Study Plan

The Doctoral Programme in Discourses: Culture, History and Society has a 4-year duration (8 semesters), totalling 240 ECTS). The PhD thesis project defense occurs at the end of the first academic year. The Programme is lectured in Portuguese.

In this programme, there is a mandatory co-orientation in two of the three scientific areas: Literary and Cultural Studies and Sociology; or Literary and Cultural Studies and Contemporary History; or Sociology and Contemporary History.

1st year, 1st semester
Memory, Silences and Heterodoxies (10 ECTS)
Poetics and Citizenship (10 ECTS)
Theater and Society (10 ECTS)

2nd year, 2nd semester
Discourses of Violence (10 ECTS)
Dictatorship, Transition and Democracy (10 ECTS)
Option I (10 ECTS) from the courses offered by the PhD program in Sociology

2nd year, 1st semester
Supervision Seminar (30 ECTS)

2nd year, 2nd semester, 3rd and 4th years
Applied Research & Thesis (150 ECTS)