Academic Titles

Agregação Exams | Specialist Title Exams | PhD under the Special Arrangement for Submission of a Thesis

 

You are not obligated to attend a course to be awarded the title of Specialist or PhD under the special arrangement for submission of a thesis and that of Agregado . The requirements to apply for and be awarded an academic title are explained below.

 

CANDIDATES

An application for taking the Agregação  Exams may be submitted by those who meet all of the following requirements:

  • Must hold a PhD degree;
  • Must have a curriculum of outstanding merit that demonstrates, in particular, relevant and advanced research activity, training or supervision and be the author of scientific papers of recognised quality after having obtained their PhD degree.

Candidates who meet all of the following requirements may also apply for the Agregação Exams:

  • Be an associate or assistant professor at a university or a coordinating, lead or assistant researcher of the Portuguese scientific research track:
  • Must have a curriculum of outstanding merit that demonstrates, in particular, relevant and advanced research activity, training or supervision and be the author of scientific papers of recognised quality.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications must be submitted by sending a registered letter to the University of Évora's Academic Services Department or via the GesDoc  platform, for UÉ faculty members.

Candidates applying for award of the title of Agregado  must submit the following documents in electronic format:

  • Application Template  for acceptance for the Agregação  Exams;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Report on a curricular unit, group of curricular units or study cycle related to the knowledge field or specialisation in which the exams are to be taken;
  • A detailed summary of a seminar or lesson about a topic related to the knowledge field or specialisation in which the exams are to be taken, and discussion thereof;
  • Papers included in curricula which the candidate deems most relevant.

Candidates may only apply for the title of Agregado  in the knowledge fields or specialisations for which the University of Évora is allowed to award the title of Doctor .

Academic processes for the Agregação  Exams follow the procedures set out in the guide attached to Circular Letter 2/2009.

Candidates who are not UÉ faculty members must pay the fee indicated in the Fee Schedule  in force.

CALENDAR

Applications may be submitted at any time.

REGULATIONS AND GUIDES

Decree-Law 239/2007 , of 19 June | Award of the Agregado  Academic Title
Circular Letter 2/2009 , of 13 March | Guide to Taking the Agregação  Exams

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CANDIDATES

The special Regime for submission of a thesis applies to all those who meet the requirements for admission to the cycle of studies leading to a doctoral degree in the areas in which the University of Évora is accredited. Candidates may apply for public defence of their thesis without enrolling/attending a study programme and without the supervision required for a PhD programme.

HOW TO APPLY

PhD applications under the special regime must be submitted through the Academic Services Department, addressed to the Rector of the University of Évora, together with the following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • A copy of your transcript of records, duly authenticated;
  • A copy of your thesis in .pdf format (the file must not be encrypted).

Application will be forwarded to the Scientific Board of the Institute of Research and Advanced Training (IIFA), who will assess the curriculum vitae and the suitability of the candidate thesis for award of the title of Doctor. Should the application for public defence of the thesis be accepted, the candidate will have 30 days, following notification, to register the PhD thesis with the Academic Services Department by submitting the documents referred to in the Academic Regulations  and paying the respective fee, that is, twice the annual tuition fee indicated in the Doctoral Notice  and request the title.

Once submitted, the documents will be forwarded to the IIFA and the process for public defence will be carried out in accordance with the procedures established for other doctoral degree programmes offered by the University of Évora.

CALENDAR

Applications may be submitted at any time.

REGULATIONS AND GUIDES

Academic Regulations of the University of Évora  
Decree-Law 74/2006 , of 24 March, as amended and republished under Decree-Law 65/2018 , of 16 August.

CONTACT INFORMATION

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CANDIDATES

The title of Specialist is awarded as part of polytechnic education. The title attests to the quality and specific importance of curricula in a particular area to teach at a polytechnic higher education institution.

Candidates who meet all of the following requirements can apply for award of the title of Specialist:

  • Have entry level university training and at least 10 years’ experience in the field in which the exams are to be taken;
  • Have a curriculum of proven quality and relevance for practising in the area in question.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications must be submitted by sending a registered letter to the University of Évora's Academic Services Department or via the GesDoc  platform, for faculty members of the UÉ São João de Deus School of Nursing (ESESJD).

Applications must be validated by the University's Academic Services Department with submission of the following documents:

  • Candidate application form (Form T-012 );
  • One copy of your curriculum, specifying your career path, papers written and work carried out and, where applicable, any scientific, technological and pedagogical activities carried out;
  • One copy of a publication in the respective area for presentation, critical analysis and discussion;
  • One copy of each of the papers indicated in your curriculum and that you deem relevant;
  • One copy of your curriculum and the publication in electronic format;
  • A copy of your Nursing Diploma and Equivalence Certificate of the Higher Education Diploma in Nursing;
  • A copy of your licence;
  • Statement indicating your time of service;
  • A copy of your transcript of records.

Candidates who are not UÉ faculty members must pay the fee indicated in the Fee Schedule  in force.

CALENDAR

Applications may be submitted at any time.

REGULATIONS AND GUIDES

CONTACT INFORMATION

Click here  for information on the Academic Services Student Help Desk office hours.