Faculdade

Education

PhD Programmes

FCT NOVA PhD Programmes

 

FCT funded PhD Programmes

 

PhD Programmes in partnership with American Universities

 

Applications

Portuguese students or students coming from EU Member States

  1. ID Card/Passport;
  2. Qualifications certificate with the obtained grades, duly authenticated (*) ;
  3. Curriculum vitae and professional career;
  4. Photo;
  5. Other(s) document(s) that may be displayed in the site of the respective PhD course. 

International Students

An International Student is a student without Portuguese nationality, that is not national from one of the EU Member States or others not legally living in Portugal uninterruptedly for more than two years.

For more details please consult following legislation: Decreto-Lei nº 36/2014 de 10 de Março.

Detailed information available at www.studyinportugal.edu.pt.

  1. ID card, which explicitly mentions the applicants nationality;
  2. Qualifications certificate with the obtained grades, duly authenticated (*);
  3. Curriculum vitae and professional career;
  4. Photo;
  5. Other(s) document(s) that may be displayed in the site of the respective PhD course;
  6. Payment proof (by bank transfer) of the application fee (51 Euros).

(*) Required documents:

Degree certificates and transcripts including all grades. (Any certificate that is not issued in Portuguese, Spanish, French or English should be accompanied by an official translation to Portuguese or English. Certificates issued by non-Portuguese entities should be either validated by the competent consular services or affixed with a ‘Hague Apostille’).

Application fees

The application process will only be evaluated if the candidates have paid the application fee (51 €), regardless of the number of courses to which they apply. If you already paid an application fee please do not pay it again when you apply for another course. Under any circumstances, this fee is not refundable.

Payment options:

National candidates

By ATM (references immediately generated after application submission)

International Candidates or coming from one EU Member State

By bank transfer; the payment proof must be submitted with the other application documents. The bank transfer must be identified with the full name of the candidate.

Data for the bank transfer:

MILLENIUM bcp

NIB: 0033 - 0000 - 00023476523 - 05

IBAN: PT50 - 0033 - 0000 - 00023476523 - 05

BIC/SWIFT: BCOMPTPL

Results disclosure

By email, directly sent to the candidates. As the 3rd cycle coordinators conclude the placement of the selected candidates, they will receive an automatic message with all the necessary information. The non-selected candidates will also be notified electronically by the Coordinators.

Registration and enrollment of students placed in the 1st Phase

External candidates: personal registration/enrollment at the Advanced Training Support Division (Divisão de Apoio à Formação Avançada), from 25 to 29 de July (from 9 am to 4 pm).

Applicants with previous degree obtained at FCT NOVA, may opt for digital registration. Just send an email to the address div.a.doutoramentos@fct.unl.pt, indicating in the subject digital enrollment and in the text, the full name and course.

Warning: this act automatically binds the applicant to enrolled student, subject to the obligation to pay the fee.

Knowledge Accreditation

The knowledge and academic or professional competences accreditation can be requested by the interested parties at the registration act.

FCT costs of knowledge accreditation (according to NOVA fees table)

FCT knowledge accreditation regulation

General regulation of FCT NOVA study cycles leading to a NOVA PhD degree

Fees 2016-2017

a) Fees are due at registration or enrollment act and can be paid in installments in accordance with the approved regulations.

b) The fact that students do not attend the course or drop out does not give them the right to the repayment of the paid amounts nor to debt cancellation.

Payment: only by ATM.

Number of installments: two (2): (deadlines to disclose opportunely)

School insurance

1,40 €

General doubts

div.a.doutoramentos@fct.unl.pt

Specific doubts

Please see the link of each course.