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Engineering and Public Policy, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #288 (BCR) Porto, Portugal
Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FEUP), in partnership with Carnegie Mellon University and in the context of the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program, is launching a new Doctoral Program in Engineering and Public Policy (EPP).
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This is a new, interdisciplinary, doctoral program focused on technological and policy issues that arise when designing, developing, regulating, implementing and managing networked infrastructures. Although the initial emphasis is on the Energy and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) fields, the broad range of problems to be tackled includes: Policy and Risk-Related Studies; New Technological Paradigms; Security and Privacy Policy; Electricity Infrastructure; Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles; Energy and Environment Policy; Net Neutrality; Spectrum Management Policy; The Internet of Things; Social Networks and Productivity.

  • Doctoral Degree offered by Universidade do Porto (Faculdade de Engenharia)
  • Also offered as a dual degree with Carnegie Mellon University (funded by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia through the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

For more information please check the programme`s website.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Students from the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) benefit from a 50% discount on the fee for international students.

Living costs for Porto

  • 556 - 870 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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