PhD Program in Psychology in Portugal

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A Doctor of Philosophy degree, short Ph.D is an advanced academic degree earned in various fields, signifying major interests and accomplishments in research.

Psychology has many practical applications outside of academic research, including uses in therapy, education, business and many other fields. Some psychologists work with legal professionals to understand and predict criminal behavior; others help businesses run more effectively by studying employee interactions with each other and their work environment.

Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country located in Southwestern Europe, on the Iberian Peninsula. Portugal is 900 years old, and even though it has a relatively small area, it played a crucial role in world history. Universidade do Porto is most popular by foreigners which consist of 11% international students.

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PhD in Economic and Organizational Sociology

ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics & Management
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Portugal Lisbon

The Ph.D. Economic and Organizational Sociology was established by the Technical University of Lisbon in 1991 and adapted to the European Higher Education Area in 2009. [+]

Ph.D. in Economic and Organizational Sociology

The Ph.D. Economic and Organizational Sociology was established by the Technical University of Lisbon in 1991 and adapted to the European Higher Education Area in 2009. This 3rd cycle course aims to provide high-quality academic training in economic and organizational sociology and produce original research in this field. The course is taught in scientific partnership with the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lisbon (ICS/UL) and the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of the New University of Lisbon (FCSH/UNL).

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The research undertaken in ISEG’s research centers provides important support for students in Ph.D. programs.... [-]


Ph.D. Program in Basic Psychology

University of Minho - School of Psychology
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Portugal Braga

The Ph.D. Program in Basic Psychology at the University of Minho focuses on the study of the basic mechanisms of behavior and cognition. The program’s strengths rest on the distinguished history of the School of Psychology of the University of Minho and, in particular, of its Basic Psychology Department. This is the only department in the country exclusively dedicated to the investigation and teaching of fundamental psychological processes. [+]

The Ph.D. Program in Basic Psychology at the University of Minho focuses on the study of the basic mechanisms of behavior and cognition. The program’s strengths rest on the distinguished history of the School of Psychology of the University of Minho and, in particular, of its Basic Psychology Department. This is the only department in the country exclusively dedicated to the investigation and teaching of fundamental psychological processes.

The Ph.D. program is designed for applicants with a strong interest in research and with a solid training in the scientific bases of Psychology and/or related areas, such as Biology, Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, and Mathematics.

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PhD program in Applied Psychology

University of Minho - School of Psychology
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Portugal Braga

Throughout the 6 semesters, students will be engaged in a program that promotes the development of 1. skills of research methodology and of qualitative and quantitative data analysis, and 2. advanced knowledge and skills in specific scientific domains in Psychology: clinical, educational, and justice/forensics. [+]

The Ph.D. program in Applied Psychology aims to promote advanced training in applied psychology through research, contributing to the advancement of knowledge, and the training of researchers and professionals with high scientific skills. This purpose is embodied in a training focused on the acquisition of research skills in applied context, in the development of in-depth knowledge in the specific domains of candidate’s projects, and in the stimulation of the acquisition of teaching and supervision skills of applied research practices.

Throughout the 6 semesters, students will be engaged in a program that promotes the development of 1. skills of research methodology and of qualitative and quantitative data analysis, and 2. advanced knowledge and skills in specific scientific domains in Psychology: clinical, educational, and justice/forensics. All students are integrated into research units according to their research topic, and their individual research projects are developed in research teams.... [-]