There is an annual tuition fee, currently in the amount of 2750 euros.

PhD Scholarships

The Centre for Mathematics of the University of Coimbra (CMUC) and the Centre for Mathematics of the University of Porto (CMUP) will offer, through the Portuguese funding agency FCT, some doctoral scholarships (covering tuition fees and living expenses) to selected candidates.

Note also that:

- "la Caixa Foundation" offers PhD grants for research projects at top research centers in Portugal and Spain that include some PhD projects to be pursued at CMUC or CMUP under the UC|UP PhD Programme.

You may find the list of PhD projects here.

The applications should be submitted here until 4 February 2020.

- FCT holds annual competitions for doctoral scholarships (which cover tuition fees and living expenses). More information can be found on the web page

FCT 2020 Call for PhD Research Scholarships will be open from March 2nd to April 28th 2020.

Research and Events


  • PhD Defence
    David João Brandligt de Jesus - Sharp regularity for degenerate fully nonlinear equations
    15:00 - Sala 2.3, DMUC
    April 13, 2023
  • PhD Defence
    Ayk Telciyan - Analysis of equations of motion of inextensible strings and networks
    14:30 - Sala José Anastácio da Cunha, DMUC
    April 14, 2023
  • PhD Defence
    Ana Belén Avilez García - A point-free study of z-embeddings, more general classes of localic maps, and uniform continuity
    10:30 - Sala José Anastácio da Cunha, DMUC
    April 14, 2023
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Defended Theses

  • Schützenberger groups of minimal shift spaces
      Herman Goulet-Ouellet (December 2022)
      Alfredo Costa
      Jorge Almeida
  • A study of localic subspaces, separation, and variants of normality and their duals
      Igor Arrieta Torres (July 2022)
      Jorge Picado
      Javier Gutiérrez García (Bilbao)
  • Spline-based numerical methods for fractional diffusion problems
      Carla Filipa Bessa Morgado de Jesus (May 2022)
      Ercília Sousa
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