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Admission - Doctoral Programme - 2021/2022

Available courses

PhD

Applicants

The following may apply for a cycle of studies leading to a Doctoral degree:
a) Holders of a Master's degree or legal equivalent;
b) Holders of a Bachelor's degree (Licenciatura) with a particularly relevant academic or scientific curriculum recognized by the statutory competent scientific body as attesting to their ability to carry out this cycle of studies;
c) Those with an academic, scientific or professional curriculum recognized as attesting to their ability to carry out the cycle of studies by the statutory competent scientific body.

The Scientific Committee of each cycle of studies may determine which admission conditions should be considered, thus restricting or detailing the general conditions defined (see information for each cycle of studies).


Tuition fees:

Information on tuition fees for 2021/2022 available here.

Numerus Clausus

Programmes/Cycle of Studies Phase Numerus Clausus Curricular year
Doctoral Program in Advanced Materials and Processing 1 2
2 4
3 5
Doctoral Program in Biomedical Engineering 1 2
2 16
3 13
Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering 1 28
2 32
3 30
Doctoral Program in Civil Engineering 1 21
2 17
3 17
Doctoral Program in Digital Media 1 7
2 8
Doctoral Program in Electrical and Computer Engineering 1 10
2 12
3 21
Doctoral Program in Engineering and Industrial Management 1 10
2 13
3 13
Doctoral Program in Engineering and Public Policy 1 7
2 12
3 17
Doctoral Program in Engineering Physics 1 6
2 6
3 3
Doctoral Program in Environmental Engineering 1 7
2 13
3 9
Doctoral Program in Informatics Engineering 1 10
2 10
3 5
Doctoral Program in Leaders for Technological Industries 1 8
2 10
Doctoral Program in Mechanical Engineering 1 20
2 38
3 47
Doctoral Program in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 1 5
2 6
3 4
Doctoral Program in Mining and Geo-Resources Engineering 1 3
2 5
3 3
Doctoral Program in Occupational Safety and Health 1 10
2 16
3 31
Doctoral Program in Refining, Petrochemical and Chemical Engineering 1 8
Doctoral Program in Spatial Planning 1 3
2 6
3 5
Doctoral Program in Sustainable Energy Systems 1 10
2 8
Doctoral Program in Telecommunications 1 10
2 23
Doctoral Program in Transport Systems 1 2
2 3
3 3
Cycle of Studies
Places
Total 1st Phase 2nd Phase
3rd Phase
Doctoral Program in Biomedical Engineering (PRODEB) 19 2 16 13
Doctoral Program in Civil Engineering (PRODEC) 51 21 17 17
Doctoral Program in Refining, Petrochemical and Chemical Engineering (PDERPQ) 8 8 N/A  N/A
Doctoral Program in Mining and Geo-Resources Engineering (PDEMGR) 7 3 5 3
Doctoral Program in Environmental Engineering (PDEA) 16 7 13 9
Doctoral Program in Engineering and Industrial Management (PRODEGI) 20 10 13 13
Doctoral Program in Engineering and Public Policy (PDEPP) 17 7 12 17
Doctoral Program in Electrical and Computer Engineering (PDEEC) 40 10 12 21
Doctoral Program in Engineering Physics (PRODEF) 9 6 6 3
Doctoral Program in Informatics Engineering (PRODEI) 25 10 10 5
Doctoral Program in Mechanical Engineering (PRODEM) 60 20 38 47
Doctoral Program in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (PDEMM) 8 5 6 4
Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering (PDEQB) 48 28 32 30
Doctoral Program in Leaders for Technological Industries (DLIT) 10 8 10 N/A
Doctoral Program in Advanced Materials and Processing (PDMPA) 5 2 4 5
Doctoral Program in Digital Media (PDMD) 15 7 8 N/A
Doctoral Program in Spatial Planning (PDPT) 9 3 6 5
Doctoral Program in Occupational Safety and Health (DemSSO) 40 10 16 31
Doctoral Program in Transport Systems (PDST) 6 2 3 3
Doctoral Program in Sustainable Energy Systems (PDSSE) 12 10 8 N/A
Doctoral Program in Telecommunications (MAP-T) 25 10 23 N/A

The minimum number of students for each cycle of studies is available on the information for each cycle of studies.

Notes:

1 – Any leftover places from each phase will be added to the places available for the following phase.
The number of places available for the 2nd phase has been updated and it already includes leftover places from the previous phase

2 – Cycles of studies whose applications are held at other institutions:

  • Doctoral Program in Applied Mathematics - FCUP
  • Doctor's degree in Computer Science - FCUP
  • Doctoral Degree Program in Chemistry - FCUP

Applications

Deadlines

1st Phase (except DLIT; PDERPQ see note 4)
From 1st February to 15th April 2021 Submission of applications
6th May 2021 Posting of provisional results
From 7th to 20th May 2021 Prior hearing
27th May 2021 Posting of final results
From 28th May to 21st June 2021 Submission of complaints
Until 28th June 2021 Publication of decision about complaints
From 4th to 14th June 2021 Online enrolment
From 21st June to 8th July 2021 Admission of non-placed applicants*
16th July 2021 Publication of leftover places
Until 14th June 2021 Request of credit transfer regarding prior training / work experience
Until 6th July 2021 Publication of credit transfer results
Up to 10 working days after the publication of the credit transfer results Change of the registration in result of the credit transfer process
2nd Phase (1st Phase DLIT; MAP-T see note 1)
From 16th April to 5th August 2021 Submission of applications
3rd September 2021 Posting of final results
From 4th to 24th September 2021 Submission of complaints
Until 1st October 2021 Publication of decision about complaints
From 8th to 20th September 2021 Online enrolment
From 22nd September to 4th October 2021 Admission of non-placed applicants*
15th October 2021 Publication of leftover places
Until 20th September 2021 Request of credit transfer regarding prior training / work experience
Until 11th October 2021 Publication of credit transfer results
Up to 10 working days after the publication of the credit transfer results Change of the registration in result of the credit transfer process
3rd Phase (except PDMD, PDSSE and MAP-T; 2nd Phase DLIT)
From 28th October to 24th November 2021 Submission of applications
14th December 2021 Posting of provisional results
From 15th December 2021 to 5th January 2022 Prior hearing
12th January 2022 Posting of final results
From 13th January to 2nd February 2022 Submission of complaints
Until 9th February 2022 Publication of decision about complaints
From 19th to 27th January 2022 Online enrolment
From 2nd to 15th February 2022 Admission of non-placed applicants*
Until 27th January 2022 Request of credit transfer regarding prior training / work experience
Until 17th February 2022 Publication of credit transfer results
Up to 10 working days after the publication of the credit transfer results Change of the registration in result of the credit transfer process


*The eventual call of non-placed applicants will be made by e-mail sent to the address indicated on the application process. Applicants who are called will have 24 hours to reply and say whether they are interested in the place available. After this deadline, and if there is no reply from the applicant called, this applicant will lose the chance to occupy the place available and the following non-placed applicant in the ranking list will be called.


Notes:

1 - The Doctoral Program in Telecommunications (MAT-T) has a different timeframe for applications, which is available at Information for applications - MAP-T 2021/2022.

2 - For the 1st and 2nd phases for application, classes begin in the 1st semester (October 2021) of the academic year 2021/2022 - except DLIT (see Information for applications - DLIT 2021/2022).
Applicants admitted in the 3rd phase for application start their classes in the 2nd semester (March 2022) of the academic year 2021/2022.

3 - International students who need to obtain a residence visa for study purposes must carefully check the deadlines of each application phase (namely: posting of the results, enrolment and beginning of the academic year) and make sure that they have enough time to ensure all the necessary procedures. This is particularly relevant in the 2nd and 3rd phases for application.

4 - For the Doctoral Program in Refining, Petrochemical and Chemical Engineering (PDERPQ), the dates for application and the start and end dates of the quarters are available at Information for applications - PDERPQ 2021/2022.

Ranking Criteria

The ranking criteria are defined per cycle of studies (see information for each cycle of studies).
Some cycles of studies or application phases may have minimum requirements for admission, such as a ranking grade equal to, or higher than, a specific value out of 200.

Ranking grade: the result obtained by using the calculation formula provided for in the ranking criteria.

Notes:
1 – In the 1st and phase, only applicants who provide supporting documents attesting that they have completed the necessary qualifications to apply will be admitted.

2 – In the 2nd and 3rd phases, applicants who have completed or are expected to complete the cycle of studies by the end of the application deadline* will be accepted for ranking. If applicants do not have a graduation certificate yet, they must present a declaration of honour stating that they have completed the necessary qualifications to apply. Enrolment will be subject to the presentation of the corresponding certificate.

* Except for cycles of studies which have other admission conditions to operate.

3 - For the cycles of studies that have an interview as ranking criteria, the scheduling of the interview will be done by e-mail sent to the e-mail address indicated in the application.

Documents Required

  • ID document (Citizen Card /ID Card / Passport) or declaration containing the identification data (mandatory);
  • Graduation certificate regarding a higher education degree (mandatory)*;
    - In the 2nd and 3rd phases  for application, if you have already graduated but do not have the corresponding certificate yet, you must submit a declaration indicating the completion date and the final grade you expect to obtain, and your enrolment will be subject to the presentation of the corresponding certificate within the deadlines indicated;
    - For qualifications obtained abroad see note (1) below;
  • Certificate (Transcript) of the higher education institution listing the curricular units in which you got a passing grade, indicating the regime (semester/year) and the number of credit units/ECTS. (mandatory)*;
    - For qualifications obtained abroad see note (1) below;
  • Curriculum vitae (mandatory);
  • Letter of motivation;
  • Information regarding the supervisor;
  • Letters of recommendation;
  • Photo (optional).
*U.Porto students can scan and attach the information included in their “Percurso Académico” (Academic Path).

(1) Notes for applicants from foreign higher education:

If the original certificates were not issued in Portuguese, Spanish, French or English, applicants must mandatorily submit the original documents along with the corresponding official/certified translation into one of the above-mentioned languages.

In addition to these, you may be required to present other documents depending on the cycle of studies you are applying for (information available in the application process).

 

Fees

Application is subject to the payment of a non-refundable fee of 55 euros.

Procedure for payment:

With ATM references
1. Click on the button Associar referência MB para pagamento next to the application fee.
2. Confirm the data displayed and click "Atribuir" (Assign) and the associated reference will be automatically generated.
3. Click "Voltar à conta corrente" (Back to current account) to see the reference generated.

With PayPal
PayPal must only be used by foreign applicants who do not have a bank account in Portugal and exclusively to pay the application fee.
To make the transaction with PayPal we suggest that you use Google Chrome as your browser.
1. Click on the button Associar referência MB para pagamento next to the application fee.
2. Choosing this option will connect to the PayPal website to make the payment.
Note: PayPal payment can only be used for the application fee and payments via PayPal for any other type of fees or tuition fees shall not be accepted.

By bank transfer
Payments from abroad may be made by bank transfer, at payer’s expenses, using the information in the attached document.
Then, you must send proof of the bank transfer to acesso.ingresso@fe.up.pt, with the following data:
- Name of the payer and name of the applicant, address, country, tax identification number and the purpose of the payment (application).

Notes:
- After the deadline for submitting applications, applicants have 2 additional days to ensure the payment of the corresponding fee, which is required for the application to become effective. After this deadline, any applications regarding which fees have not been paid will be rejected outright.
- Applicants who have been excluded or not admitted (non-placed applicants) in one phase, and who wish to apply for another phase, must submit a new application and pay the corresponding fees.

Procedures

Procedure for submission of application

  1. Choose the intended cycle of studies/course and access regime (Applications).
  2. Select "Submit Application". If you are already a student at FEUP, you will have to log in using your student’s username and password. If you are not a student at FEUP, you will be asked to complete a user registration form. The credentials (username and password) will be sent to the email address you specify on that form. For technical reasons, it is not advisable to use Hotmail or Yahoo e-mail addresses.
  3. Fill in the application form and attach the requested documents. Please note that fields in red are mandatory.
  4. Submit your application. If an error is detected (e.g. mandatory fields left blank), the system displays an alert message.
    If the information is successfully submitted, you must check all data entered and either confirm or edit the data.
  5. After confirmation of your application submission you will see information regarding the payment of the corresponding fee. For payments made from abroad, please check the information available in the Fees section (see above).
  6. If you have encountered any problems while submitting your application, you must report them to acesso.ingresso@fe.up.pt during the application submission period or on the working day following the deadline for submission.

Procedure for checking the status of your application

  1. Log into the information system with the username and password that you used in your application;
  2. Click on your name;
  3. Select the academic year of the application(s) you submitted;
  4. In the options that appear on the right hand side of the page, select "Candidaturas de Ingresso" (Applications).

Procedure to request credit transfer/recognition

  1. Credit transfer/recognition request (optional) is subject to the non-refundable payment of the fees set-out in the Table of fees of the University of Porto.
  2. If you wish to create a credit transfer request, in the field "You want to make a request for recognition" of the application form, select "Yes".
  3. In the options on the right hand side of the page, under "Reconhecimentos" (Credit transfer), select "Criar/Editar" (Create/Edit) and enter the request.
  4. After creating the credit transfer/recognition request, you must complete and submit the application.

Procedure to request a letter of acceptance

The letter of acceptance is only issued upon request by an applicant who has been admitted to the cycle of studies they applied for. The letter must be requested by sending an e-mail to acesso.ingresso@fe.up.pt after the deadlines for posting of the results indicated for each application phase and no later than the beginning of the enrolment period of the phase of admission.

Procedure for online enrolment

This procedure will be available through a link on the homepage of FEUP at the beginning of the enrolment period.
Enrolment in a Doctoral Programme is subject to payment of an enrolment fee as set-out in the Table of fees of the University of Porto.

Applicable Legislation

Note: The following applicable legislation is only available in Portuguese.



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