PhD in Museology


Museology Theses

The museology is defined as a way of social intervention and communication for the development of the communities, but does not ends in the traditional tasks that is commonly associated with an that reduces the Museum to a simple storage with objects.

The Post-Graduated training in Museology at ULHT deals mainly with the local museological intervention, that thanks to its practice and projects, has been seen as an innovative museology with a strong connection to the place where it is included, sharing with the local authorities increasing responsibilities in terms of planning and coordination of cultural and museological activities, identification and valorization of the patrimony and identification of cultural public policies.

A Doctorate in Museology must be responsible for a more innovative and original contribution to the field of Museology, a higher level of excellence and ability to do independent scientific works.

The PhD in Museology has the permanent support of Professors from different foreign Universities, namely Universidade Federal da Bahia (UFBA), Universidade de São Paulo (USP), Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO).

Programme Director

Mário Moutinho

Programme sub-director

Maristela Simão


Leandro França