In the 21st century, their research centres were united with the formation of CRIA (Research Network in Anthropology), to which most of the PhD teaching staff belong - as well as the CEI-IUL (Centre for International Studies), CICS-NOVA (Interdisciplinary Centre for Social Sciences) and IHC (Institute of Contemporary History).
Both doctoral programmes have now come together in the creation of a joint PhD, encouraging cooperation between teachers, researchers and resources from both institutions, with the aim of consolidating a doctoral programme with synergies and scale of international scope and quality.
- to provide in-depth theoretical, conceptual and methodological elements for the study of Anthropology;
- to provide students with the conditions for debating fundamental themes appropriate to the level of advanced training;
- to develop critical thinking skills;
- to equip students with the skills necessary for research;
- to enable students to carry out independent work.
- ability to research independently;
- competence to debate complex issues by developing the capacity for synthesis;
- a grasp of the concepts, theories and methodologies inherent in the development of research work in Anthropology;
- extension of the contributions of anthropology to other areas.
- ability to present complex intellectual problems clearly and coherently in writing or orally;
- ability to undertake documental research, fieldwork and write long documents;
- capacity to understand and relate complex phenomena in different social and geographical contexts.
Duration: 8 semesters. Total Credits: 240 credits (60 in curricular units + 180 in the non-taught component).
Modalities of non-taught component: Thesis.
The degree of Doctor corresponds to level 8 of the NQF/EQF - National Qualifications Framework/European Qualifications Framework.