History and Philosophy of Science - Museology

Doctoral Degree

Course Overview

  Develop advanced research methods, competencies and skills in the scientific field of History and Philosophy of Science, allowing for specialization in Museology for research in national or international entities and professional integration in public or private institutions or networks that organize cultural and scientific programs.   Develop skills, skills and advanced research methods in the scientific field of History and Philosophy of Science, allowing a specialization in Museology. In the context of historical knowledge, current philosophical and scientific, History and Philosophy of Science has raised an increasing interest, both in the strictly academic context still want in various ways in our society, relevant to the political, economic and cultural, whose decisions they are strongly influenced and conditioned by technical and scientific development. Many decision-makers need to know in their multidisciplinary implications, the origin of this knowledge, its historical background, its relationship with the socio-economic and cultural context in theirs daily work context.   The FCT unit research of scientific support is Institute of Contemporary History -  Research Group Science of Evora Universality . Las evaluation - Very Good IHC - CEHFCi-U.E. http://ihc.fcsh.unl.pt/ https://pt-pt.facebook.com, and also with the scientific support of CIDEHUS-UE. This Phd programae deals with the sicentific porjects managed bt the unit reserch and by the scientific supoort of the U.E.    
Organic Unit: Institute of Research and Advanced Training
Duration: 6 Semesters/180 ECTS credits (18 required and 12 optional in curricular units)
Language: Portuguese
Regime: Day and night classes
Specialization Areas:
  • Museology

Career Prospects

Scientific Brand of this Phd is research in History of Science, with interdisciplinary marks for history and philosophy of science, technology and scientific culture; It should be emphasized that its objectives may have very strategic applications in the following areas: education and scientific culture, scientific and technological dissemination / collections and museology / scientific cultural heritage, educational policies, local and regional cultural development, with a European and global transnational vision , Business decision in technical and scientific matters. PhDs may be inserted professionally into institutions or networks of cultural and scientific programming, public and private, and may assume a relevant role of cultural and political mediation between knowledge production and its dissemination in society.

Specific Entry Requirements

Initial training areas: humanities and social sciences; exact ,biological and natural sciences; information and communication sciences; medical and health sciences; engineering sciences. Master degree is mandatory or as alternative to have a very relevant scientific, academic or professional CV.

Access Routes and Applications

Students from EU countries
Initial Places: 4
International Students
Initial Places: 2

Study Plan

Tuition Fees

Annual Tuition Fees

Students from EU countries
1250 €
International Students
2500 €
International Students with Merit Scholarships
1250 €
International Students with Cooperation and Development Grants
1450 €

Course Department


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Contact Information

Director: Maria Fátima Nunes [mfn@uevora.pt]

Academic Manager: Vitória dos Anjos Bonito Guiomar
Academic Services (online): SAC.ONLINE