36 months
3000 EUR/year
3000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Doctoral Program in Information Management from NOVA IMS aims to promote knowledge and innovation in Information Management, particularly in the research of its impact on wealth creation, improving the performance of organizations and the development of new methodologies and decision making tools.

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The Doctoral Program in Information Management from NOVA IMS provides advanced training through research, contributing to the progress of knowledge and the training of researchers, university teachers and highly qualified professionals. The research may follow a more theoretical trend or be developed in an applied context, allowing the knowledge transfer from academia to society.

Who is it for?

This Doctoral Program aims to provide advanced knowledge for highly qualified researchers, teachers, technical staff and managers.

This program has 5 specializations:

  • Information and Decision Systems
  • Marketing Research
  • Statistics and Econometrics
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Information Technologies

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Seminar 
  • Advanced Topics Geographic Information Science
  • Experimental Design
  • Machine Learning
  • Scale Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

April 20th to May 26th, 2022.




180 ECTS


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

To enter the Doctoral Program, applicants must meet one of the requirements set out in national legislation:

  • Hold a Master's degree or equivalent, or a bachelor's degree, in which the number of credits is at least 240. In this case the final grade average must be at least 16 (out of 20);
  • Hold a degree and a relevant academic or scientific curriculum and which has been recognized and approved by the Academic Board that declares that the applicant is able to carry out this cycle of studies.
  • Applicants must show proficiency in English (spoken and written).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3000 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3000 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.


The Coordinator of the Program encourages and helps doctoral students with applications for scholarships or other financial support. Applicants in the Doctoral Program of NOVA IMS are, historically, highly successful in their applications for scholarships from FCT – the Science and Technology Foundation.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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