Universidade Portucalense – Infante D. Henrique

Universidade Portucalense Infante D. Henrique is a cooperative higher education and scientific research establishment

PhDs – Applications

Calendar 2024/2025
1st Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 1st Phase
19th February
1st April
Display of results
30th April
30th April
2nd May
3rd May
10th May
2nd Phase (remaining vacancies) Beginning End
Applications to the 2nd Phase
11th May
13th September
Display of results
30th September
1st October
2nd October
3rd October
10th October
3rd Phase (remaining vacancies) Beginning End
Applications to the 3rd Phase
11th October
21st October
Display of results
28th October
29th October
30th October
31st October
7th November
Application Documents

The Application Process must be completed with

  1. Application form, duly completed;
  2. Documents proving that the candidate meets the conditions for candidacy;
  3. Originals or certified copies;
  4. Detailed and updated Curriculum Vitae;
  5. Identification document
    Up-to-date colour photograph;
  6. Other documents indicated in the regulations of the course to which the applicant is applying;
  7. Other documents that the candidate considers useful (namely a Letter of Motivation/Intent – draft for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Counselling – and also required for the Doctorate in Business Administration). Motivation/Intent Letter – draft concerning the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Counselling – and also required by the Doctorate in Business Science).

If you wish to apply for equivalences:

  • Application for Recognition and Creditation of Competences in accordance with regulations in force (including syllabus contents and hour loads of the subjects to which equivalence is to be requested and discriminative certificate (*) (**)with the grades obtained).

(*) These documents must be authenticated according to the legislation in force (Decree-Law 28 of 13/03/2000).

(**) The documents must be translated into Portuguese, whenever they are not issued in Portuguese, English, French or Spanish and stamped by the consular service or presented with the Hague Apostille affixed by the competent authority of the State from which the document originated. Adds 


Re-entries are requested to the Direction of Admission and Student Support Services, using the appropriate form.

Documentation for Re-entry application

  • Identification document;
  • passport type photo;
  • Application for recognition and creditation of competences, according to the regulations in force, in case the student intends to apply for the equivalence of competences other than those acquired in the course to which he/she re-enters.

The Doctoral Programme in Business Sciences of Universidade Portucalense has two scholarships (with a maximum duration of 48 months), funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), to be awarded to full-time students.

Universidade Portucalense also offers a set of scholarships for the doctoral programmes in Legal Sciences and in Clinical Psychology and Counselling that cover the tuition fees. All candidates to these doctoral programmes are automatically eligible for these scholarships after formal enrolment. The number of scholarships to be awarded, together with the award criteria will be defined in due time, in a specific dispatch.

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