The IDPASC - Portugal doctoral programme brings together the main higher education institutions and research units in Portugal with a clear record of expertise in the field of PASC (Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology), comprising both research of excellence and successful doctoral programmes. The combination of their expertise, resources and infrastructures will provide students in this programme with unique research and training conditions.

Adequate working conditions are ensured, as well as full access to computing and bibliographic resources. The students in the programme will benefit from international scientific and institutional connections provided by the research centres, which will enable them to access the relevant data and discussion forums and to perform research work in international laboratories or within international collaborations.