Master Degree

Course Overview

The MA in History at the Univeristy of Évora prepares students to: a) understand the role of History in the development of citizenship; b) practice critical and reasoned debate; c) identify the major topics of debate in historiography and emphasize its importance   The MA's teaching staff has outstanding academic skills and will provide close guidance to all students. Faculty members belong to several research units sponsored by the FCT (CIDEHUS-UÉVORA, CHAIA-UÉVORA and CEHFCI at IHC NOVA), that will offer short-term scholarships to support archival missions and participate in international events.  Main objectives: a) To promote research and advanced studies in the scientific areas of History and Art History b) To develop knowledge on the Portuguese society in an historical and global framework c) To increase academic qualifications and to promote the ability to apply historical research to present day societies, namely in the Alentejo region d) To prepare students to proceed to doctoral studies programs, to enter research teams or to apply to a big range of professional positions 
Organic Unit: School of Social Sciences
Duration: 4 Semesters/120 ECTS credits (54 required and 6 optional in curricular units)
Language: Portuguese, English, Spanish
Regime: Day classes
Specialization Areas:
  • Ancient History
  • Contemporary History
  • Art History
  • Medieval History
  • Early Modern History

Career Prospects

- Research and training activities in History   - Local, regional or central cultural institutions - Heritage, Tourism and cultural industries - Social Media

Specific Entry Requirements

- Graduation degree / 1st cycle in History or in any Humanities and Social Sciences degree - Graduation degree in any scientific area, if proven scientific and curricular skills to achieve the master studies in History

Access Routes and Applications

Students from EU countries
Initial Places: 14
International Students
Initial Places: 6

Study Plan

Tuition Fees

Annual Tuition Fees

Students from EU countries
1050 €
International Students
2500 €
International Students with Merit Scholarships
1050 €
International Students with Cooperation and Development Grants
1250 €

Course Department


Information not available.


Contact Information

Director: Mafalda Soares da Cunha [msc@uevora.pt]

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