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Master's degree in Modern and Contemporary History

ISCTE-University Institute of Lisbon

Program description

Modern and Contemporary History

Conceived in accordance with the model of Bologna, the Master's Degree in Modern and Contemporary History is the 2nd cycle course that continues the undergraduate programme in Modern and Contemporary History, and it provides the development and deepening of studies in three areas of expertise: Cities and Heritage; Politics, Culture and Citizenship and International Relations.

This master's course has the length of 2 years and corresponds to 120 credit units (ECTS). Students who obtain the 60 credit units corresponding to the course's 1st year (curricular part) attain a diploma of Post-graduation in Modern and Contemporary History, area of specialisation of Cities and Heritage, Politics, Culture and Citizenship of International Relations. The course is concluded by means of the presentation and defence of a dissertation

This course's predominant scientific field is History, complemented by other scientific fields, such as International Relations, Architecture, Political Science, among others.


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.

Admission requirements

The course's target audience consists of students who completed the first cycle in History, or in other areas of social and human sciences, and who are especially interested in carrying out extensive studies in this Master's three areas of specialisation.

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ISCTE-University Institute of Lisbon

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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