PhD in Anthropology (NOVA FCSH / ISCTE-IUL)

Education objectives

Association between NOVA FCSH and ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa.
- Provide in depth theoretical conceptual and methodological tools for the study of Anthropology;
- Provide the necessary conditions for the debate of fundamental themes adequate to advanced training;
- Develop critical reflexive capacities;
- Supply the competences required for research;
- Train the students for the development of independent work.

General characterization

DGES code



PhD (3rd Cycle)



Access to other programs

Not applicable


Margarida Fernandes; Miguel Vale de Almeida (ISCTE-IUL)

Opening date

September 2019





Teaching language

Available soon

Degree pre-requisites

Duration: 8 semesters/4 years
Includes in the first year the attendance and approval of a PhD Course (60 ECTS) and in the following years the elaboration of a Thesis (180 ECTS)

Conditions of admittance

Admission requirements: a) Holders of a master degree or legal equivalent in any scientific area; b) Holders of a bachelor degree and who have an especially relevant academic or scientific curriculum; c) Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized as proof of ability to complete the PhD program. Evaluation criteria: - Bachelor degree final grade (20%); - Master degree final grade (20%); - Motivation letter (10%); - Professional and scientific curriculum considered relevant to the PhD Program (30%); - Research project (20%). The Evaluation Committee can decide to complement the evaluation of motivation and research project through individual interview. Candidates with less or equal to 10 points will not be admitted.

Evaluation rules