UMINHO - University of Minho


  • Doctoral (PhD)
  • 3 years
  • 2750 EUR / Per year

The Doctoral Program in Architecture of the School of Architecture of the University of Minho has the general objectives of developing competences, aptitudes and research methods applied in the disciplinary field of Architecture, in its various values. Through the use of conceptual and methodological frameworks that contribute to the expansion of knowledge in this field, developed according to a precise research object, the research is applied to original research, relevant and scientifically relevant in the area of specialty chosen by the student.

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  • InstitutionUMINHO - University of Minho
  • SchoolEscola de Arquitetura
  • LocationBraga (Portugal)


  • Education LevelDoctoral (PhD)
  • Education areaArchitecture and Construction
  • Course languagesPortuguese
  • SchedulePart time





UMINHO - University of Minho

Braga (Portugal)

Escola de Arquitetura

Campus de Azurém

(+351) 253 510 500​​

The University of Minho is currently one of the most prestigious Portuguese higher education institutions and is gradually becoming more prominent internationally. Founded in 1973, it has three major centers. The campus of Gualtar, in Braga, and the campuses of Azurém and Couros, in Guimarães.

As recognition of its quality, the UMinho has risen, year after year, among the top universities in the world in the Times​ Higher Education 150 Under 50 (THE), i.e. a ranking of the top 150 universities under 50 years old. The University of Minho, is also a front runner in the renowned CWTS Leiden Ranking that measures quality and impact of scientific production worldwide.

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