• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

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

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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

  • International

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1063 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1063 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Lisbon

  • 630 - 1130 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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