Doctorate Degree (PhD)


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6 Years
30 Jul 2019
Accreditation DGES
Initial registry R/A-Ef 1021/2011 de 18-03-2011
Update registry R/A-Ef 1021/2011/AL01 de 22-08-2014 | R/A-Ef 1021/2011/AL02 de 16-12-2020

Tuition fee EU nationals (2024/2025)

1.stYear 2000.00 €
2.ndYear 2000.00 €
3.rdYear 2000.00 €
4.thYear 2000.00 €
Lectured in Portuguese
Teaching Type In person

The course will have eight semesters and is structured around three core seminars: the History Seminar, the Seminar on Defense and Security, International Relations Seminar and the Theoretic-Methodologic Seminar. These seminars are part of the first two semesters of the doctoral course. 

In order to make this Ph.D. program diversified and plural in its scientific approaches, there will be a Multidisciplinary Lecture series, with the collaboration of some of the most reputable national and international experts in the areas on which the program focuses.

Programme Structure for 2024/2025

1st Year
Phd Conferences Cycle
6.0 ECTS
History Seminar I
6.0 ECTS
Project Seminar
18.0 ECTS
Studies of Security and Defense Seminar
6.0 ECTS
Methodological Seminar I
6.0 ECTS
History Seminar II
6.0 ECTS
Methodological Seminar II
6.0 ECTS
2nd Year
Phd Thesis in History, Studies of Security and Defense
180.0 ECTS

Recommended optative

Optional courses will only be held if they achieve a minimum number of enrollments.

2nd semester
03508 | History and Theory of International Relations (ESPP | His)

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