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History of the Islamic and Medieval Mediterranean

Master Degree

Ano Letivo 2023/2024

Course Overview

This Master's Degree seeks to understand how, in the context of the Mediterranean, very different societies can know and live with others, and how, historically, this process has occurred, in the dynamics of interaction and exchange or of opposition and conflict between different cultures in presence. The proposed training model refers to an analysis centered on the Iberian Peninsula and calls for the cultural, social, political, economic and even spatial constructions that are configured with North Africa during the Medieval period (in broad sense). In this sense, it is intended to provide students with a training on the evolution of historical processes and provide them with a theoretical and methodological tool for the elaboration of works in the areas of medieval Christian and Muslim societies, establishing relationships and emphasizing interdependencies with the realities of the Mediterranean .
Course in Association/Partner Institutions:
  • Universidade de Lisboa - Faculdade de Letras
  • Universidade do Algarve
Organic Unit: School of Social Sciences
Duration: 4 Semesters/120 ECTS credits (35 required and 40 optional in curricular units)
Language: Portuguese
Regime: Day classes

Career Prospects

Research in the field of Human and Social Sciences, particularly History; consulting on civil society activities in the Arab countries and  countries of the Mediterranean

Specific Entry Requirements

Bachelor degree

Access Routes and Applications

Tuition Fees

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Course Committee

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Contact Information

Director: Hermínia Vasconcelos Vilar []

Academic Manager: Ana Coca
Academic Services (online): SAC.ONLINE