Medieval History - 2nd semester


1. Ability to identify, access, analyse and integrate information from various sources, documents and texts, and to deal with relevant and complex historical problems of the Middle Ages;
2. Knowledge of resources (including those based on ICT), available for research in one’s specific field of history of Middle Ages and related fields
3. Abiblity to find, retrieve, contextualize and interpret substantial quantities of medieval historical documents
4. Understanding of an ability to apply and practice principles of cooperative research to medieval history and the social and human sciences.

General characterization





Responsible teacher

Amélia Aguiar de Andrade


Weekly - 2

Total - Available soon

Teaching language





A bibliografia recomendada adapta-se aos temas tratados e à investigação desenvolvida por cada estudante. / The recommended bibliography adapts to the topics addressed and the research developed by each student.

Teaching method

Research seminars (small group teaching).
Supervised research.

Evaluation method

Assessment: Continuous evaluation of student performance, including their attendance and participation in the activities; a written individual work resulting from the activity of the student in the course, which includes a detailed research report of the activities performed and their results.

Subject matter

a) Advanced Training seminars and discussion of problems and research results, problems and research methods, and / or theoretical insights in the areas studied in the Research Unit suitable for medieval history and organized as:
i. Academic seminars.
ii. Cycles of conferences.
b) Development of practical activities of research within a project in Medieval History already in progress which has been submited to external review, assessed in tutorial system by the researcher responsible for the project or by another researcher member of that team whom the RI will nominate.


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