Migrations Studies (3rd call)

Call for Applications (3rd call)
November 2, 2021 - January 21, 2022
Date of Entry: February 28, 2022

The PhD in Migration Studies, offered by the University of Lisbon, presents an exceptional opportunity to undertake interdisciplinary research on one of the most challenging and pressing contemporary topics: human migrations. The programme confers a doctoral degree in the disciplinary fields of Anthropology, Geography, Education, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology.

About the programme
The PhD programme is offered jointly by the Institute of Social Sciences (ICS), the Institute of Education (IE), the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning (IGOT), and the Faculty of Psychology (FP). DeMig confers a doctorate degree in the fields of Anthropology, Geography, Education, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology. As a PhD student you will carry out your own original research project under the guidance of your supervisor(s). DeMig’s academics offer supervision in a wide range of subjects, including identity formation, prejudice, discrimination, integration, borders, asylum and refugees, transnationalism, urban change, citizenship, and health and wellbeing. The programme offers the opportunity to link research training to research practice. You will be offered the possibility of joining long established research teams, each with experience in collaborating with non-academic parties and generating research impact.

Development Studies (1st Phase)

Applications (1st phase)
December 13th 2021 – February 18th 2022

Applications (2nd phase)
March 21st 2022 – May 20th 2022

The PhD in Development Studies [Estudos de Desenvolvimento] aims to provide high quality training and produce innovative research on processes of economic, socio-ecological and political transformation, including a focus on the urban-rural dimension of development.

OpenSoc (1st Phase)

Applications (1st phase)
January 31th 2022 – March 11th 2022

Applications (2nd phase)
April 4th 2022 – July 1st 2022

Applications (3rd phase)
July 25th 2022 – September 2nd 2022

SOCIOLOGY: KNOWLEDGE FOR OPEN, INCLUSIVE SOCIETIES (OpenSoc) is an interuniversity doctoral programme that mobilizes the theoretical, methodological and empirical heritage built up in sociology’s history, as well as its far-reaching interdisciplinary connections, in order to devise new guidelines for research and intervention in the face of present societal challenges.