1st period: 1st July to 14th August 2019
2nd period: 2nd December 2019 to 17th January 2020

Applicants should be aware that some courses have specific deadlines and entry requirements– you can find more information on this in the respective course files.


Below is the list of courses that are open for applications:

Doctoral Programmes Number of Places available (2nd period) Entry Requirements
Astronomy and Astrophysics 18 Open
Biodiversity, Genetics and Evolution 23 Open
Biology 18 Open
Biology and Ecology of Global Changes 10 Open
Biochemistry 18 Open
Marine Sciences 9 Open
Geophysical Sciences and Geoinformation 13 Open
Biomedical Engineering and Biophysics 4 Open
Physical Engineering 19 Open
Statistics and Operations Research 11 Open
Philosophy of Science, Technology, Art and Society 15 Open
Physics 14 Open
Geology 18 Open
History and Philosophy of Science 10 Open
Informatics 14 Open
Mathematics 9 Open
Chemistry 10 Open
Sustainable Energy Systems 8 Open


For your application to go ahead without any problems, please carefully read the following instructions:

  • If you are a FCUL student, you should login to your account so that all of your details are uploaded directly to the application form;
  • If you are not a FCUL student, you should consult the instructions for 'Submitting your Application";
  • Go to the application form in the "Candidate" section and fill in all of the fields appropriately;
  • Add a valid email address as you will regularly receive information via email about the application process. If for whatever reason you are unable to receive the confirmation of application by email, you must report it to contacts persons indicated below


Click here to begin your application. 



Please send all questions regarding the application process to:

Send all questions regarding technical problems to: