Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier

Scientific Research Training A


Curso de Pós-graduação


Not awarded


Beatriz Royo and Abel Oliva

Opening date

Applications and registrations are open all year.


Depende das vagas disponíveis nos laboratórios que os candidatos contactam.


Tuition fees: 2.500,00 euros (only for external students)
Application: 50,00 euros
Registration: 25,00 euros


This course unit will last for one year, full time work in a research laboratory.

Education objectives

This course intend to initiate students on a scientific activity, to develop his/her critical sense, creativity, oral and written skills and to promote scientific autonomy. These objectives will be accomplished by the students’ integration in research laboratories from any of the Institutes of the Associated Laboratory of Oeiras. Each student will have a supervisor.

Access conditions

The Post-graduation course is destined to Graduate (1st Cycle) or Master holders (2nd Cycle) or European equivalent degrees. Number of credits: 60 ECTS and 168 hours on a total for the training period.

Degree pre-requisites

Not applicable

Evaluation rules

Assessment of the course units for this course will have three components:
1) Continuous assessment by the supervisor(s) of the student – 50%;
2) Assessment of the report of the research project. This assessment will be made by the supervisor(s) of the student – 25%;
3) Assessment of the work in a public presentation. The presentation will be evaluated by a panel composed by the supervisor, one of the coordinator of the course and one member external to the laboratory where the student developed his/her work – 25%.