Physical Engineering, Doctorate | Universidade de Aveiro | Aveiro, Portugal
36 months
2750 EUR/year
2750 EUR/year
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The program in Physical Engineering (PhD) from Universidade de Aveiro corresponds to the formation of researchers in the area of Physical Engineering, of high qualification and autonomy degree.

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The doctoral degree in Physical Engineering from Universidade de Aveiro is conferred to whom demonstrate:

  • Capacity of systematic understanding in a scientific domain of study;
  • Abilities, aptitudes and methods associated to a scientific domain;
  • Capacity to conceive, to design, to adapt and to carry through a significant inquiry with the requirements imposed for the standards of academic quality and integrity;
  • To have carried through a significant set of works of original inquiry that has contributed for the widening of the borders of the knowledge, part of which deserves the national or international spreading in publications with comité of selecção;
  • To analyze critically, to evaluate and to synthecize new and complex ideas;
  • To communicate with its pairs,academic community and the society in general on the area where they are specialized;
  • To promote the technological, social or cultural progress.

Graduate Profiles   

  • industrial sectors;
  • Universities and Research Centers.
  • Others, where also they are required, multiple abilities in the domain of the knowledge transference and technology.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Thesis Project Preparation

  • Topics in Physics Engineering

  • Free option 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


English, Portuguese


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

The general documentation required in all calls is as follows:

  • Identification Document or Citizen Card. Foreign applicants may present another identification document indicating their details, in particular their nationality.
  • Qualifications certificate indicating the degree with which you are applying and respective final classification.
  • The candidate holding a foreign qualification must fill out the application with an official declaration issued by the Higher Education Institution where they concluded the academic degree (final classification, evaluation scale used).
  • Certificate of the courses the candidate has taken, as well as their classification and credits.
  • Other documents that the candidate considers relevant to the assessment of their curricular merit.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2750 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.

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.


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