Ph.D. On Campus

Civil Engineering

University of Minho

36 months
3250 EUR/year
2750 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Civil Engineering from University of Minho aims to boost Civil Engineering-related research and technological development, promoting their consolidation as an important element of the industrial sector. 


Civil Engineering from University of Minho guiding principle is to complement the training received by holders of master degrees and 5-year undergraduate degrees in the field of Science and Engineering, particularly Civil Engineering, by providing advanced training in fast-growing areas such as Construction, Structures and Geotechnics, Hydraulics and Environment, as well as Planning and Transport Infrastructures, with particular emphasis on innovation and development of technologies and processes in these areas and on the source materials/products for construction technologies; 

Students at Civil Engineering from University of Minho will:

  • gain solid training in research methodology and experimentation
  • conceive and promote the elaboration of research and development projects in academic and/or professional contexts, thus contributing to increase their abilities in terms of research, technological development and, consequently, their ability to innovate in order to achieve further knowledge in the field; 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intelligent Cities
  • New Construction Materials
  • Rehabilitation of Constructions
  • Sustainable Construction: Principles and Practices
  • Advanced Cement Composites for Construction and Rehabilitation
  • Buildings’ Indoor Environment Simulation Models and Methods
  • Characterization and Modeling of Geomaterials
  • Cyclic and Dynamic Soils Behavior
  • Development, Conception and Assessment of Sustainable
  • Earthworks
  • Eco-eficciency in Buildings
  • Experimental Analysis
  • Geomechanics for Pavements and Railways

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English, Partially taught in Portuguese


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

  • Application form 
  • Learning Agreement for Studies/ for Traineeships, which needs to be signed, dated and stamped by the student and home institution
  • Copy of ID card/Passport
  • Home Transcript of Records
  • Photo

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3250 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2750 EUR per year during 36 months.

Community of Portuguese Language Countries - 3 000 EUR


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