Plano de estudos

The Doctoral Programme on International Relations – International Politics and Conflict Resolution has a 4-year duration (8 semesters), totalling 240 ECTS. The PhD thesis project defense occurs at the end of the 3rd semester. This Programme is lectured in English only.

1st year, 1st semestre 
Approaches to Security: Theories and Actors (10 ECTS)
Theoretical Constructions of Peace (10 ECTS)
Geopolitics of Peace and Conflict (10 ECTS)

1st year, 2nd semestre 
Conflict Prevention, Crisis Management and Peacebuilding (10 ECTS)
Research Methodologies (10 ECTS)
Contemporary Perspectives in Peace Studies (10 ECTS)

2nd year, 1st semester
Research Seminar (25 ECTS)
Debates on International Politics and Conflict Resolution (5 ECTS)

2nd year, 2nd semester
Research Seminar (30 ECTS)

3rd and 4th years
Thesis (120 ECTS)