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Universidade de Aveiro
Universidade do Porto
Applications for the 2019-20 open until 

How to apply to MAP-fis?

Candidates apply online a by filling this  application form

The number of positions is 30.

In the application the following documents will be required:

Copies of academic transcripts;

2019/20  edition  provisional  dates

  • Applications will be open  until the September 15
  • Preliminary results of applications are announced by September 25
  • Applicant's will have 10 working days to file their appeals, in a
  • Classes start in October 28, 2019, at the University of Aveiro

Opportunities for grants

MAP-fis has been considered a program of excellence by FCT, the Portuguese Government Science and Technology funding agency,  It was  funded with grants from  2013-2017. FCT finacing of Doctoral programs has ended.

From 2020 onwards grants will be awarded by the research centers. Research Centers associated with MAP-fis applied for several MAP-fis grants  each year, but the process of evaluation of these applications is ongoing and they are expected to finance MAP-fis students only from the edition 2020-21 onwards

FCT usually has  an a National Call for PhD grants, in the beginning of the year, but again the next call should be for students starting in 2020-2021

In addition,  MAP-fis a part of the consortium of Doctoral Programs IDPASC , and MAP-fis applicants in the fields of

  • Particle Physics;
  • Astrophysics; 
  • Cosmology
 are also elligible to apply to IDPASC grants. Check the IDPASC web site for details.

If you apply to the FCT national call,  or the 
IDPASC call for grants, or any of
the research Center Grants, you must still apply
to entry in the MAP-fis Program.

Please visit section on *Fees and financial support* for a more detailed description on research grant opportunities and application.

Questions and further inquiries should be directed to