UMINHO - University of Minho


  • Doctoral (PhD)
  • 6 semesters
  • 2750 EUR / Per year

At the end of this PhD course, the technical and scientific competences acquired constitute a solid base for the realization of different professional activities, namely in the fields of fundamental and applied research in Biology, Biotechnology, Health, Environment and Industry.

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


  • Education LevelDoctoral (PhD)
  • Education areaBiology
  • Course languagesPortuguese
  • SchedulePart time





UMINHO - University of Minho

Braga (Portugal)

Escola de Ciências

Campus de Gualtar

(+351) 253 604 390

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.

​Learn more about our Bachelors and Integrated Masters​, Masters and Doctorate courses​ and please consult the specific information concerning conditions for admission to each degree programme​.

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