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PhD Programs

Operating regime

The calendar and schedule of the seminars is published in advance and takes into account the simultaneous attendance of the Program by students with a scholarship (or equivalent to scholarship holders) and post-work students, both national or foreign.

Organizational forms are planned for foreign students that will combine presence in Portugal with empirical research carried out in the respective countries. In the months of January and July of each year, the seminars provided for in the curricular part of the Doctoral Program are held in a concentrated manner. These periods of stay in Portugal also allow students to have close contact with their supervisors, carry out literature reviews necessary for their research in Portuguese libraries, as well as to attend scientific and cultural initiatives. The Program has Distance Education resources that will support candidates in all phases of their research. Within the scope of existing protocols with foreign HEIs, or those belonging to the Lusófona Group, forms of face-to-face support can be developed in countries of origin, particularly of a methodological nature, when the material and scientific conditions exist to do so.