Cultural Studies 

Universidade de Aveiro

Doctorate On Campus
36 months
2000 EUR/year
2000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Cultural Studies programme at Universidade de Aveiro will provide doctoral students with an advanced training in cultural studies clearly grounded in uptodate theory.

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Intended learning outcomes (knowledge, skills and competences) to be developed by the students in the Cultural Studies programme at Universidade de Aveiro :

It is anticipateded that the graduates of this doctoral programme will either obtain or consolidate the following skills:

  • Sociocultural competence obtained to a high degree and which privileges the deepening of theories, of study methods of analysis and cultural commentary in the various domains which are the object of research.
  • Competence in conceiving, planning and executing in an autonomous manner research of the highest level in cultural studies.
  • Capacity to reflect critically, especially on cultural phenomena, and be able to draw together a understanding of complex ideas.
  • The ability to open up an interdisciplinary dialogue in order to make connections between diverse tendencies in cultural studies, but also with other bodies of knowledge with which they are in constant interaction.
  • Communicative competences and literarycultural abilities which enable them to transmit information about the studies they have carried out.

Professional outcomes

The MTSS has not made any data available regarding this cycle of studies. However, it should be noted that at the Lisbon Summit (2000) the Heads of State and Government of the member countries of the European Union committed to the goal of turning the EU into "the world’s most competitive and dynamic knowledge-based economy, capable of sustained economic growth with more and better jobs and greater social cohesion".

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cultural Hermeneutics
  • Orientation Seminar in Cultural Studies
  • Cultural Tourism Themes

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


English, Portuguese


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants for enrolment will be selected by the Scientific Council of the University of Aveiro in accordance with the proposal made by the Director of the Study Cycle, taking intoaccount the following parameters:

  • Academic curriculum;
  • Scientific curriculum and /or Professional curriculum.
  • An interview and / or a written test may be required as complementary criteria.
Sub-criteria and their respective weighting are given in a specific minute approved by the jury for this application, available on the opening notices page of the study programme. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    2000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.


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