Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia



Terceiro ciclo




Pedro Miguel Ribeiro Viana Baptista

Opening date



2750,00 Euros/year for all students.


It depends on the working method of each training course. The working time for the classes will be agreed with each PhD student, or when there are more than 10 students in each year, it will be agreed with all students of the programme.

Education objectives

The Doctoral Program in Biotechnology was conceived to confer the following skills:

  •  Ability to systematically approach topics in the field of Biotechnology;
  • Ability to conceive, design, perform, high quality research in Biotechnology, with academic integrity;
  • Ability to do a significant amount of research work contributing to the advancement of knowledge, of which at least a part meets the standards of peer-reviewed scientific journals;
  • Ability to critically analyze, assess and summarize new and complex ideas;
  • Ability to communicate project outcomes and rationales to peers, to the academic community in general and to non-specialists;
  • Ability to foster technological, social and cultural progress in a knowledge-based society, within an academic or a professional community.


1.º Year
Code Name ECTS
9610 Thesis Project in Biotechnology 30.0
2.º Semester
Code Name ECTS
2.º Year
Code Name ECTS
3.º Semester
Code Name ECTS
9611 Entrepreneurship and Commercialization 3.0
3.º Year
Code Name ECTS
4.º Year
Code Name ECTS
9615 Thesis 180.0