48 months
6000 EUR/year
2750 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The PhD program in Business and Management Studies from University of Porto, created in 2006, aims to offer students top knowledge with the quality that distinguishes the institution that hosts it, provide them with the respective public recognition, as well as enable them to be integrated into a dynamic and internationalized community research.


The Ph.D. programme in Business and Management Studies from the University of Porto includes a course and a thesis. Students can choose one of five areas of specialty (Accounting and Management Control, Finance, Marketing and Strategy, Operations and Logistics, Organisation and Human Resources).

The high number of applicants, as well as the significant number of completed theses and publications (journal papers and conference papers), as a result of research, carried out during the Ph.D. programme in Management, testify to the fact that the work done has been fruitful.

Student profile

The Programme aims to promote the training of researchers in the area of Business and Management Studies. Applicants who wish to enroll in this programme must be highly motivated:

  • To become a full member of the international research community of management scholars;
  • To participate in international conferences;
  • To submit the research for publication in international academic journals.


U.Porto, FEP and FEP programmes are highly ranked according to several appraisal organizations.

FEP received the AACSB international accreditation, one of the most important international certifications in the area of business education. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Management Accounting and Control
  • Finance
  • Marketing and Strategy
  • Operations and Logistics
  • Organisation and Human Resources

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6000 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • National

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

Tuition fees for academic year 2022/23

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Living costs for Porto

556 - 865 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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.

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Business and Management Studies
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