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Universidade do Porto
Applications for the  2018-2019 EDITION 

Fron AUGUST 6 to October 1st

How to apply to MAP-fis?

Candidates apply online a by filling this form:

The number of positions is 30.

In the application the following documents will be required:

Copies of academic transcripts;
This call is governed by the rules set in the formal announcement.

2018/19  edition  dates

  • Applications are open  until the October 1st  2018;.
  • Preliminary results of applications are announced by October 19
  • Applicant's will have 10 working days to file their appeals, in a preliminary hearing.
  • Classes start January 7,  2019, at the University of Minho

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 2019 onwards grants will be awarded by the research centers. Research Centers associated with MAP-fis applied for 8 grants for MAP-fis  each year, but the process of evaluation of these applications is ongoing.

FCT has an a National Call for PhD grants, which is expected to open in January 2019.

These grants are expect to support MAP-fis applicants for the 2019-20 edition onwards.

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