Education

Doctorate degree programmes

PhD studies in Technology

The main objective of the PhD program studies in Technology is the formation of the students in developing an original research project, or PhD thesis, in various fields of technology, experimental and theoretical, which will give the right to obtain the PhD degree.

Doctoral Programme in Technology

University master’s degrees

MAIA: Master in Medical Imaging and Applications

Medical Image Analysis and Computer Aided Diagnosis (CAD) systems, in close development with novel imaging techniques, have revolutionised healthcare in recent years. Those developments have allowed doctors to achieve a much more accurate diagnosis, at an early stage, of the most important diseases.


Technology behind the development of CAD systems stems from various research areas in computer science such as: artificial intelligence, machine learning, pattern recognition, computer vision, image processing and sensors and acquisition.

There is a clear lack of MSc studies which cover the previously mentioned areas with a specific application to the analysis of medical images and development of CAD systems within an integrated medical imaging background. Moreover, the medical technology industry has detected a growing need of expert graduates in this field.

Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Medical Imaging and Applications