• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
The Statistics and Stochastic Processes programme offered by Instituto Superior Técnico allows for a smooth integration of courses in Probability and Statistics, related areas of Mathematics, and applications in other fields, with emphasis on Engineering, making effective use of the existing competencies at IST.
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Overview

This Statistics and Stochastic Processes programme offered by Instituto Superior Técnico aims to form specialists in Probability and Statistics for scientific research and the management of advanced teams that use Statistics and Stochastic Processes in innovative contexts. 

The PhD Program in Statistics and Stochastic Processes (PD-EPE) has a duration of 3-4 years and is constituted by the following components:

  • Scholar part
  • Qualifying exams
  • Statistics
  • Probability and Stochastic Processes
  • Dissertation proposal and preparation
  • Public defense of the dissertation 

Employment

The PhD Program in Statistics and Stochastic Processes forms specialists in Probability and Statistics to:

  • Lead projects and work teams that use Statistics ans Stochastic Processes in innovative contexts in Industry and Services; and
  • Carrying out scientific research in Universities and Research Units.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Advanced Geostatistics
  • Advanced Topics in Multivariate Analysis
  • Advanced Topics in Probabilities and Stochastic Processes
  • Advanced Topics in Statistical Inference
  • Discrete Dynamical Systems
  • Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics
  • Inverse Problems in Signal and Image Processing
  • Maintainability and Dependability of Systems
  • Quantitative Methods in Industrial Engineering

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • 2nd Cycle degree in Science or Engineering or a pre-Bologna degree with at least 5 years duration.
  • Under special circumstances, candidates with strong scientific/professional experience not fulfilling the previous pre-requisites can also be admitted.

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.
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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.

Funding

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