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River Restoration and Management, Doctorate

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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The Doctoral Degree on River Restoration and Management from Instituto Superior Técnico aims the development and the application of scientific knowledge of environmental sciences, ecology, engineering and urbanism to management and restoration of the fluvial ecological quality, at different spatial scales, from the microhabitat to the river reaches and the drainage area.

About

The Doctoral Degree on River Restoration and Management from Instituto Superior Técnico is a joint institutional partnership that aims to gather a well reputed teaching corps with high skills in the subjects to be taught, supported by a stronghold of theoretical knowledge and application experiences. 

Three institutions from the Technical University of Lisbon: IST, the Faculty of Agronomy and the Faculty of Architecture, and two foreign institutions, the Univ. of California, Berkeley and the Univ. Politécnica de Madrid, agreed to join their efforts to put together this Doctoral Course.

Objectives

This Ph.D. program intends to develop the scientific knowledge in the fields of restoration and management of fluvial processes and ecological quality, thus contributing to the sustainable development of human societies and the conservation of natural resources. The emphasis of the course will be on Mediterranean-type rivers.

Employment

The career opportunities for doctors in River Restoration and Management are not only the teaching and research in the area, but also the institutions of public and private sector with interests in river management and in the design and implementation of river restoration projects and monitoring.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    144 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Restauro de Processos Fluviais 
  • Restauro Hidromorfológico e de Habitats
  • Rios Urbanos e Planeamento Ambiental - FA
  • Seminar (Drgf)
  • Watershed & Aquifer Dynamics
  • Ecohydraulics and River Modeling
  • Watershed & Aquifer Dynamics

    English Language Requirements

    This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      2750 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 2750 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
    • EU/EEA

      2750 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 2750 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

    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.

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