36 months
2325 EUR/year
2325 EUR/year
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The Industrial Engineering and Management programmes offered by Universidade de Aveiro is directed to holders of a master’s degree, second cycle or equivalent, or those who have a scientific or professional curriculum recognized as relevant and appropriate, with a strong background in areas related to Industrial Engineering and Management (IEM) or other related areas.

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The Industrial Engineering and Management programme offered by Universidade de Aveiro  intends to provide the knowledge, approaches and the maturity necessary for the production of scientific contributions relevant to the area of MIE, involving the analysis, design and control of integrated systems that support people, material flows and data / information in business processes 'intra' and 'inter' organizations. 

The curricular component courses aim to provide a set of skills related to the main techniques and tools of IEM. With the elaboration of the thesis the intention is to promote the development of an original work that could contribute to the research projects in the proposed field.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify problems or opportunities for improvement and propose solutions through theories, techniques and tools in the field of Industrial Engineering and Management (IEM);
  • Develop learning and researching abilities, that allows the autonomous development of scientific work in IEM;
  • Demonstrate the capacity to create, plan, adapt, and develop relevant scientific research, respecting the requirements of academic integrity, providing contributions to Science and Technology and/or create an immediate societal impact;
  • Demonstrate the capacity to communicate the conclusions of the conducted scientific work, in international scientific meetings, as well as, to create and/or integrate international networks;
  • Be able to, in a knowledge based society, promote technological, social and cultural progress in the academic and professional contexts and, at the same time, create knowledge based on knowledge.

The conclusion of all Doctoral Program courses, with the exception of the thesis, will provide access to an Advanced Training Course habilitation in Industrial Engineering and Management

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Topics On Management and Industrial Engineering 
  • Research Methodology
  • Advanced Data Analysis

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.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Master level degree or legal equivalent in Industrial Engineering and Management or other Engineering areas or related areas. 
  • Foreign higher education degree in Industrial Engineering and Management or other Engineering areas or related areasa warded 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 Industrial Engineering and Management or other Engineering areas or related areas recognised as satisfying the objectives of the master degree by the scientifically and statutorily competent body.  

Tuition Fee

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    2325 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 2325 EUR per year during 36 months.
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    2325 EUR/year
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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.


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