PhD in Refining, Petrochemical and Chemical Engineering


PhD in Refining, Petrochemical and Chemical Engineering

Joint program of the University of Aveiro (UA), University of Coimbra (UC), Universidade Nova de Lisboa (UNL), University of Porto (UP), University of Lisbon (UTL) and the Association of Petrochemical, Chemical and Refining Industries (AIPQR).

Started in the academic year 2009/2010. The minimum number of credits to obtain the degree is 180 (3 years).




Entrance requirements for the 2016/2017 academic year

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Registration and Accreditation


Registration number R/A-Ef 1405/2011 on 18/03/2011


Accreditation on 28/05/2014, for 6 years

About the Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry is a permanent organic unity of the NOVA School of Science and Technology, devoted to teaching, to scientific research and to provide services in areas of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Chemical Engineering. The Chemistry Department (DQ, founded in 1981, has recognized market implementation in education and employment, particularly so because of the novelty and specificity introduced by the course in Applied Chemistry with which teaching at the School of Chemistry began.

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