Applications (deadlines and courses)

Application Deadlines

  • 1st period: 01st July - 12th August 2022
  • 2nd period: 02nd December 2022 - 13th January 2023

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.

Applicants for the PhD in Cognitive Science

Application from 01st July - 12h August 2022 (only one period)​.
Applicants for the PhD in Cognitive Science must consult the course's Webpage and the Public Notice.


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

Number of Places and Selection Criteria 2022/2023
Doctoral Programmes Number of Places
(1st period)
Selection Criteria
Astronomy and Astrophysics 20 3C-AA
Biodiversity, Genetics and Evolution 20 3C-BIODIV
Biology 25 3C-BIO
Biology and Ecology of Global Changes 12 3C-BEAG
Biochemistry 20* 3C-BIOQ
Cognitive Science 10 Public Notice
Marine Sciences 16 3C-CMAR
Geophysical Sciences and Geoinformation 20 3C-CGG
Biomedical Engineering and Biophysics 10 3C-EBB
Physical Engineering 20 3C-EF
Statistics and Operations Research 15 3C-EIO
Physics 20 3C-FIS
Geology 20 3C-GEO
History and Philosophy of Science 15 3C-HFC
Informatics 20 3C-INF
Mathematics 10 3C-MAT
Chemistry 12 3C-QUIMICA
Sustainable Energy Systems 10 3C-SSE

* awaiting approval of the maximum number of admissions by A3ES.


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. 



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