Ph.D Programme in Science and Technology of the Arts

The School of Arts of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa, in Porto, welcomes your application to the Ph.D Programme in Science and Technology of the Arts.

This programme encourages experimental research based on a multidisciplinary environment,  promoting convergence between several research areas (arts, engineering, biology, life sciences, philosophy, economy, and others). The programme has several partnerships with other prestigious international institutions, as well as with internationally acclaimed artists and researchers, such as Profs. Paulo Ferreira-Lopes, Marcelo Wanderley, Erik Oña, Philipe Manoury, Samuel Bianchini, Ludger Brümmer, among others.

The curriculum structure is divided in two parts: a curricular part (first year) and an experimental research part.

The PhD students enrolled in this programme will be welcomed to conduct their research at the School of Arts R&D unit – CITAR (Research Centre for Science & Technology of the Arts), accredited by the Portuguese National Funding Agency for Science, Research and Technology (FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia), and will have full access to the state-of-the-art facilities of the School of the Arts Digital Creativity Center (CCD), a research infrastructure selected to take part on the FCT Roadmap of Research Infrastructures.

 

Application requirements

  • Master’s degree or a legal equivalent degree or a graduation degree and a relevant academic and/or artistic and/or scientific curriculum.
  • The selection process will be based on curricular assessment, portfolio and/or interview.
Accreditation A3E: 
Yes
Area of Studies: 
Arts
Degree: 
PhD
Regime: 
Post-Labor
ECTS Credits: 
240
Campus: 
Campus Foz
Student Guide: 
Coordination: 

Paulo Ferreira-Lopes, PhD | Researcher CITAR, Professor EA-SI