NOVA offers ninety doctoral programs (third cycle) in different subject areas targeted at students who wish to develop specific knowledge and competences, and also for those who intend to pursue an academic career either in teaching or research.
The study cycle required for obtaining the Doctoral degree has a duration of six to eight semesters.
ACreated with the objective of enhancing the development of academic best practices NOVA Doctoral School reinforces the personal and professional training of PhD students and supervisors through soft skills’ training programs.
Besides technical and scientific knowledge in the study areas of their choice, PhD students at NOVA have access to free cross-disciplinary and complementary training developed and offered by the Doctoral School.
To apply to a Doctoral program at NOVA students should contact directly their preferred school of NOVA and follow the specific application processes and deadlines for submission: