and meets the following requirements regarding curriculum.
Completion of the first cycle of university studies with 35 ECTS credits in Mathematics, and the equivalent of 60 ECTS in a second cycle in Mathematics, Physics or Engineering, in any European university organized according to the Bologna agreement.
Any other degree considered equivalent by the Admissions Committees.
Admitted students will be financially supported by the Portuguese Government through FCT ("Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia") and the ICTI. In particular, tuition (in Portugal and at CMU), living expenses and airline tickets for trips considered relevant for the program, will be paid.
VISA Requirements for Portugal
Under European Community regulations and other agreements signed by the Portuguese Government, selected candidates who are either:
1) Citizens of a European Union State, Iceland, Norway, Switzerland or Liechtenstein;
All other selected candidates will need to apply for a Residence VISA at the nearest Portuguese Consulate. The Residence VISA, valid for four months, will allow them entrance in Portugal. These candidates must obtain a Resident Permit at SEF upon arrival. This Residence Permit will allow the student to travel freely inside the Shengen space, is valid for one year and renewable for periods of two years.
The Portuguese Admissions Committee will assist the candidate in this process by providing the documents necessary for issuing the Residence VISA and the Residence Permit.
VISA Requirements for CMU
Selected candidates will be assisted through the process of obtaining the necessary VISA by the Department of Mathematical Sciences and the Office of International Education at CMU. For further information, please see Office of International Education at CMU.
Candidates must submit two applications:
Application for Admission in the Program
Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2011, and will continue till the positions are filled.
The following documents are required:
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Address for submission:
Application for Financial Aid
Candidates must apply to the FCT for a scholarship that will grant them financial aid throughout the program. Information about this application will be available shortly in this web page.