• Application Deadline
  • 36 months


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.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cultural Hermeneutics
  • Cultural Tourism Topics

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Master level degree, or legal equivalent in Cultural Studies
  • Foreign higher education degree in Cultural Studies awarded on completion of a 2nd cycle study programme organised in accordance with the principles of the Bologna Process by a State adhering to this process.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2500 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Aveiro

  • 500 - 900 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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