Academic Degree
General Objectives
The basic premise of doctoral study and, consequently, the PhD course in Informatics is the production of new knowledge through original research. Underlying this premise are general objectives of this course:
- To train PhDs in Computer Science, capable of producing theoretical and practical knowledge in the areas of Computing and Information and Communication Technologies, generating and multiplying scientific investigations, appropriate to society and the national and international academic environment;
- Provide doctoral students with the opportunity to improve or acquire skills and experience in face of the different dimensions of information technology, as well as the competence to develop high level research and stimulate scientific research;
- Contribute to the deepening of relations between Higher Education, Science and Innovation, in accordance with the objectives of the Science 2010 program.
CNAEF Classification
Computer Science
(481) Portaria n.º 256/2005 [PT]
Study Programme/Publication in the Portuguese Official Gazette
8 semesters
Career Opportunities
The PhD course provides specialized specialized training in the fulfillment of academic positions (universities and polytechnic institutes) and non-academic, national and international.
Admission Requirements
- Holders of the master degree or legal equivalent in the areas of Informaticss or or related;
- Holders of a bachelors degree with a relevant academic or scientific curriculum recognised as attesting the capacity to accomplish this cycle of studies in the areas of Informaticss or related;
- Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum recognised as attesting the capacity to carry out this cycle.
Selection And Ranking Criteria
- Classification of access qualification;
- Scientific curriculum;
- Professional curriculum;
- Candidates may be subjected to interview for selection and ranking.
Resolution Date
A3ES Deliberation
Registry Date
Accreditation Validity