European Doctoral Degree (3rd Cycle) - European PhD

Doutoramento Europeu

European Doctoral Degree (3rd Cycle) - European PhD

The European PhD is a Doctoral degree awarded by European universities.

Qualifying conditions

| Registration as a PhD student at Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa);
| Attendance for a study or research period at a university in another European country, as part of their thesis preparation, with a minimum of one trimester, by agreement between ULisboa and the respective foreign university;
| Presentation of proof of the study that was carried out, as described in the previous paragraph, together with a certificate issued by the respective foreign university;
| Existence of two favourable opinions regarding the acceptance of their doctoral thesis, which have been issued by professors that belong to two non-Portuguese universities from two European countries;
| Participation as a member of a Doctoral viva voce jury from a non-Portuguese university;
| Part of this Doctoral viva voce has to have been made in an official EU language other than Portuguese.


Process Instruction

| Draw up a specific agreement before the research period, between ULisboa and the host institution;
| Deliver all the above-mentioned documentation that is required to qualify for a European PhD, together with a written request addressed to the Rector of ULisboa for one of the following Faculties:

| If the application is approved, then a certificate will be issued attesting a "European PhD Title".

For further information, please contact academicos@ulisboa.pt