Ph.D. On Campus

Environment Engineering

Instituto Superior Técnico

36 months
2750 EUR/year
2750 EUR/year
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The main objective of the Environment Engineering programme at Instituto Superior Técnicois to provide the students with advanced and high quality education in the Environmental Sciences and Technologies, enabling them with the capacity to develop research work at academic or enterprise levels.


Key facts

The Environment Engineering programme at Instituto Superior Técnico is an multi and inter-disciplinary scientific area that cross-relates traditional engineering skills and technologies with social, economics, land use, planning and management and other environmental related knowledges to provide multiple research and innovation opportunities founded upon solid oriented environmental engineering, enabling integrated solutions to environmental problems driven by sustainability challenges and priorities.


The PhD in Environmental Engineering was created in 1996, having been adjusted to Bologna process in 2006.


Holders of a PhD degree in Environmental Engineering will be employed in Higher Education institutions, R&D laboratories and companies, environmental consulting companies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Advanced Environmental Modelling
  • Advanced Geostatistics
  • Chemical and Biological Engineering Reaction
  • Outreach and Teaching Skills - Department of Bioengineering
  • Seminars in Environmental Engineering
  • Wastewater Systems Integrated Management
  • Ecological Economics
  • Strategic Assessment and Sustainability

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

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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.

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
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    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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