Doutoramentos

The University of Porto provides a wide choice of 3rd-cycle programmes (Doctoral degrees). These programmes are highly demanding and focus on producing socially valuable knowledge. Doctoral degrees at the University of Porto guarantee training of excellence in the multiple fields of knowledge covered by our schools and research centres.

In the 2015/2016 academic year, the U.Porto faculties open vacancies for 91 Doctoral degree programmes.

InstitutionProgramme
Faculty of ArchitectureArchitechtural Doctoral Program
Faculty of ArchitectureDoctoral Program in Occupational Safety and Health *
Faculty of ArtsDoctoral Program in Digital Media *
Faculty of ArtsDoctoral Program in Occupational Safety and Health *
Faculty of ArtsGerontology and Geriatrics *
Faculty of ArtsThird cycle of studies in Information and Communication in Digital Platforms *
Faculty of ArtsThird cycle of studies in Philosophy
Faculty of ArtsThird cycle of studies in Geography
Faculty of ArtsThird cycle of studies in History
Faculty of ArtsThird cycle of studies in Sociology
Faculty of Arts3º Ciclo em Estudos do Património
Faculty of Arts3rd Cycle of Studies in Language Sciences
Faculty of Arts3rd Cycle of Studies in Literary, Cultural and Interart Studies
Faculty of Dental MedicineDental Medicine
Faculty of Dental MedicineDoctoral Program in Occupational Safety and Health *
Faculty of EconomicsDoctoral Program in Digital Media *
Faculty of EconomicsDoctoral programme in Business and Management Studies
Faculty of EconomicsDoctoral programme in Economics
Faculty of EconomicsDoctor's Degree in Applied Mathematics *
Faculty of EngineeringDoctoral Degree Program in Chemistry *
Faculty of EngineeringDoctoral Program in Advanced Materials and Processing *
Faculty of EngineeringDoctoral Program in Biomedical Engineering
Faculty of EngineeringDoctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering
Faculty of EngineeringDoctoral Program in Civil Engineering
Faculty of EngineeringDoctoral Program in Digital Media *
Faculty of EngineeringDoctoral Program in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Faculty of EngineeringDoctoral Program in Engineering and Industrial Management
Faculty of EngineeringDoctoral Program in Engineering and Public Policy
Faculty of EngineeringDoctoral Program in Engineering Physics *
Faculty of EngineeringDoctoral Program in Environmental Engineering
Faculty of EngineeringDoctoral Program in Informatics Engineering
Faculty of EngineeringDoctoral Program in Leaders for Technological Industries *
Faculty of EngineeringDoctoral Program in Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of EngineeringDoctoral Program in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Faculty of EngineeringDoctoral Program in Mining and Geo-Resources Engineering
Faculty of EngineeringDoctoral Program in Occupational Safety and Health *
Faculty of EngineeringDoctoral Program in Refining, Petrochemical and Chemical Engineering *
Faculty of EngineeringDoctoral Program in Science and Technology of Polymers *
Faculty of EngineeringDoctoral Program in Spatial Planning *
Faculty of EngineeringDoctoral Program in Sustainable Energy Systems *
Faculty of EngineeringDoctoral Program in Telecommunications *
Faculty of EngineeringDoctoral Program in Telecommunications
Faculty of EngineeringDoctoral Program in Transport Systems *
Faculty of EngineeringDoctor's Degree in Applied Mathematics *
Faculty of EngineeringDoctor's degree in Computer Science - MAP joint programme *
Faculty of Fine ArtsDesign *
Faculty of Fine ArtsDoctoral Program in Digital Media *
Faculty of Fine ArtsDoctoral Program in Occupational Safety and Health *
Faculty of Fine ArtsFine Arts
Faculty of Fine ArtsPhD in Art Education *
Faculty of LawDoctoral Program in Occupational Safety and Health *
Faculty of LawDoutoramento em Criminologia
Faculty of LawLaw
Faculty of MedicineBasic and Applied Biology *
Faculty of MedicineDoctoral Program in Clinical and Health Services Research
Faculty of MedicineDoctoral Program in Occupational Safety and Health *
Faculty of MedicineDoctoral Programme in Bioethics
Faculty of MedicineDoctoral Programme in Biomedicine
Faculty of MedicineDoctoral Programme in Human Sexuality *
Faculty of MedicineDoctoral Programme in Medicine
Faculty of MedicineDoctoral Programme in Public Health
Faculty of MedicineGerontology and Geriatrics *
Faculty of MedicineMolecular Medicine and Oncology *
Faculty of MedicineNeurosciences *
Faculty of MedicinePalliative Care
Faculty of MedicinePathology and Molecular Genetics *
Faculty of MedicinePrograma Doutoral em Ciências de Dados de Saúde
Faculty of Nutrition and Food SciencesClinical Nutrition
Faculty of Nutrition and Food SciencesDoctoral Program in Occupational Safety and Health *
Faculty of Nutrition and Food SciencesFood Consumption and Nutrition Sciences *
Faculty of Nutrition and Food SciencesGerontology and Geriatrics *
Faculty of PharmacyDoctoral Program in Occupational Safety and Health *
Faculty of PharmacyDoctor's Degree in Sustainable Chemistry *
Faculty of PharmacyEnvironmental Toxicology and Contamination *
Faculty of PharmacyMolecular and Cellular Biotechnology Applied to Health Sciences *
Faculty of PharmacyPhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Faculty of Psychology and Education ScienceDoctoral Program in Educational Sciences
Faculty of Psychology and Education ScienceDoctoral Program in Occupational Safety and Health *
Faculty of Psychology and Education ScienceDoctoral Programme in Human Sexuality *
Faculty of Psychology and Education SciencePhD in Art Education *
Faculty of Psychology and Education SciencePsychology Doctoral Program
Faculty of SciencesBasic and Applied Biology *
Faculty of SciencesDoctoral Degree in Marine Science, Technology and Management *
Faculty of SciencesDoctoral Degree Program in Chemistry *
Faculty of SciencesDoctoral Program in Digital Media *
Faculty of SciencesDoctoral Program in Engineering Physics *
Faculty of SciencesDoctoral Program in Occupational Safety and Health *
Faculty of SciencesDoctoral Program in Telecommunications *
Faculty of SciencesDoctoral Program in Telecommunications *
Faculty of SciencesDoctor's Degree in Agricultural Sciences
Faculty of SciencesDoctor's Degree in Applied Mathematics *
Faculty of SciencesDoctor's Degree in Astronomy
Faculty of SciencesDoctor's Degree in Biodiversity, Genetics and Evolution *
Faculty of SciencesDoctor's Degree in Biology
Faculty of SciencesDoctor's degree in Computer Science
Faculty of SciencesDoctor's degree in Computer Science - MAP joint programme *
Faculty of SciencesDoctor's degree in Earth Sciences *
Faculty of SciencesDoctor's Degree in Environmental Sciences and Technology
Faculty of SciencesDoctor's Degree in Landscape Architecture
Faculty of SciencesDoctor's Degree in Marine Biotechnology and Aquaculture *
Faculty of SciencesDoctor's Degree in Surveying Engineering
Faculty of SciencesDoctor's Degree in Sustainable Chemistry *
Faculty of SciencesDoctor's Degree in Teaching and Dissemination of Science
Faculty of SciencesEnvironmental Toxicology and Contamination *
Faculty of SciencesFood Consumption and Nutrition Sciences *
Faculty of SciencesMolecular and Cell Biology *
Faculty of SportDoctoral Program in Occupational Safety and Health *
Faculty of SportGerontology and Geriatrics *
Faculty of SportPHD Physical Activity and Health
Faculty of SportPhysiotherapy
Faculty of SportSport Science
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel SalazarAnimal Science
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel SalazarAquatic Sciences - Biology and Ecology
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel SalazarBasic and Applied Biology *
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel SalazarBiomedical Sciences
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel SalazarDoctoral Degree in Marine Science, Technology and Management *
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel SalazarDoctoral Program in Occupational Safety and Health *
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel SalazarDoctoral Programme in Human Sexuality *
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel SalazarDoctor's Degree in Applied Mathematics *
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel SalazarDoctor's Degree in Marine Biotechnology and Aquaculture *
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel SalazarDoctor's Degree in Sustainable Chemistry *
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel SalazarEnvironmental Toxicology and Contamination *
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel SalazarGerontology and Geriatrics *
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel SalazarMedical Sciences
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel SalazarMolecular and Cell Biology *
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel SalazarMolecular and Cellular Biotechnology Applied to Health Sciences *
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel SalazarMolecular Medicine and Oncology *
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel SalazarNeurosciences *
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel SalazarNursing Science
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel SalazarPathology and Molecular Genetics *
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel SalazarVeterinary Sciences

* Curso lecionado em coopeeração por duas ou mais faculdades / escolas

AreaProgramme
Agrarian SciencesDoctor's Degree in Agricultural Sciences
Agriculture, forestry and fishingAnimal Science
Animal ScienceAnimal Science
Any Scientific Area from a 3rd cycle of studies (FMUP)Doctoral Programme in Medicine
Any Scientific Area of UPortoPathology and Molecular Genetics
Applied PhysicsDoctoral Program in Engineering Physics
ArchitectureArchitechtural Doctoral Program
Architecture and UrbanismDoctoral Program in Spatial Planning
Architecture and UrbanismDoctor's Degree in Landscape Architecture
Artistic EducationPhD in Art Education
Arts - programmes not classified elsewherePhD in Art Education
AstronomyDoctor's Degree in Astronomy
Basic and Applied BiologyBasic and Applied Biology
BiologyDoctor's Degree in Biodiversity, Genetics and Evolution
BiologyDoctor's Degree in Biology
BiologyMolecular and Cell Biology
Biology and Aquatic EnvironmentAquatic Sciences - Biology and Ecology
Biology and Biochemistry Basic and Applied Biology
Biology and Biochemistry Doctor's Degree in Agricultural Sciences
Biology and Biochemistry Doctor's Degree in Biodiversity, Genetics and Evolution
Biology and Biochemistry Doctor's Degree in Biology
Biology and Biochemistry Molecular and Cell Biology
Biomedical EngineeringDoctoral Program in Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical SciencesBiomedical Sciences
Chemical and Biological EngineeringDoctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering
Chemical EngineeringDoctoral Program in Refining, Petrochemical and Chemical Engineering
Chemical engineeringDoctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering
Chemical engineeringDoctoral Program in Refining, Petrochemical and Chemical Engineering
Chemical process technologyDoctoral Program in Biomedical Engineering
Chemical process technologyDoctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering
Chemical process technologyDoctoral Program in Refining, Petrochemical and Chemical Engineering
Chemical process technologyDoctoral Program in Refining, Petrochemical and Chemical Engineering
Chemical process technologyDoctoral Program in Refining, Petrochemical and Chemical Engineering
Chemical process technologyDoctoral Program in Refining, Petrochemical and Chemical Engineering
Chemical process technologyDoctoral Program in Refining, Petrochemical and Chemical Engineering
Chemical process technologyDoctoral Program in Science and Technology of Polymers
ChemistryDoctoral Degree Program in Chemistry
ChemistryDoctoral Degree Program in Chemistry
ChemistryDoctoral Program in Advanced Materials and Processing
ChemistryDoctor's Degree in Sustainable Chemistry
ChemistryDoctor's Degree in Sustainable Chemistry
Civil construction and Civil engineering Doctoral Program in Civil Engineering
Civil EngineeringDoctoral Program in Civil Engineering
Civil engineeringDoctoral Program in Civil Engineering
Civil engineeringDoctoral Program in Spatial Planning
Civil LawLaw
Commercial LawLaw
Computer ScienceDoctor's degree in Computer Science
Computer ScienceDoctor's degree in Computer Science - MAP joint programme
CriminologyDoutoramento em Criminologia
Culture3rd Cycle of Studies in Literary, Cultural and Interart Studies
Dental SciencesDental Medicine
Dental sciencesDental Medicine
DesignDesign
DesignDesign
Diagnostic technologies and therapeuticsMolecular and Cellular Biotechnology Applied to Health Sciences
Earth sciencesDoctor's degree in Earth Sciences
EconomicsDoctoral programme in Economics
EconomicsDoctoral programme in Economics
Economics and BusinessDoctoral programme in Business and Management Studies
Educational SciencesDoctoral Program in Educational Sciences
Educational Sciences Doctoral Program in Educational Sciences
Educational Sciences Doctor's Degree in Teaching and Dissemination of Science
Electrical and Computer EngineeringDoctoral Program in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Electrical and Computers EngineeringDoctoral Program in Sustainable Energy Systems
Electrical engineering, Electronic engineering, Information engineeringDoctoral Program in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Electrical engineering, Electronic engineering, Information engineeringDoctoral Program in Informatics Engineering
Electrical engineering, Electronic engineering, Information engineeringDoctoral Program in Telecommunications
Electricity and energyDoctoral Program in Sustainable Energy Systems
Electricity and energyDoctoral Program in Sustainable Energy Systems
Electricity and energyDoctoral Program in Sustainable Energy Systems
Electronics and automationDoctoral Program in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Electronics and automationDoctoral Program in Informatics Engineering
Electronics and automationDoctoral Program in Telecommunications
Electronics and automationDoctoral Program in Telecommunications
Electronics and automationDoctoral Program in Telecommunications
Electronics and automationDoctoral Program in Telecommunications
Electronics and automationDoctoral Program in Telecommunications
Electronics and automationDoctoral Program in Telecommunications
Electronics and automationDoctoral Program in Telecommunications
Electronics and automationDoctoral Program in Telecommunications
Electronics and automationDoctoral Program in Telecommunications
Electronics and automationDoctoral Program in Telecommunications
Electronics and automationDoctoral Program in Telecommunications
Electronics and automationDoctoral Program in Telecommunications
Electronics and automationDoctoral Program in Telecommunications
Electronics and automationDoctoral Program in Telecommunications
EngineeringDoctoral Program in Leaders for Technological Industries
Engineering and Industrial ManagementDoctoral Program in Engineering and Industrial Management
Engineering and related techniquesDoctoral Program in Engineering and Public Policy
Engineering and related techniquesDoctoral Program in Engineering and Public Policy
Engineering and related techniquesDoctoral Program in Transport Systems
Engineering and related techniquesDoctor's Degree in Surveying Engineering
Engineering and related techniques - programmes not classified elsewhere Doctoral Program in Engineering and Industrial Management
Environmental EngineeringDoctoral Program in Environmental Engineering
Environmental engineeringDoctoral Program in Environmental Engineering
Environmental protection technologyDoctoral Program in Environmental Engineering
Environmental SciencesDoctor's Degree in Environmental Sciences and Technology
Environmental SciencesEnvironmental Toxicology and Contamination
Environmental Sciences and TechnologyDoctor's Degree in Environmental Sciences and Technology
Ethics in Health SciencesDoctoral Programme in Bioethics
Evaluation of Investment ProjectsLaw
Extractive industriesDoctoral Program in Mining and Geo-Resources Engineering
Fine ArtsFine Arts
FishingDoctor's Degree in Marine Biotechnology and Aquaculture
GeographyThird cycle of studies in Geography
Geology/Earth SciencesDoctor's degree in Earth Sciences
GeriatricsGerontology and Geriatrics
GerontologyGerontology and Geriatrics
HealthDoctoral Program in Clinical and Health Services Research
HealthDoctoral Programme in Biomedicine
HealthGerontology and Geriatrics
HealthPalliative Care
HealthPrograma Doutoral em Ciências de Dados de Saúde
Health - programmes not classified elsewhere Doctoral Programme in Bioethics
health and safety at workDoctoral Program in Occupational Safety and Health
Health SciencesClinical Nutrition
Health SciencesDoctoral Programme in Biomedicine
Health SciencesMolecular and Cellular Biotechnology Applied to Health Sciences
Health SciencesPalliative Care
Health SciencesPhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Health SciencesPhysiotherapy
Health sciencesClinical Nutrition
Health sciencesFood Consumption and Nutrition Sciences
Health sciencesPhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Health Sciences-Clinical and Health Serv. ResearchDoctoral Program in Clinical and Health Services Research
Heritage Studies3º Ciclo em Estudos do Património
HistoryThird cycle of studies in History
History and archaeologyThird cycle of studies in History
Humanities3º Ciclo em Estudos do Património
Humanities3rd Cycle of Studies in Literary, Cultural and Interart Studies
Industrial Engineering and ManagementDoctoral Program in Engineering and Industrial Management
Industrial LawLaw
Informatics EngineeringDoctoral Program in Informatics Engineering
Informatics Sciences Doctor's degree in Computer Science
Informatics Sciences Doctor's degree in Computer Science - MAP joint programme
Information and journalismThird cycle of studies in Information and Communication in Digital Platforms
Journalism and press coverageDoctoral Program in Digital Media
Landscape ArchitectureDoctor's Degree in Landscape Architecture
Language Sciences3rd Cycle of Studies in Language Sciences
LawLaw
LawLaw
Legal SciencesLaw
Literature3rd Cycle of Studies in Literary, Cultural and Interart Studies
Management and administrationDoctoral programme in Business and Management Studies
Management StudiesDoctoral programme in Business and Management Studies
Marine SciencesDoctor's Degree in Marine Biotechnology and Aquaculture
Materials EngineeringDoctoral Program in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Materials engineeringDoctoral Program in Advanced Materials and Processing
Materials engineeringDoctoral Program in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
MathematicsDoctor's Degree in Applied Mathematics
Mathematics and statisticsDoctor's Degree in Applied Mathematics
Mechanical EngineeringDoctoral Program in Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical EngineeringDoctoral Program in Sustainable Energy Systems
Mechanical engineeringDoctoral Program in Mechanical Engineering
Medical and Health sciencesDental Medicine
Medical and Health sciencesDoctoral Program in Clinical and Health Services Research
Medical and Health sciencesDoctoral Programme in Bioethics
Medical and Health sciencesDoctoral Programme in Biomedicine
Medical and Health sciencesDoctoral Programme in Medicine
Medical and Health sciencesMolecular Medicine and Oncology
Medical and Health sciencesNeurosciences
Medical SciencesMedical Sciences
MedicineDoctoral Programme in Medicine
MedicineMolecular Medicine and Oncology
MedicinePathology and Molecular Genetics
Medicine Medical Sciences
Medicine Molecular Medicine and Oncology
Medicine Pathology and Molecular Genetics
Metallurgy and Metal MechanicsDoctoral Program in Mechanical Engineering
Metallurgy and Metal MechanicsDoctoral Program in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Mining Engineering, Georesources and EnvironmentDoctoral Program in Mining and Geo-Resources Engineering
Mother-tongue language and literature3rd Cycle of Studies in Language Sciences
NeurosciencesNeurosciences
NursingNursing Science
NursingNursing Science
Nursing SciencesNursing Science
Nutritional SciencesFood Consumption and Nutrition Sciences
Other engineering and technologiesDoctoral Program in Biomedical Engineering
Other engineering and technologiesDoctoral Program in Digital Media
Other engineering and technologiesDoctoral Program in Engineering and Industrial Management
Other engineering and technologiesDoctoral Program in Engineering and Public Policy
Other engineering and technologiesDoctoral Program in Engineering Physics
Other engineering and technologiesDoctoral Program in Leaders for Technological Industries
Other engineering and technologiesDoctoral Program in Mining and Geo-Resources Engineering
Other engineering and technologiesDoctoral Program in Occupational Safety and Health
Other engineering and technologiesDoctoral Program in Sustainable Energy Systems
Other engineering and technologiesDoctoral Program in Transport Systems
Other humanitiesThird cycle of studies in Information and Communication in Digital Platforms
Other humanitiesThird cycle of studies in Sociology
Other humanities3rd Cycle of Studies in Literary, Cultural and Interart Studies
Other social sciencesDoutoramento em Criminologia
Other 3rd cycle areaDoctoral Programme in Medicine
Pharmaceutical SciencesPhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences
PhilosophyThird cycle of studies in Philosophy
Philosophy and ethicsThird cycle of studies in Philosophy
PhysicsDoctoral Program in Advanced Materials and Processing
PhysicsDoctoral Program in Engineering Physics
PhysicsDoctor's Degree in Astronomy
Physics EngineeringDoctoral Program in Engineering Physics
Processing industries - programmes not classified elsewhereDoctoral Program in Leaders for Technological Industries
PsychologyDoctoral Programme in Human Sexuality
PsychologyPsychology Doctoral Program
PsychologyPsychology Doctoral Program
PsychologyPsychology Doctoral Program
Public HealthDoctoral Programme in Public Health
Research MethodsLaw
Safety TechnologyDoctoral Program in Occupational Safety and Health
Science Teaching/Science DivulgationDoctor's Degree in Teaching and Dissemination of Science
Sciences and Communication TechnologiesDoctoral Program in Digital Media
Sciences and Communication TechnologiesThird cycle of studies in Information and Communication in Digital Platforms
SexologyDoctoral Programme in Human Sexuality
SociologyThird cycle of studies in Sociology
Sociology and other studiesDoutoramento em Criminologia
Sociology and other studiesThird cycle of studies in Geography
Sociology and other studiesThird cycle of studies in Sociology
SportsPHD Physical Activity and Health
SportsPHD Physical Activity and Health
SportsSport Science
Sports SciencesSport Science
Surveying EngineeringDoctor's Degree in Surveying Engineering
Telecommunications EngineeringDoctoral Program in Telecommunications
Therapy and rehabilitationClinical Nutrition
Therapy and rehabilitationFood Consumption and Nutrition Sciences
Environmental Toxicology and Contamination
Transport SystemsDoctoral Program in Transport Systems
Urbanism and Spatial PlanningDoctoral Program in Spatial Planning
Veterinary SciencesVeterinary Sciences
Veterinary sciencesVeterinary Sciences

What are they?

Third-cycle programmes last six to eight semesters (approximately 180 to 240 ECTS credits). They involve producing an original dissertation on a specific field of knowledge or specialty, as well as, in some cases, completing assigned curricular units focused on research skills and specific content.

Students who are approved in the final public exam on their dissertations (viva voce) are granted the title of Doctor.

How to apply?

Accessing 3rd-cycle programmes (Doctoral degrees) at the U.Porto must in accordance with the rules established by each organic unit and school. For more information, visit the Admissions area of this website.

How much do courses cost?

In the 2016/2017 academic year, the annual (indicative) fee for Doctoral degrees at the U.Porto is 2,750 euro. This amount does not apply to ISS (International Student Statute) students. More information here.