Doctorate in Sustainable Chemistry

Universidade de Aveiro
Program overview
4 years
Doctorate / PhD
Scholarships available
English, Portuguese

Start dates
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About this program

Doctorate in Sustainable Chemistry

The Ph.D. Program in Sustainable Chemistry is a multidisciplinary program in the wide field of Chemistry, focusing on sustainable research strategies for the development of new products and processes providing solutions to both, the present and medium-term requests of the Chemical Industry, and societal needs.

  1. The overarching aim of the Ph.D. Program in Sustainable Chemistry is to provide advanced training in Chemistry, Biochemistry and Chemical Engineering, fostering the integration of sustainability concepts and practices into solutions to the present technical, societal, environmental and scientific problems, shaping the next generation of leaders in Sustainable Chemistry, that will add value to the scientific knowledge generated in Portugal.
  2. Besides promoting cutting-edge Science, the Ph.D. Program in Sustainable Chemistry, fosters the integral student’s education by creating opportunities for developing transversal skills in system’s engineering, leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship, and ethical practices concerning Science and its application to the benefit of society.
  3. The Ph.D. Program in Sustainable Chemistry ensures that the candidates

Admission requirements

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Program content

Year 1

1st Semester

  • Introduction to Sustainable Chemistry and Technologies
  • Communication Skills and Elementos of Ethics and Deontology
  • Methods of Molecular and Macromolecular Characterization

2nd Semester

Thesis (1st year)

Year 2

Thesis (2nd year)

Year 4

Thesis (3rd year)

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the university website for more information.


  • Tuition fees 2022/2023: 2750€/year
  • International tuition fees 2022/2023: 2750€ /year

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About this institute

Universidade de Aveiro

Join an international community with people from 96 countries, studying, researching and living together in one of the cities with best quality of life in Portugal. Universidade de Aveiro is globally recognized by the quality of its teaching and researching...

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Why study at Universidade de Aveiro

Why is Universidade de Aveiro the your next best step?

  • Teaching and research experiences of excellence: here in Aveiro, you will find some of the best teachers, known internationally for their field work, investigation methods and results and 20 research centers evaluated with incredible remark.
  • Intercultural environment: in a universe of over 90 nationalities, you can expect to see, feel and live cultures from all around the globe. Besides all the Intercultural events (more than 80 in 2019), you can count on a team fully dedicated to help you in any matters related to your studies and living abroad circumstances.
  • Learn for the future: it is a modern university, with excellent infrastructures to learn and to start developing your career today. The university’s interdisciplinary atmosphere is crucial for the growth of critical knowledge and to develop towards society.
  • Academic support: Universidade de Aveiro offers to its international students’ programs that allow them to get familiar with Portuguese language or level their knowledge on core subjects like Mathematics.
  • International cooperation and mobility: While studying in Aveiro, you can take advantage of numerous mobility programs that will take your education experience to a whole different level, while living in a new country, meeting new people and learning new skills. Universidade de Aveiro also has cooperation agreements with hundreds of international institutions.
  • Young and vibrant city: A medium sized city, with a low cost of life, capable of combining both amazing natural places, such as beaches, mountains and rivers and, at the same time, renowned innovation & tech events, projects and centers.

Contact info

Universidade de Aveiro

Campus Universitário de Santiago
3810-193 Aveiro

Phone no: +351+351 234 370 200

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