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PDED  >  Regime de Acesso

Programa de Doutoramento em Estudos de Desenvolvimento

Regime de Acesso 2021/2022

Classificações Mínimas

Entry conditions and selection criteria

Anyone holding a masters degree in the areas of economics, management, law, sociology, geography, agronomy and forestry, political science, international relations, history, anthropology, or any other area deemed appropriate can apply. Students who obtained a GPA of 16 or more (out of 20) or, in special circumstances, students whose GPA is lower than 16 but have demonstrated appropriate academic training or professional experience may also apply. The Scientific Board of the PhD programme will choose candidates on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Masters degree (final grade)
  • First degree (undergraduate) (GPA)
  • Academic and relevant professional experience
  • Research proposal
  • Motivation letter
  • Information on two persons for recommendation letters

Non-native English speakers must hold a proficiency certificate of a level equivalent to B1 or higher according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

For the purposes of the proficiency certification, placement test results from an authorized language school equivalent to or greater than B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages are also accepted.

Personal interviews may be required.


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