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Industrial and Systems Engineering, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #401 (ARWU) Guimarães, Portugal
The Doctoral Programme in Industrial and Systems Engineering  offered at the University of Minho is based on new training paradigms in the knowledge area of Industrial Engineering and Systems.  
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Programme Highlights:

The DPIES (Doctoral Program in Industrial Engineering and Systems) is organized as follows:

An academic part, called doctoral degree, involves a flexible set of 11 courses in the areas of engineering, management and social sciences, which aim at providing the background and the acquisition of the skills necessary for the research, corresponding to a total of 60 ECTS. These courses run for two semesters (semester 1 and 2) and comprise 10 compulsory courses - 5 ECTS each - distributed according to the following typology:

  • 6 Technical Scientific courses;
  • 2 courses on Organizational Behavior and Innovation;
  • 2 courses allocated to the Design of the Dissertation (I and II);

One compulsory course named Design of the Dissertation III, representing a total of 10 ECTS.

The Industrial and Systems Engineering programme is offered at the University of Minho.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in Portuguese
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Innovation Management
  • Leadership
  • Scholarly Communication
  • Inovation
  • Project Management
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in Engineering
  • Research Methods in Engineering

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 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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