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Informatics, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #401 (ARWU) Guimarães, Portugal
The PhD in Informatics offered at the University of Minho aims at promoting excellence and research in Informatics, providing quality advanced training, based on own research, which is internationally recognized.
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Programme Highlights:

The current study program allows a solid training of human resources in several areas of Informatics, which are able to take on autonomous scientific research, contributing to the progress of science, the deepening of technological evolution and the widening of its applicational spectrum. The course also aims to equip the industry sector with experts capable of responding to challenges and implement solutions, while prospectively contributing to the development of new business areas and opportunities.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in Portuguese
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Architectures 
  • Advanced Computing 
  • Algorithms for Biological Sequences Analysis 
  • Applicational Architectures 
  • Architecture and Calculus 
  • Autonomous Systems 
  • Big Data Management 
  • Bioinformatics Laboratory 
  • Busi ness Analytics 
  • Computer Applications in Biomedicine 
  • Computer Vision 
  • Computing Systems Engineering 
  • Connective Systems and Classifiers 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Admission requirements:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Photocopy of the Citizen Card or Passport + VAT number
  • Authenticated copy of the Degree Certificates
  • Payment proof of application fee
  • Other relevant documents required by the respective PhD Programme Director after receiving the candidate’s electronic application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2750 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2750 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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