The Centre for Social Studies (CES) opens a call, under the academic year 2021/2022, for five FCT PhD Studentships, in the area of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities, complying with the provisions of the FCT Regulation for Research Studentships and Fellowships (RBI) and of the Research Fellowship Holder Statute (EBI). For further information please read the Notice of CallProvisional Curriculum evaluation minutesFinal curriculum evaluation minutesProvisional minutes of the final evaluationFinal evaluation minutes.

FCT funded programme

The Programme offered 18 scholarships on a competitive basis between 2015 and 2019. Scholarships covered tuition fees and included a monthly allowance.

CES is the scientific host institution for PhD students when applying for funding programmes associated with their PhD research.

CES helps its doctoral students throughout the application processes to scholarship programmes, such as:

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

Luso-American Development Foundation

Camões I.P.

Student Services at the Embassies of Lusophone Africa

The International Relations Unit of the University of Coimbra (DRIUC) regularly publishes notices on mobility grants.

All students are encouraged to seek sources of financing that are appropriate to their individual profile and to the subject matter of their research project. CES provides support in the various phases of the application process, from the verification of the eligibility conditions, to the issuance/verification of documents supporting the application procedure and review of the projects.