• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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The Computer Engineering programme offered by the Universidade de Aveiro  aims to train specialists of the highest level in Chemical Engineering and its specialties or branches, through the development of:

  • Capacity for systematic understanding in the scientific and technological field of study;
  • Skills, aptitudes and methods of research in the scientific and technological field of study;
  • Ability to design, design, adapt and carry out scientific research, subject to legal requirements and respecting the highest ethical standards and academic quality and integrity;
  • Ability to design, design, adapt and contribute to the production or installation of new products or processes, subject to legal requirements and to the highest ethical and quality standards;
  • Effective capacity (documented by the activity developed during the study cycle in question) to carry out original research work that contributes to the extension of the frontiers of knowledge and which deserves at least partial disclosure in publications with prior evaluation systems;
  • Capacity for critical analysis, evaluation and synthesis of new and complex ideas;
  • Ability to communicate with peers, the rest of the academic community and society in general about the area in which they specialized;
  • Capacity in a knowledge-based society to promote technological, social and cultural progress in an academic or professional context.

Professional outcomes

The Doctoral Program in Chemical Engineering of the University of Aveiro aims to create higher level professionals specialized in the design, research and development and production of chemical, biochemical and biotechnological products and processes, with particular emphasis on those involving or deriving from materials and macromolecular or polymeric products (natural or synthetic), for industrial or consultancy firms, and public or private R & D bodies and laboratories.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Materials Characterisation Techniques
  • Alternative Solvents Technology

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

    2750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2750 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    2750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2750 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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