In 2009-10 the following four MAP Doctoral Programmes will be available:
- MAP-i (MAP Doctoral Programme in Computer Science), whose current edition will be hosted by the Universidade do Aveiro.
- MAP-tele (MAP Doctoral Programme in Telecommunications), whose current edition will be hosted by the Universidade do Porto.
- MAP-fis (MAP Doctoral Programme in Physics), whose current edition will be hosted by the Universidade do Minho.
- MAP-bioplant (MAP Doctoral Programme in Biology of Plants), whose first edition will be hosted by the Universidade do Porto.
In each scientific area these Doctoral Programmes represent a pioneer initiative and a strategic commitment to knowledge, to face highly complex scientific and technological challenges, and prepare the indispensable highly qualified human resources.
MAP Programmes target both national and international audiences and are designed for excellence and competitiveness at the international level. They aim to prepare selected students for leadership in research and development careers in industry, academia and independent entrepreneurial initiatives.