Archeology and Environment

Master Degree

Course Overview

The creation of the 2nd Cycle of Archeology and Environment aims to respond to the formative requirements imposed by the organization that monitors the professional and research archaeological activity in Portugal, completing the training acquired during the 1st Cycle of training in History and Archeology. Recognizing that the greatest area of employability of archaeologists is included in the various procedures of the Environmental Impact Assessment, the University of Évora chose to create a 2nd Cycle in Archeology & Environment for a formation rooted in Archeology, complemented with a specialization in Other specific matters, enabling scientific dialogue between the archaeological heritage and the physical sciences. This degree focuses in Landscape Archaeology and specialization in Environmental Impact Assessment
Organic Unit: School of Social Sciences
Duration: 4 Semesters/120 ECTS credits (60 required and 15 optional in curricular units)
Language: Portuguese, English
Regime: Day classes
Specialization Areas:
  • Environmental Impact Assessment

Career Prospects

Archeology and Environment Companies: Conducting Environmental Impact Studies (EIA); Performing archaeological excavations; Carrying out archaeological surveys; Data processing in Geographic Information Systems (GIS); Scientific research: study of settlement patterns and evolution processes of old societies; Studies of archaeological materials; Elaboration of digital cartography; Public and private institutions: higher technical functions; Advice in offices; background in Landscape Archaeology for private enterpreunership in Landscape studies, Heritage and Tourism. Archaeometric studies in the research or business area.

Specific Entry Requirements

SPECIALIZATION IN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT: Degree in Archeology; Degree in History and Archeology; Degree in History - Archeology; 1st Cycle in Archeology: 1st Cycle in History with path / minor in Archeology. Archaeologists falling under DR No. 28/97 of 21 July. Other relevant formations in the area.

Access Routes and Applications

Students from EU countries
Initial Places: 8
International Students
Initial Places: 2

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


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Contact Information

Director: André Miguel Serra Pedreira Carneiro []

Academic Manager: Helena Espadaneira
Academic Services (online): SAC.ONLINE