Faculdade de Economia do Algarve



PHD Quantitative Methods Applied to Economics and Management (MQAEG)

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How to Apply

Applications are now open -  Academic Year 2017/2018

In order to submit your full application package, please read carefully the guidelines below:


       Applicants must send an application letter addressed to:

President of the Scientific Council of the Faculty of Economics, University of Algarve, Campus de Gambelas, 8005-139, Faro.

Attach the following documents:

  • the application form (APPLICATION_FORM_PDCEE.doc);
  • Curriculum Vitae with a colour photo;
  • certified copies of diplomas, certificates and transcripts, including final qualification (1);
  • copy of the Citizen Card or Passport (according to your country of origin);
  • published scientific works (optional);
  • payment of the application fee.

 (1) If you have non-Portuguese degrees these documents must be certified by a notary under the Hague Apostille Convention or by the Portuguese Consulate, in the country where you obtained the academic degree. Documents in other language than English, Spanish or French, must be translated into English or Portuguese.

Send the full application package to:

PhD Office - Dalila Rebelo (Of. 3.85)

Faculty of Economics, University of Algarve,
Campus de Gambelas, 8005-139, Faro - Portugal.

The drafts you may use for the application form and the application letter are available under the menu subsection "Downloads" . 

Number of vacancies: 


Main language: 

English or Portuguese

Application deadline: 

1st phase - until May 31st, 2017

2nd phase - until June 30th, 2017

3rd phase - until July 31st, 2017

Selection and Admission deadline: 

July 2017

Deadline for registration and enrolment of students: 

After the acceptance of the applicants by the Scientific Council of the Faculty


Registration and application form fully completed, photocopy of the Citizen Card or Identity Card and Tax Number, 1 photo. Foreign students must present the student VISA.

Beginning of Classes: 

September 2017 (optional preliminary trimester )

October 2017 (curricular classes)

After-work Timetable: 

Fridays:18h30 - 22h00, Saturdays: 9h30 - 13h00 

Application fee: 

100€  paid with the application - by Cheque or Postal Order ordered to the University of Algarve, or by bank transfer (in this case please ask the information by emailing at doutfeualg@ualg.pt). 

Enrolment fee: 

250€ (valid for all  the PhD course), plus 25 € (annual fee, referring the student’s insurance).