The PhD Program in Clinical Research and Translational Medicine aims to provide methodologically detailed interdisciplinary training that enables students to understand the scientific, ethical, and regulatory issues associated with Clinical Research (CI) and equips them with the skills to carry out CI articulated with care practice, while promoting the transmission of knowledge from the basic sciences to the clinical area, in an improvement of the clinical care provided.

The Program aims to contribute to empower Portugal in the sphere of reference countries in the development in clinical studies, by increasing clinical research in a global sense and strictly of health professionals participating in it. Moreover, the Program aims to contribute to the development of the Algarve Region, more specifically with regard to the specialization of health professionals and the possibility of providing the region with a proximity and high quality scientific offer. At the same time it promotes the articulation of professionals specialized in basic areas with professionals from clinical areas, in joint research projects in the field of Translational Medicine.

Tuition and Fees 2022/2023

National Students: 2750 Euros

International Students*: 6000 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

The applications are made using the online form available in the "Admission" tab.