36 months
2750 EUR/year
2750 EUR/year
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The Doctoral programme in Environmental Sciences and Engineering at Universidade de Aveiro aims to produce highly trained professionals who are qualified to carry out autonomous research in the field of Environmental Science and Engineering, and thus respond to the recruitment needs of the academic and business sectors and public institutions.  

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General objectives

  • the development of competences to conceive, plan, adapt and carry out high quality scientific research;
  • the development of capacities to produce original research that is worthy of dissemination in peer-reviewed publications;
  • the development of competences for the analysis, evaluation and synthesis of complex, scientific information;
  • the development of aptitudes to communicate the results of students' own research and to present and debate topics in their field of specialisation to the scientific and technical community, as well as to society in general;
  • the development of the capacity to find funding for high quality, scientific research;
  • the development of innovative and entrepreneurial skills. 

This Doctoral programme in Environmental Science and Engineering at Universidade de Aveiro  aims to train human resources with the capacity for technological innovation, evaluation of environmental quality and environmental  management. This is essential if Portugal is to be competitive in the production of scientific and technological knowledge within the paradigms of modern life, specifically those related to sustainable development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Studies In Environmental Sciences
  • Acquisition and Analysis of Data
  • Advanced Studies In Environmental Engineering
  • Project of Thesis Preparation
  • Doctoral Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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

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

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  • International

    2750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2750 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • National

    2750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2750 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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