Open Scholarships

Reference: CISTER-MS2020-1

Area: Informatics, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Application Deadline: 14, Oct, 2020
Send Application To:
Contact Person: Eduardo Tovar
Salary: 798 EUR/month (Research Grant)
Duration: 2 years

The CISTER Research Centre, located in Porto, Portugal, an international reference in the area of real-time and embedded computing systems, is opening 8-10 MSc-Student positions for candidates already enrolled or that will enroll in the 2020/2021 edition of the MSc Program on Critical Computing Systems Engineering at ISEP, Porto, Portugal.

Successful candidates will perform research activities within ongoing CISTER projects (see, in parallel with the specific MSc studies. Research grants require exclusivity and will be funded by ISEP, Vortex CoLab or one of the companies collaborating with the MSc program ( It is therefore a great opportunity for the candidates to get introduced to what scientific research is, and to interact with professionals from big players (companies and research institutions) also participating in those projects, an aspect that is highly regarded when applying to industry or to get accepted in a PhD program, in the future.

Candidates must have a degree in Informatics, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, or related areas with a final classification higher or equal to 15 (out of 20). Candidates with lower grades might be accepted if proving to have a very strong CV.

Please send your Expression of Interest to: stating reference CISTER-MS2020-1

More information about this call at:, and regarding the MSc Critical Computing Systems Engineering: