Doctorate On Campus

Territorial Engineering

Instituto Superior Técnico

12 months
7000 EUR/year
1063 EUR/year
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Framed by the principles of the Declaration of Bologna this Territorial Engineering program  from Instituto Superior Técnico seeks to offer an effective response to demands placed on preparation of highly qualified researchers and technicians in the field of planning.


Urban and regional planning undertaken, in recent years, a degree of complexity and demand unparalleled in its history as a result of the challenges for development, social and territorial cohesion and environmental recovery.


This Territorial Engineering Program from Instituto Superior Técnico focuses on the goal of forming specialized researchers of high qualification and having a great ability to work autonomously, whether designed for the university environment, or business, focusing on the ways of planning and management of the territory.


The professional opportunities for Doctors in Engineering Planning is, beyond the faculty positions, a wide range of public and private institutions, especially those that concern the processes of urbanization and infrastructuring of the territory or in urban policies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Negotiation and Contracting
  • Plans Evaluation and Monitoring
  • Strategic Planning of Cities and Regions
  • Urban Seminary
  • Land Use Policies and Urban Taxation
  • Management of City and Urban Governance
  • Negotiation and Contracting
  • Spatial Planning Methodology
  • Statistical Modelling


Holders of a 2 nd cycle degree, national or foreign, or a degree (pre-Bologna) with 5 years in Civil Engineering, Planning, Architecture, Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineer, Economics, Geography, Sociology or related fields, to be followed, consolidate or enhance a career in science or technology.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 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

Case based examination (Curriculum evaluation and eventually interview) by the Coordination of the PhD Program, considering the basic training and experience. No candidates are admitted with an average degree or 2 nd cycle less than 14.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7000 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1063 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1063 EUR per year during 12 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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