30.05.2014 - In the 2012 and 2013 calls 96 FCT PhD Programmes have, to date, been approved. Here you will find a complete list of selected PhD programmes and a summary of results of this funding scheme
FCT wishes to contribute to train the next generation of highly qualified researchers and higher education faculty by supporting internationally competitive, research-based PhD Programmes.
FCT PhD Programmes are expected to bring together higher education institutions (HEI), research institutions and industry (when relevant), to:
FCT PhD Programmes may be one of three types:
Funding for FCT PhD Programmes covers the costs of:
Selected PhD programmes are funded for four years. Further funding is conditional on a decision by FCT, based on reports by the FCT PhD Programmes Evaluation Committee.
In each call, a restricted number of PhD Programmes are approved, based on the decision of an international, independent evaluation panel. To date, 96 FCT PhD programmes have been approved for funding, in the 2012 and 2013 calls.