Welcome to PhDDesign
International Doctoral Program
A research interface between Design, Science and Entrepreneurship.
Course Director: Professor Heitor Alvelos, PhD (RCA 2003), MFA (SAIC, 1992)
The PhD Program in Design is a joint program between the Universities of Porto and Aveiro, this year being offered by the University of Porto in partnership with the UPTEC Science and Technology Park. A hub environment facilitates knowledge exchange and reciprocal relevance stemming from ongoing research. Various long-terms projects hosted by the Program welcome new, contrasting and complementary contributions from multi-disciplinary perspectives. It is a bi-lingual course, in English and Portuguese.