Study Plan

The Doctoral Programme in Sociology – Cities and Urban Cultures has a 3-year duration (6 semesters), totalling 180 ECTS). The PhD thesis project defense occurs at the end of the first academic year. The Programme is lectured in Portuguese.

1st year, 1st semester 
Doctoral Seminar I (10 ECTS)
Dissertation Project I (12,5 ECTS)
Option I (7,5 ECTS)
     City and Citizenship: Contemporary Perspectives
     Urbanism, Territoriality and Public Space

1st year, 2nd Semester
Doctoral Seminar II (10 ECTS)
Dissertation Project II (12,5 ECTS)
Option II (7,5 ECTS)
     Cultural Policies and Urban Lifestyles
     Cities, Images and Heritage

2nd and 3rd years
Doctoral Dissertation (120 ECTS)