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Doctoral Degree - Programmes

Doctoral Degree in Economics

The PhD in Economics aims at providing students with advanced capabilities in Economic Theory and Quantitative Methods, allowing for a deeper understanding of various specialized areas of Economics and the development of skills for economic analysis and scientific research. Its structure is designed to ensure that the approved theses contribute to the advance of scientific knowledge in the student's specialization area. The programme encourages the submission of research results to publication in accredited scientific journals.
The selected cohorts of students that enrol the programme each year receive training within a stimulating research environment. The programme is hosted by the Center for Economics and Finance at the U. Porto (cef.up), the leading research unit of the School of Economics and Management of the University of Porto (FEP-UP), which sponsors several courses and seminars over the academic year. The teaching method is face-to-face and the schedule is daytime.

Type of Course
Doctoral Degree
8 Semesters / 240.0 ECTS
Tuition Fee (Full Tuition Fee)
Nacional: 2750.00€
International: 6000.00€
CPLP International: 3300.00€



Registration n.ºR/A-Ef 2666/2011 in March 18, 2011


Date of publication of the accreditation decision: Sept. 1, 2020

Validity of accreditation: 6 years

Information from A3ES