After completing their PhD in Information Systems and Computer Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico, graduates of this program are expected to have acquired the ability to: systematically understand a particular field of study and widen the frontiers of knowledge with their original research to the highest standards of quality and integrity; critically analyze, evaluate and synthesize new complex ideas; communicate with peers, the broader academic community, and society at large about the topics in which they are specialized; promote academic, professional, technological, social or cultural progress in our knowledge-based society.
PhDs in Computer Science and Engineering may hold teaching positions in higher education in Portugal and abroad, supervise Master's and PhD studies, work in laboratories and research institutes, or work in industry and services, namely in companies with research and development departments.
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
Applicants are expected to have a Master’s degree.In the case of applicants from other areas than Computer Science or Computer Engineering, if admitted, they may have to take at most two propaedeutic courses from the following reference list (in addition to the normal degree requirements):
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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