• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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This Bioengineering  programme from Instituto Superior Técnico is a new multidisciplinary approach, which consists of an Advanced Studies one-year Course (1 st year toward a PhD and an Advanced Certificate upon completion) and a PhD research project (3 to 4 additional years) with possible training at MIT, RPI or in other top US and European universities, which collaborates with the program in both specialties.


  • Promoting new inter-institutional post-graduation training and opportunities, aimed at educating a new generation of leaders in bioengineering and technical innovation in Portugal
  • Promote industrial and health-care biotechnology education and research that makes it possible for new start-ups, which implement new models of interaction between universities, hospitals and enterprises, government, and society.


The PhD holders in Bioengineering are expected have their professional activities in Research, Development and Leadership in the emergent areas of the program, namely in R&D institutions, universities, biotechnology and phamaceutical industries, hospitals and creation of star-ups.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Inovation in Bioengineering
  • Laboratory Rotation 
  • Outreach and Teaching Skills - Department of Bioengineering
  • Materials for Regenerative Medicine
  • Nanobiotechnology
  • Drug Delivery and Cell Mimics

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • A 2 nd cycle (MSc) formation in biological engineering, bioengineering, biomedical engineering, biological sciences, pharamaceutical sciences, medicine, dentistry or veterinary is an excellent basis for a doctorate in Bioengineering. 
  • Candidates with other scientific or technological background attracted to this extremely dynamic area can be also admitted, and their doctoral program will aim at complementing possible gaps in their undergraduate formation.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2750 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    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 Lisbon

  • 630 - 1130 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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