Ph.D. On Campus


Instituto Superior Técnico

36 months
2750 EUR/year
2750 EUR/year
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The PhD Program in Mathematics from Instituto Superior Técnico offers both in depth and in breadth preparation in Mathematics. 


Key facts

The Mathematics program from Instituto Superior Técnico includes courses in algebra and topology, numerical analysis and applied analysis, real analysis and functional analysis, differential equations and dynamical systems, mathematical physics, geometry, logic and computation, probability and statistics. 

The PhD Program in Mathematics consists of coursework and in completing a thesis under the direction of a faculty member of the Department of Mathematics. Classes with foreign students enrolled are taught in English.


The aim of the PhD Program in Mathematics is to prepare students to become research scholars in an academic or industrial environment.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Advanced Topics in Multivariate Analysis
  • Advanced Topics in Probabilities and Stochastic Processes
  • Algebraic Geometry
  • Bifurcation Theory in Differential Equations
  • Boundary Element Methods and Applications
  • Calculus of Variations and Partial Differential Equations
  • Category Theory
  • Commutative Algebra
  • Discrete Dynamical Systems
  • Ergodic Theory and Hyperbolic Dynamics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2nd Cycle degree (Master's) or a pre-Bologna bachelor degree with 5 years duration. This degree need not be in Mathematics, but the candidate should have a good Mathematics record.
  • Admission to the doctoral program is based on past academic performance.

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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