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How to Apply

Application deadline for the edition of the Doctoral Programme in Health Sciences, 2019 -2020:

First stage

Applications  are open from 1st April until  May  31st.

Extraordinary stage

Applications are open from 14th - 31st October 2019 (This stage is exclusively for candidates who have obtained scholarship PhD program financed by a funding agency)


Application site

On-line application at

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Eligibility requirements The Doctoral Programme in Health Sciences enrolls 30 students for the year 2019-2020 holding a degree in Medicine, Dentistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Nursing, Health Technologies, or other areas of relevance to pursue a Doctoral degree in Health Sciences.

Selection criteria

The selection of applicants is based on:

 - Personal interview  (50% of the final classification)

 - Curriculum vitae evaluation (50% of the final classification) considering the following elements:

  • Previous graduation degrees
  • Research and professional experience
  • The 10 best publications in the last 5 years
  • Participation in congresses and meetings, as presenter and/or 1st author, in the last 5 years