The European PhD is a Doctoral degree award by European Universities. A certificate will be issued attesting a “European PhD Tittle” in case that the following requirements are met:

  1. Registration as a PhD student at Faculty of Pharmacy of University of Lisbon;
  2. During the academic stage in the PhD, the student has completed a minimum stay of one trimester outside Portugal in a university in another European country studying or doing research, as part of their thesis preparation;
  3. Presentation of a proof of the study or research that was carried out, as described in the previous paragraph;
  4. Existence of two favourable opinions regarding the acceptance of the doctoral thesis, issued by professors that belong to two non-Portuguese universities from two European countries;
  5. Participation of a member of a non-Portuguese European higher institution in the jury;
  6. A part of the PhD examination must be done in an official EU language other than Portuguese.



The following documents must be submitted to the Academic Services of this Faculty:


More information:

Regulation (in Portuguese) for a European PhD