Applications open for PhD in Bioethics

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 11:48

The applications for the 6th edition of the PhD in Bioethics of the Instituto de Bioética of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa are now open. Applications end on December 30.

  • Applications: until December 30, 2021
  • Interviews: from January 10 to 14, 2022
  • Enrolment: from January 17 to 21, 2022
  • Start of classes: January 27, 2022

This PhD Programme aims at critical reflection taking into account the fundamentals of Bioethics, based on the development of scientific maturity and capacity to investigate and produce science in an autonomous, responsible and original way.

The PhD programme in bioethics is coordinated and taught by experts in bioethics and related fields (health sciences, health policies, research in health sciences and services, among others), who will provide an excellent training path for future bioethicists. This programme is unique for the opportunities it will give students to conduct empirical research in bioethics.

The classes of this edition will take place in person at the facilities of the Católica Medical School in Sintra, on Thursdays, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Fridays, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

For more information, you can contact: or

You can request a meeting with the coordinator of the PhD: Professor Sandra Martins Pereira

All information about the programme and applications is available here.