36 months
2750 EUR/year
2750 EUR/year
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The PhD program in Computational Engineering is part of a joint initiative of the University of Texas at Austin and the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) at Lisbon, named Advanced Computing/Computational Sciences and Applications . 


Key facts

This Computational Engineering program from Instituto Superior Técnico intends to provide a new approach to the postgraduate studies in multidisciplinary engineering and computational sciences.


  • To develop computational systems for the solution of Engineering and Science problems
  • To perform the mathematical analysis of the physical, chemical or biological process models.
  • To assess and analyze the computational implementation and the numerical results


Holders of a PhD degree in Computational Engineering will be employed by Universities, Higher Education Institutions, R&D Institutions and Companies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Course in Structural Dynamics
  • Advanced Discretization Methods
  • Advanced Topics on Computational Fluid Mechanics
  • Analysis and Control of Biomechanical Systems
  • Biomechanics of Blood Flow
  • Computational Dynamics
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Computational Physics and Plasma Simulation
  • Computational Solid Mechanics
  • Computation Methods in Electromagnetics
  • Damage and Fracture

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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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

  • The candidate should have a MSc. degree or equivalent in the areas of Engineering or Applied Sciences

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2750 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2750 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Lisbon

630 - 1123 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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