• 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.


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

  • More details:
    • 1st Stage of Application: 16 April - 27 April
    • 2nd Stage of Application: 16 July - 3 August
    • 3rd Stage of Application: 24 Sept - 28 Sept
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
    • Portuguese
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Master level degree, or legal equivalent in Accounting, Economics, Business or Finance. Undergraduate degree in any area and very relevant experience in Accounting (8 years minimum).
  • Foreign higher education degree in Accounting, Economics, Business or Finance, 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

    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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