Graduate Studies - CEsA

Graduate Studies

Discover MDCI and PDED, graduate studies programmes supported by CEsA.

Master in Development and International Cooperation


The Masters in Development and International Cooperation is essentially designed to complete the 1 st Cycle education of Bachelors degrees in Economics, Management, Sociology, and International Relations, or other subjects that are related to the Masters, preparing students for carrying out professional duties related with the problems of development and international cooperation, or in teaching and scientific research.

Since it was created, this Masters has fulfilled a key role in the education of a new generation of specialised managers for the public and private sector, as well as universities and research centres, non-governmental organisations, and foundations related to development and international cooperation in Portugal and other Portuguese-speaking countries.

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PhD Program in Development Studies

The PhD in Development Studies is a 3rd cycle program of graduate studies that aims to provide high quality training and produce original research in the area of Development Studies, a field of interdisciplinary research of the process of economic, social and political changes in modern societies.

This PhD programme was created in 2009 and accredited by the national agency A3ES in 2015. After 2017/18 this program became a joint PhD of ISEG (School of Economics and Management), ICS (Institute of Social Sciences), IGOT (Institute of Geographic and Spatial Planning) and ISA (School of Agriculture) of Universidade de Lisboa, with some changes in its content, recently approved by the national agency A3ES.

Thisprogramme is lectured in English, but it will offer tutorials both in English and in Portuguese. The PhD thesis may be written in Portuguese or in English.

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ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics and Management

Rua Miguel Lupi, nº20
1249-078 Lisboa

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