Plano de estudos

The Doctoral Programme on International Relations – International Politics and Conflict Resolution has a 4-year duration (8 semesters), totalling 240 ECTS. The PhD thesis project defense occurs at the end of the 3rd semester. This Programme is lectured in English only.

1st year, 1st semestre 
Theoretical Constructions of Peace (10 ECTS)
Geopolitics of Peace and Conflicts (10 ECTS)
Approaches to Security: Theories and Actors (10 ECTS)

1st year, 2nd semestre 
Research Methods (10 ECTS)
Contemporary Perspectives in Peace Studies (10 ECTS)
Conflict Prevention, Crisis Management and Peacebuilding (10 ECTS)

2nd year
New Trends in International Politics and Conflict Resolution (5 ECTS)
Research Seminar (55 ECTS)

3rd and 4th years
PhD Thesis (120 ECTS)