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 Programme with the following institutes of the Chinese Academy of Sciences:

Applicants apply for the Joint PhD Programme with the institute of Chinese Academy of Sciences 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 institute of the Chinese Academy of Sciences for another three years to complete the UM PhD degree. Students will be jointly supervised by supervisors from UM and the partner institute. They will receive a PhD degree from UM upon completion of the Programme.