Access requirements and applications

Access requirements
1. MSc degree in Biomedical/Chemistry/Biological/Materials/Polymer Engineering, Biology, Medicine, Biochemistry or related areas.
2. Degree in the former or related areas, with a relevant academic or scientific curriculum considered adequate by the Scientific Council of the School of Engineering.
3. Exceptionally, the owners of a relevant professional, academic or scientific curriculum, considered by the Scientific Council of the School of Engineering, to attest the ability to pursue a doctoral programme.
4. Are also admitted, the candidates that fulfills the requirements predicted in “alíneas b) e c) do ponto 1 do artigo 30º do Decreto-Lei 74/2006, de 24 de Março”.


There are three stages for the submission of applications at different time frames. For updated information on the application dates, and for further information about the on–line application process (including application forms) please consult:


Further information can also be found in the official site of University of Minho: