36 months
2325 EUR/year
2325 EUR/year
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The recently created Doctoral Programme in Business and Economics of Universidade de Aveiro, with three branches of specialization - Economics, Management and Finance - responds to the requests of researchers and graduates to continue their doctoral studies in these areas of knowledge.

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The aim of this Doctoral Programme in Business and Economics of Universidade de Aveiro  is to provide solid, advanced and updated scientific training at theoretical, methodological and applied levels in the fields of Economics, Management and Finance, training doctors with the capacity to pursue scientific research not only in academia but also in business, providing them with a more complete and in-depth understanding of economic and business reality, so as to be more productive in their activities, produce state of the art research and share their new knowledge by publishing scientific articles, attending conferences or training of new professionals. 

It is the specific objective of this Doctoral Programme to satisfy the growing need for a body of experts capable of responding to the challenges posed by the complexity of the problems affecting, among others, the financial sector, industry, environment and energy, telecommunications, labor and Education, tourism and health.

Professional outcomes

The holders of the PhD degree in Business and Economics of the University of Aveiro will be able not only to carry out scientific research that expands the frontier of knowledge in these areas, but also to make analyses, plan, manage and evaluate programmes and policies in the various sectors of the economy, in a rigourous and independent manner. 

Therefore, these Doctors will be prepared to integrate educational and research institutions, public institutions, consulting firms and other private organizations, both at national and international level.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Econometric Analysis
  • Macroeconomic Theory
  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Empirical Research in Finance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


English, Portuguese


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Master level degree or legal equivalent in Economics, Business and Finance or related fields. 
  • Foreign higher education degree in Economics, Business and Finance or related fields 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.  
  • Foreign higher education degree in Economics, Business and Finance or related fields. recognised as satisfying the objectives of the master degree by the scientifically and statutorily competent body. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2325 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2325 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • National

    2325 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2325 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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