Brazilian Students


Welcome to Dublin Institute of Technology

Dublin Institute of Technology is delighted to welcome applications for its PhD programme and can now announce that CAPES,  the main government agency awarding scholarships through the Ministry of Higher Education in Brazil, has made a call for applications for Full PhD Abroad scholarships. The application deadline is on 30th of August 2016 and the call is open to ALL subject areas. The scholarship will cover academic fees, student stipend, travel fares, settling-in benefits and health insurance. Further information on the call for applications can be found here

We have a huge array of PhD projects currently available at DIT which can form the basis of an application to CAPES.  Details of these projects and supervisors can be found here

If you are a Brazilian student interested in applying for a scholarship to pursue your PhD at DIT please contact us at 

Several Brazilian students have already joined our research community with a scholarship for a Doutorado Pleno and we are hoping to welcome many more Brazilian researchers! We also host a number of visiting students and researchers throughout the year and our News update is available here.

Click on the video below to hear about Caroline's experience so far...


Why Dublin Institute of Technology?

Dublin Institute of Technology is one of the largest institutions in Ireland with over 10% of the higher education students and is ranked in the top 3% of world rankings (Times Higher Education and QS Rankings). It was voted Institute of the Year 2011 (the Sunday Times) and is an autonomous institution with statutory awarding powers for career focussed and professional degrees from Bachelor to Doctorate Level.

We emphasize intellectually and strategically important research, which makes a distinctive, relevant and useful contribution to advance human knowledge.

Dublin Institute of Technology actively encourages and supports the development of new business ventures and continuing professional development opportunities and our structured PhD programme delivers professional transferable skills as well as research training within a disciplinary framework. 

As a graduate student you will have access to leading experts, state of the art equipment and facilities and will be encouraged to publish and present your research findings at international forums. You will be part of the postgraduate research community and a member of our Graduate Research School (GRS) where you will interact with other staff and students to make your time in DIT a truly memorable one.