Dual Degree Masters and Ph.D. Programs

ICTI offers, supported by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), some of the top Ph.D. and professional masters programs in information and communication technologies. Upon program completion, students receive a degree from Carnegie Mellon and the partner university in Portugal. With dual-international graduate credentials, graduates are in an excellent position to build their careers.

Although program instruction is based both in Portugal and at Carnegie Mellon, all instruction is in English – it is not mandatory for students to speak Portuguese.

Scholarships and fellowships are available on a competitive basis for many of the programs. Find out more information about in the Admission and application process (pdf file).

The links below will guide you to an overview of the programs available through the Carnegie Mellon|Portugal partnership and each will contain links to the program’s home page. Prospective students apply directly to the program they are interested in. For additional questions, please view our FAQ page or email us at info@cmuportugal.org.


ICTI has a decentralized admissions process. All programs manage their own application process. To apply, determine which program you are interested in and then apply directly to that program. For a list of programs and links to program descriptions and program admissions sites, explore whichever of the following that best suits your interests:

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