| Occurrence|| Calendar|
| First Phase|
| Vacancies Announcement||Until 15th January|
| Application period|| 15th January to 31st March|
| Validation|| 03rd April to 5th April|
|Evaluation Process|| 06th April to 27th April|
|Sealing of ranking lists and approval by the OU´s board of directors||28th April|
| Enrollment/Registration||29th April to 08th May|
| Second Phase|
|Vacancies Announcement|| Until 015th January|
|Application period|| 01st April to 15th July|
|Validation|| 17th July to 21st July|
|Evaluation Process|| 22nd July to 04th August|
|Sealing of ranking lists and approval by the OU´s board of directors|| 16th August|
|Enrollment/Registration|| 17th August to 26th August|
| Third Phase|
|Vacancies Announcement|| Until 15th January|
|Application period|| 24th August to 05th September|
|Validation||06th September to 11th September|
|Evaluation Process|| 12th September to 03rd October|
|Sealing of ranking lists and approval by the OU´s board of directors|| 04th October|
|Enrollment/Registration|| 05th October to 10th October|
|Vacancies Announcement||Until 15th January|
|Application period||15th October to 31st October|
|Validation||02nd November to 06th November|
|Evaluation Process||07th November to 27th November|
|Sealing of ranking lists and approval by the OU´s board of directors||28th November|
|Enrollment/Registration||29th November to 04th December|
The following candidates may
apply to the program:
a) MsC graduates with a
background in Information Science and Technology;
b) BSc graduates with an excellent scientific/academic curriculum in the area of this Doctoral Program.
|Where do I apply?|
Applications are online.
Click on this link. You will be redirected to a website called "inforestudante", where you will have to register in order to start your application. If you need any help in this process please contact us.
Note1: Foreign students accepted in the Program must validate their certificates in a Legal Portuguese Representative in their country before enrolling in the Program.
Note2: All Candidates will be submitted to an interview prior to the final selection, conducted by phone or skype.
Agreements with Austin, MIT and CMU.
There may be scholarships available in the framework of projects of the Research Centre (CISUC) for students accepted in the first year of our PhD Program. Applications for these scholarships will only be available to accepted students as soon as admission results are out.
For More Information:
Email: coord-phd [at] dei.uc.pt
Tel: +351.239 790 000
*GRE- Graduate Record Examination
TOEFL- Test of English as a Foreign Language
Although not mandatory, the GRE General Test and
TOEFL tests are advised. Your scores must be sent directly to the
University of Coimbra.You can register for these tests at the ETS registration site. In
Portugal the GRE and TOEFL tests can be taken at Universidade Lusofona de
Humanidades e Tecnologias in Lisbon.
Note about GRE/TOEFL: If you haven’t done these tests before you should prepare for them. It’s highly advisable that you solve a number of practice tests before. The score you get on the first tests is typically low, but it highly increases after some practice. Get ready!