48 months
2750 EUR/year
2750 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This Ph.D. programme conductive to a Doctoral degree in Biomedicine from Universidade de Aveiro will enable students to develop the conceptual tools and methodologies and apply them to biomedicine. 

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The main goal of the Doctoral degree in Biomedicine from Universidade de Aveiro  is to endow students with a multidisciplinary training required to be at the forefront of research in biomedicine.

The training will permit a wide view of the field and capacitate the student to transfer the acquired know how and scientific knowledge to an academic setting, industry, research or clinical laboratories. 

The aim is to prepare students for future professional settings

There will be significant emphasis on hypothesis-driven collaborative research projects, and the curricular structure of this programme is organized into a group of core postgraduate courses taught jointly by participant and collaborator institutions. This will give students the opportunity to experience the scientific ambience in both universities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Molecular Basis of Biomedicine
  • Integrative Biomedicine
  • Project Development in Biomedicine

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


English, Portuguese


240 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 at UA and by the jury nominated by FCM|NMS/UNL (at FCM|NMS/UNL), taking into account 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 48 months.
  • National

    2750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2750 EUR per year during 48 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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