• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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This Mathematics doctoral course from Universidade de Aveiro is in line with the requirements of Bolonha model adopted by the University of Aveiro. 

The ongoing Ph.D. research projects of DPMat-UA are distributed by the following specializations:

  • Álgebra and Geometry;
  • Algorithms and Computability;
  • Complex and Hypercomplex Analysis;
  • Functional Analysis and and Applications;
  • Optimization, Graph Theory and Combinatorics;
  • Probability and Statistics;
  • Systems and Control.

The training offered by DPMat-UA covers different areas, from pure to applied mathematics, and aims the Ph.D. graduation for research activities and for teaching activities in universities, polytechnics schools colleges and also for the development of highly qualified activities in companies.

This thesis must contain original results contributing to the widening of the frontiers of knowledge and scientific development of mathematics , demonstrating the capacity for conducting autonomous research work and revealing the ability to synthesis as well as for communication of results and scientific culture in mathematics.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
    • Portuguese
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Matrix Computing
  • Frames and Sparse Representations of Signs
  • Decomposition Methods in Integer Programming
  • Methods, Tools and Optimization Applications
  • Inverse and Compressed Sensing Problems
  • Behavioral Systems
  • Algebraic Graph Theory

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Be holder of a master degree or equivalent in mathematics or related subjects;
  • Be holder of a graduation considered as adequate by the Scientific Committee of PDMat-UA.
  • Be holder of a professional or scientific CV recognized as relevant and appropriated by the Scientific Committee of PDMat-UA.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2750 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    2750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2750 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Aveiro

  • 500 - 900 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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