• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
The Doctoral programme in Environmental Science 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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Overview

General objectives

  • a broad and systematic understanding of the specific field of Environmental  Science and Engineering;  
  • 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.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Master level degree, or legal equivalent in Environmental Engineering, Chemistry Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics Engineering, Biology, Geology, or similar areas.
  • Foreign higher education degree in Environmental Engineering, Chemistry Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics Engineering, Biology, Geology, or similar areas, 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.   

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.

Funding

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