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EU code
11.9 - Others - Mathematics, Informatics
3 - PhD
University Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
Statistics and Information Management
Doctoral Program in Information Management (one semester mobility)
Language requirements
Proficiency in English (both orally and written), as all classes are lectured in English.
Academic requirements
TTo be admitted in the Doctoral Program, students must meet one of the following requirements: - Having a master degree, or an equivalent degree with at least 240 ECTS, and in this case having a final grade of 16 values in the course; - Having a bachelor degree and an exceptional academic, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized by the Scientific Council of ISEGI-NOVA as an evidence of the ability to complete the doctoral program.
The research-oriented Doctoral Program in Information Management has two main objectives: - Promotion of knowledge and innovation in the area of Information Management, namely the study of its impact in wealth creation, improvement of organizations’ performance and development of new methodologies and decision support tools; - Promotion of advanced training in Information Management through research, thus contributing to the advance of knowledge in this field and to the training of researchers, higher education professors and highly qualified professionals. The doctoral program in Information Management has 5 areas of specialization: • Statistics and Econometrics; • Information and Decision Systems; • Geographic Information Systems; • Survey Methodologies and Marketing Research; • Information Technologies
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5 months between Sep 11 2017 and Feb 3 2018
Contact person
Prof. Doutor Fernando Bação (
Additional information
The number of ECTS will depend on the year of the program that students are applying to. Please see the additional information section. The curricular component of the doctoral program in Information Management takes place in the first three semesters, corresponding to 40 ECTS, of which 25 ECTS correspond to mandatory curricular units and 15 ECTS to optional curricular units. The study program is organized as follows: Year 1: Research Seminar I (7,5 ECTS), Research Seminar II (7,5 ECTS); Optional I (7,5 ECTS); Optional II (7,5 ECTS); Year 2: Research Seminar III (10 ECTS) Year 3: Thesis (140 ECTS)