• Application Deadline
  • 36 months


Learning outcomes of the Gerontology and Geriatrics programme at Universidade de Aveiro:

  • Critically analyze and synthesize new and complex ideas about aging
  • Know the research methods associated with Gerontology and Geriatrics (G.G)
  • Acquire the fundamental skills or applied research in (G.G)
  • Identify the health, psychological and social of the elderly Update the pre-graduate professional skills as part of (G.G)
  • Be able to evaluate the clinical and social situation of an elderly patient, a medical perspective nursing or psychosocial
  • Design, implement and evaluate interventions with older people in areas of physical and mental and social health Communicate with the academic community and society in general, as part of its specialization
  • Perform a set of original research that contributes to the expansion of knowledge and are published nationally and internationally in peer­reviewed journals
  • Promote, in academic and / or professional context, social progress, cultural and healthy and active aging

Doctors in Gerontology and Geriatrics may find a professional carer in several areas: academy; local authorities; health system; community programs and projects; organizations from the third sector; consultants; entrepreneurship.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Topics of Gerontology and Geriatrics
  • Science and Knowledge Translation
  • Thesis Project and Planning and Data Analysis
  • Thesis

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Graduate and Masters in Gerontology, Health and Social Sciences.

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.


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