Apply for the PhD in Development Studies 2024/25

Applications open for the PhD in Development Studies: 2nd Call starts on February 19

CEsA – Centre for African and Development Studies (CSG/ISEG/ULisboa) and ISEG – Lisbon School of Economics and Management (ULisboa) announce the Call for applications for the PhD in Development Studies 2024/25. The 1st phase began on November 13, 2023 and will end on January 19, 2024. The 2nd Phase will run from February 19 to April 12.

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. This PhD is for anyone interested in obtaining advanced academic training and doing research with a view to working in jobs related to international and national development in the public sector, the private sector, or the non-profit sector.

Further information on IGOT website.

CEsA plays an important role in teaching at ISEG, through representing CEsA as a member of the Scientific and Pedagogical Committee of the PhD in Development Studies (PDED); by supporting and teaching several of the course units; and by supervising student’s’ theses. CEsA also regularly organises international seminars and conferences that enable PDED students to be in permanent contact with leading-edge research in their respective areas. Further information about CEsA HERE.


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