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 3rd Cycle Degree     Departamento de Gestão e Economia [Portuguese]

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Study plan   Economics - Plan a
Branches   Economics - Plan B


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DGES code
CNAEF classification 314 | Decree no. 256/2005 [PT]
Publication in the Portuguese Official Gazette Order no. 9974/2012 - DR 2nd series, no. 142, 24 July [PT]
Assessment/Accreditation/Registration A3ES Accreditation, 18-11-2022
Self-assessment Report
Initial registry: R/A-Cr 104/2012 de 04-07-2012
Changes registry: R/A-Cr 104/2012/AL01 de 30-04-2019
Mode of study Lectures taught every fridays and saturdays.
ECTS 240
Other information Joint programme with the University of Évora

General Access Regime  

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Admission Requirements

1. São admitidos ao Plano A do Programa (programa com curso de doutoramento) alunos com as condições gerais do artigo 30º do Decreto-Lei 107/2008 de 25 de Junho.
2. São admitidos ao Plano B do Programa (programa sem curso de doutoramento) alunos com classificação mínima de BOM (14 valores) em Licenciatura e Mestrado em Economia.
3. Excepcionalmente, poderão ser admitidos ao Plano B do Programa (programa sem curso de doutoramento) alunos com classificação mínima de BOM (14) simultaneamente em Licenciatura e Mestrado em áreas consideradas relevantes.

Vacancies 15 (2024)
Calculation of the Access Grade Economia 2021


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Profile of the programme This PhD programme in Economics aims at improving and developing students’ knowledge and research in specific areas of Economics, leading to original contributions to knowledge in a particular field of Economics. The programme intends to increase students’ capacity to understand economic reality, through the development of their research capacities, as well as of their ability to solve economic problems. As a consequence, the programme contributes for technological, social and economic progress. This PhD programme provides graduates with higher abilities to work in different areas: Universities and research centres, Banks and Insurance companies; Consultancy Firms, Public Administration, etc. This PhD is anchored in the CEFAGE-UE, which was evaluated by FCT with EXCELLENT and it is based in the University of Évora and has recently constituted a branch in the University of Beira Interior.
Key learning outcomes It is intended that students, through learning, acquire various types of skills such as:
General Skils: Autonomy and adaptation; Independent reasoning, decision and innovation; Capacity of abstraction, model building, intuition;Team-working and communication; Ability to lifelong learning. Professional Skills: Capacity to analyze the economic reality in its several dimensions and frameworks, Acquire methodological skills and ability to develop applied research in several economic fields; Ability to produce and analyse, in a critical way, new and complex ideas and concepts. Specific Skills: Developing and deepening the knowledge of economics and analysis tools (quantitative and / or qualitative) economic; Capacity to use knowledge and both quantitative and qualitative tools to understand and solve economic problems in a multidisciplinary context.
Occupational profiles of graduates Researchers, Teatchers, Research and economic/finance departments in banks and other firms, Central Banks, Finance Ministries or other sectoral government ministries or departments.
Learning facilities - Libraries;
- Access to bibliographical and empirical data (national and international) databases;
- Access to econometric software;
- regular research seminars at CEFAGE - a research centre ranked EXCELLENT by the National Research Foundation;
- A productive faculty of about 50 teatchers;
- Several local and campus amenities such as snack-bars, university restaurants and hostels;
- The program takes place in two medium sized towns which include several amenities, from cultural and historical heritage (Évora is world heritage patrimony) to environmental beauties (Covilhã is near the highest mountain in Portugal where several sports can be played, including winter sports.
Requirements and regulations (assessment and graduation) UBI Regulations [PT]

Erasmus+ Agreements

Erasmus Agreements
  • University of Namur • Bélgica • Duration: A
  • Universidad de Zaragoza • Espanha • Duration: S
  • Université de Pau et Des Pays de l'Adour • França • Duration: S
  • Universitá Degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bc • Itália • Duration: A
  • South-East European University • Macedónia (antiga República Jugoslava da) • Duration: S
  • Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University • Turquia • Duration: S
  • Akdeniz University • Turquia • Duration: A
  • Bandirma Onyedi Eylul University • Turquia • Duration: S
  • Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University • Turquia • Duration: S
  • Erzincan Binali Yildrim University • Turquia • Duration: S
  • Hasan Kalyoncu University • Turquia • Duration: S
  • Igdir University • Turquia • Duration: S
  • Suleyman Demirel University • Turquia • Duration: S
  • Dumlupinar University • Turquia • Duration: A
  • Universite Savoie Mont Blanc • França • Duration: S • Get Agreement

Departamento de Gestão e Economia

Estrada do Sineiro, s/n
6200-209 Covilhã
275 329 164

Course Coordinator(s)

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Course Director
António Manuel Cardoso Marques
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Mobility coordinator
Sónia Cristina Almeida Neves


Scientific Committee
António Manuel Cardoso Marques
Tiago Jorge Lopes Afonso

Recognition Committee
António Manuel Cardoso Marques
Tiago Jorge Lopes Afonso
Note: The information contained in these pages does not relieve consultation of official documents. Last updated on: 2020-12-22

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