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Doctorate in Urban Studies (in Portuguese only)

ISCTE-University Institute of Lisbon
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Doctorate in Urban Studies (in Portuguese only)

The objectives are to provide advanced and interdisciplinary training in urban research, which is groundbreaking in Portugal, in an integrated perspective around various disciplines such as sociology, anthropology, history, geography, economics, architecture and urbanism; to encourage a critical reflection on urban issues, which are increasingly important in Portugal, a country that, in recent decades, experienced an intense and complex process of urbanization; to favour the links between scientific research and professional practice in various contexts of intervention, both public and private.

The research conducted within the scientific area of the programme lies in a context of multiple research centres accredited by the FCT, thus contributing to the consolidation of interdisciplinary reflection around the knowledge based on specific research cases. It is targeted for graduates and masters in Social and Human Sciences, but also accept graduates and masters from other scientific areas with an ability to develop advanced training in urban studies.

With a highly qualified faculty, from the various scientific fields that comprise urban studies, this doctoral programme is organized into 8 semesters (2 semesters of classes and seminars + 6 semesters of supervised research), totalling 240 credits, and will operate at FCSH-UNL.


Tuition Fee:4800 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 Institute, Institute of Sociology and...

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ISCTE-University Institute of Lisbon

Avenida das Forças Armadas
1649-026 Lisboa

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