PhD in Gender Studies

Education objectives

In association with ISCSP-ULisboa and NOVA School of Law.
Students are expected to:
- Acquire critical knowledge about Gender Studies' theoretical and methodological
frameworks and apply them to the analysis of research contexts and problems;
- Develop skills to design innovative and autonomous research projects that can contribute to the progress of science and a better understanding of society;
- Develop skills to select and use appropriate technical procedures of data collection, usage and interpretation;
- Acquire skills to adequately select and use technical procedures related to data collection and analysis;
- Acquire scientific writing skills in various forms and oral presentation skills of research processes and results;
- Be capable of formulating critical judgement about their own work and that of their peers' and its social impact, following ethical and deontological rules;
- Be able to respond to diverse social demands with scientific independence and accuracy;
- Acquire the necessary scientific skills to disseminate scientific knowledge.

General characterization

DGES code



PhD (3rd Cycle)



Access to other programs

The degree of "doutor" is a final qualification.


Teresa Pizarro Beleza; Helena Melo

Opening date

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2000 Euros/year


Post-Labor Classroom

Teaching language


Degree pre-requisites

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Conditions of admittance

Holders of a Master ́s degree or legal equivalent in Sociology, Law, Human and Social Sciences and other scientific areas can apply to this degree. Exceptionally, holders of bachelor's degrees or legal equivalent, or those who hold a relevant academic, scientific or profissional curriculum, that attests an ability to carry out this cycle of studies can also apply. Selection is based on individual merit. The following criteria will be considered: a) Academic degrees; b) Curriculum vitae; c) Evaluation of a research project proposal, in addition to a letter of intent detailing the reasons to take the programme; d) An interview with the scientific structure of the consortium.

Evaluation rules

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