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Doctorate in Political Science (in Portuguese only)

ISCTE-University Institute of Lisbon
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Doctorate in Political Science (in Portuguese only)

The key qualities of the Doctoral Programme in Political Science may be summarized in three aspects. Firstly, the quality of its faculty, with large experience in the field of scientific research, demonstrated by the national and international literature produced by the teachers/researchers involved, but also with large teaching experience in the key areas of the course, particularly in Political Science and International Relations. Secondly, the relationship between the Department of Political Science and Public Policy and the associated research centres, including the CIES (centre has always been granted with a rating of "excellent"), the CSCHP (Centre for Studies in Contemporary History of Portugal) and the CAS (Centre for African Studies). The relationship with these research centres provides greater support for doctoral students to carry out their doctoral theses. Thirdly, noteworthy is the theoretical and methodological training that is available to doctoral students in this course, allowing them to develop research on current themes with results that are appropriable to research and professional fields. This education, along with the already established agreements with various entities, public and private, for internships, provides good job perspectives for future doctors.

Information regarding COVID-19

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the Portuguese government has temporarily closed all schools and universities from March 12th 2020.

In light of this, ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa will be suspending face-to-face classes and offering all programs remotely instead. For more information about this, please contact the university.

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Program content


Aims to ensure that the training provided contribute towards the development of an academic and professional profile which facilitate problem resolution,the development of empirical research skills,the design and implementation of policies, programmes, proposals,within the fields of politics and international relations,as well as the response to a new variety of professional demand in this area.It has revealed ideal conditions to further the connections between teaching and research,in the 3rd cycle.With this scientific knowledge,the goal is:
a)train highly qualified researchers and professionals, especially focussing on PS (& IR),with a strong component of empirical research
b)provide the doctoral students advanced training within the theoretical and methodological domains,along with an advanced knowledge of the current research carried out at international and national levels
c)ensure that the doctoral students’ training takes place in a context of research,throughout the study cycle

Tuition fees

Tuition Fees : 6000 EUR

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ISCTE-University Institute of Lisbon

Founded in 1972, the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL) is one of the most prestigious public universities in Portugal, particularly focused on postgraduate studies and scientific research. It is organized in four schools: ISCTE Business School, School of Sociology and...

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ISCTE-University Institute of Lisbon

Avenida das Forças Armadas
1649-026 Lisboa

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