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UP.PT - Faculty of Medicine

Doctoral Degree in Public Health

The Doctoral Programme in Public Healthcare offered by FMUP is intended for holders of a bachelor's or a master's degree in medicine and other fields in the health sciences, as well as social sciences and mathematics. In addition to being in contact with highly qualified teaching staff, students also have access to high-end research resources, namely the ones available in the Epidemiology Research Unit – Public Healthcare Institute of the University of Porto (EPIUnit) and in the Laboratory for Integrative and Translational Research in Population Health (ITR). The programme also has privileged relationships with European research and training networks since it is a member of ASPHER.

Job Opportunities

Although this programme is not vocational, it allows students to develop their scientific skills, which will contribute to their professional practice in public health.

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Faculty of Medicine
Type of Course
Doctoral Degree
6 Semesters / 180.0 ECTS
Annual Tuition Fee (Full Tuition Fee)
National: 2750.00€
International: 7500.00€
CPLP International: 4125.00€

All the information presented relates to 2023/2024

Registration and Accreditation


Registration n.ºR/A-Ef 2782/2011/AL02 in Oct. 5, 2023


Date of publication of the accreditation decision: July 31, 2022

Validity of accreditation: 6 years

Information from A3ES