Engineering and Management, Ph.D. | Instituto Superior Técnico | Lisbon, Portugal
36 months
2750 EUR/year
2750 EUR/year
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The Doctoral Program in Engineering and Management from Instituto Superior Técnico embodies a strategic option of IST. Students should be able to master knowledge in a variety of methods within the field of Management Science across a broad range of themes. 


Key facts

The approaches adopted in the Engineering and Management program from Instituto Superior Técnico are applicable to decision and analysis problems in the fields of business management, public policy, and where the interaction between technology, economy and society is required.

Technological development has generated a growing convergence between secondary, tertiary, and even primary sectors in the use of wide application technologies. 

Engineers with higher education who are able to combine technological knowledge, management scientific methods, and organizational factors, tend to play an increasingly important role in business development both in industry and in services.


The PhD degree in Engineering and Management aims to enable the students to perform independent scientific research of an internationally recognized quality in management science in the contexts of academia, government, and business.


Those who have successfully completed the Doctoral Program in Engineering and Management may carry out their activity primarily in higher education institutions, research laboratories, companies and government agencies as well as in public administration.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Decision Analysis Models and Applications
  • Entrepreneurship Theory
  • Methods and Applications in Economic Analysis
  • Models and Applications in Operations Management and Logistics
  • Optimization and Applications
  • Optional
  • Outreach and Teaching Skills - Deg
  • Strategy and Organizational Development


The Doctoral Program in Engineering and Management aims to attract national and international students with a Licenciate (5 years) degree or a Masters degree in Engineering, Economics or Management.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

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On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Holders of an Undergraduate Degree and Master’s Degree may apply for this training doctoral programme by obtaining a pass in an advanced study course, that grants a total of credits between 30 and 60 ECTS, followed by advanced research, development and innovation work, leading to a dissertation (PhD thesis). In all it has a 3 year duration.

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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