To deepen the collaboration between the University of Macau and the higher education and research institutes of the Greater Bay Area and mainland China on nurturing excellence and research cooperation, UM has launched the Joint PhD Programmes with the following partner universities/institutes:

  • Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences 

  • Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences 

  • Aerospace Information Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences 

  • Institute of Basic Medicine and Cancer, Chinese Academy of Sciences 

  • Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences 

  • Wuyi University 

  • Southern Marine Science and Engineering Guangdong Laboratory (Zhuhai), China 

Applicants apply for the Joint PhD Programmes only through the online application system of UM.

After students are admitted into the Joint PhD programmes, they will undertake their first year of PhD study at UM and study at the partner university/institute for another three years to complete the UM PhD degree. Students will be jointly supervised by supervisors from UM and the partner university/institute. They will receive a PhD degree from UM upon completion of the Programme.