PhD in Sociology (interuniversitary)

Education objectives

General characterization

DGES code



PhD (3rd Cycle)



Access to other programs

The degree of \"doutor\" is a final qualification.


Rui Santos; Vítor Sérgio Ferreira (ICS-ULisboa); Paula Campos Pinto (ISCSP-ULisboa); Sara Falcão Casaca (ISEG-ULisboa); Rosalina Pisco Costa (IIFA-UÉ); João Filipe Marques (FE-UAlg)

Opening date

September 2019





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Teaching language

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Degree pre-requisites

Length: 8 semesters.
Total credits: 240 credits.
The degree of “doutor” corresponds to the level 8 of the NQF and EQF-National Qualifications Framework/European Qualifications Framework.

Conditions of admittance

Edition 2018/2019 will be held in Instituto de Ciências Sociais of Universidade de Lisboa. For more information please consult the conditions set out in .

Evaluation rules

The study course leading to the doctoral degree includes the completion of a doctoral program that consists of curricular unit aimed at training for research; the realization of an original thesis, designed especially for this purpose, appropriate to the branch of knowledge or expertise. The seminar curricular units type are classified on a scale of 0-20. The final classification of the PhD course is expressed by approved or not approved formulas. In case of approval, the final classification of the PhD course is expressed in the range 10-20 on a scale of 0-20, doing the arithmetic average of the marks in which the curricular units with 10 ECTS. The final classification of the thesis is expressed by formulas approved or refused by justified nominal vote with no abstentions.