• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
The Doctoral Program in Accounting at Universidade de Aveiro aims to provide the development of research in the field of Accounting, ensuring a high quality environment of teaching and research, contributing to the training of highly qualified human resources in the area of Accounting.
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The Doctoral Program in Accounting at Universidade de Aveiro  aims to:

  • provide skills development in order students can design and conduct high quality scientific research, as well as the capabilities to communicate before the scientific and technical community and the society;
  • continue the very positive experience of the Ph.D. in Accounting functioning in the University of Aveiro until 2015, together with the University of Minho;
  • build bridges with other fields of knowledge expanding in the UA, namely Tourism, Health and Energy;
  • create a network integrating other institutions of higher education.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
    • Portuguese
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Accounting Theory
  • Research Methodology in Business Sciences
  • Accounting and Financial Report
  • Advanced Taxation Studies
  • New Tendencies in Auditing
  • Quantitative Methods in Business Sciences

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Applicants for enrolment will be selected by the Scientific Council of the University of Aveiro in accordance with the proposal made by the Director of the Study Cycle, taking intoaccount the following parameters:

  • Academic curriculum;
  • Scientific curriculum and /or Professional curriculum.
  • An interview and / or a written test may be required as complementary criteria.
Sub-criteria and their respective weighting are given in a specific minute approved by the jury for this application, available on the opening notices page of the study programme. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2325 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2325 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    2325 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2325 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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