The UM PhD Assistantship is applicable to students who were admitted in or before academic year 2022/2023.


The UM PhD Assistantship was established by the University of Macau (UM) to attract excellent students in the world to pursue their PhD studies in the UM.


  • Anyone seeking full-time PhD degree studies at the UM is eligible to apply, regardless of nationality, ethnic background, or prior work experience.

  • Applicants should fulfill all general admission requirements for PhD degree programmes and any additional admission requirements for certain programmes.

Application Process

  • Applicants seeking full-time PhD study in the UM should submit application for the Assistantship simultaneously when submitting the online application to PhD programmes via the online application system. 

  • Whether applicants will be awarded the Assistantship is subject to the final decision by the university-level selection committee.


Amount and Duration

  • The UM PhD Assistantship provides each new recipient with a starting monthly stipend of MOP12,500 for a period up to 4 years.

  • Tuition fees will be offset by the monthly stipend before stipend disbursement.

For more details, please refer to Guidelines for the UM Macao PhD Scholarship and the UM PhD Assistantship.

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