challengers on these fields of study;
  • capacity to carry out research and generate discussion on the challengers and results obtained, at national and international forums, thus contributing with new knowledge towards the development of these study domains.

This programme enables professionals to work in the production of scholarship and in professional settings (in the fields where translation and terminology are applied; scientific and technological institutions, businesses, education, etc.).The training this programme provides will be increasingly sought after considering that businesses and other organizations identify increasing need to respond to multilingual communication and face a vast array of challenges in the creation, management and updating of terminology and documentation, in general.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Intended learning outcomes.It is intended that students acquire:
  • skills to conceive, design and conduct high quality scientific research in the areas of the course;
  • skills to analyze, appraise and process complex scientific information;
  • competence to investigate, with progressive autonomy, the subject of the thesis, discuss the various stages, difficulties and results of their work profitably, thus contributing with knowledge, methodologies and new products to enrich these domains;
  • skills to communicate the results of research undertaken and to present and discuss issues within their area of specialization with the scientific and technical community and to present their findings to society in general.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Master level degree, or legal equivalent.
  • Foreign higher education degree awarded on completion of a 2nd cycle study programme organised in accordance with the principles of the Bologna Process by a State adhering to this process

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    2000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Aveiro

  • 500 - 900 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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