Apply for a Doctoral Programme
IST offers Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) programmes of independent, self-directed academic research obtaining skills for Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) of a high specialized level. This is obtained by achieving a successful grade in an advanced study course, that grants a total of credits between 30 and 60 ETCs, which contributes to knowledge and development of a RDI work written up in a thesis.
This has a duration of 3 academic years and is aimed at holders of an Undergraduates and Master’s Degree who have obtained adequate basic skills in the specialized field that they are applying to. The PhD programme also supports the development of research and generic skills to equip you to operate successfully as a professional researcher in any setting.
|Year 2022/23||1st Round||2nd Round|
|Submission of applications||1st of December, 2022 to the 8th of January, 2023||13th of June to the 17th of July, 2023|
|Registration and enrolment||31st of January to the 11th of February, 2023||1st to the 15th of September, 2023|
|Year 2023/24||1st Round||2nd Round|
|Submission of applications||1st of December, 2023 to the 8th of January, 2024||10th of June to the 12th of July, 2024|
|Registration and enrolment||29th of January to the 16th of February, 2024||2nd to the 16th of September, 2024|
Técnico Open Day
On the Técnico’s Open Day, it is possible to get to know the scientific areas, the courses, and the facilities, in a day with a vast program of activities that involve the entire community of the School.
PhD Open Days
The PhD Open Days is a good opportunity to meet several PhD students and their research, as well as the academic community, companies, and alumni.
Talk with us
If you have questions on the application submission process, required documents or payments, you can contact the Post-Graduation Area.