The access and enrolment conditions are defined in the application Notice for each academic year.
Recommendation letters may be in Portuguese or English, unless the application Bulletin, published each year, states otherwise.
Students do not need to submit certificates for training completed at the University of Porto. When completing the application, in the section requiring document submission, simply submit your academic history from SIGARRA.
The application Notice, published each year, will define the English certification requirements (or lack thereof) as well as the respective minimum grade.
The application Notice, published each year, will define the English certification requirements (or lack thereof).
No. Doctoral programmes are taught exclusively in English.
Schedules are defined for each academic year. The PhD in Economics is usually taught during the daytime and the PhD in Business and Management Studies in the evening.
No. Completing the curricular portion of a doctoral programme confers a certificate, not a degree, with the following designation: "Advanced Studies (3rd cycle) in Business and Management Studies" (for the PhD in Business and Management Studies) and "Advanced Studies (3rd cycle) in Economics" (for the PhD in Economics).
The University of Porto does not grant merit scholarships for doctoral programmes.
The main institution responsible for granting study scholarships in Portugal is the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia. For more information about study scholarships, you can consult the website of FCT.
For information regarding study scholarships provided by the Social Action Services of the University of Porto, consult the site of SASUP. Questions regarding FCT scholarships should be directed to the respective services of the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia.