Admission prerequisites

Applicants must have a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field. It is possible for applicants from other areas to apply, and, if admitted, they may be assigned a set of propaedeutic courses, in addition to the normal degree requirements

Application materials

The application must include at least the following items
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Certificates of the degrees awarded (BSc, MSc, others)
  • Full list of courses taken and respective grades
  • Statement of purpose
  • Letters of recommendation (minimum of two)

For more details and for applying, please consult the information in the webpage of the Graduate Studies Office of Técnico (ULisboa).


The Computer Science and Engineering PhD program accepts applications twice a year, with a deadline in December for admission in the Spring semester, and a deadline in July for admission in the Fall semester. More details can be found in webpage of the Graduate Studies Office of Técnico (ULisboa).