The doctoral program in chemistry is directed to providing a comprehensive knowledge of chemical phenomena, mostly through the development of research skills in chemistry.

Through the advanced formation program and by attending research seminars, the students are expected to broaden and strengthen their knowledge of chemistry.

Through developing research under the topic of the thesis, the students are expected to acquire a high level of competency in a specialized area of chemistry and the ability to perform innovative research, mastering the art while strictly observing its rules and regulations, including ethical issues.

By the time the degree is earned, the student should show the capacity to become and independent research scientist, with the ability to design, propose and lead innovative research projects, directed to fundamental research and/or to technological applications, in specialized areas of chemistry of in the interface with other areas ok knowledge.

By the end of the course the students must be prepared to seek career opportunities in academia, research and development institutes, industry and in marketing.

Tuition and Fees 2021/2022

National Students: 1500 Euros

International Students*: 4000 Euros

Application Fee: 100 Euros

Registration Fee and School Insurance: 275 Euros

Note: The tuition of this course can be paid in 10 installments, being the first at the time of registration and the remaining in the months of October, November, December, January, February, March, April, May and June.

* in accordance with Decree-Law No. 36/2014, changed by Decree-Law No.62/2018, of 6th August, international students are nationals of a country which is not a Member State of the European Union and are not a legally resident in Portugal for more than 2 uninterrupted years by 1st of January of the enrolment year

This PhD program is permanently open and applications can be accepted at anytime.