POLITICAL SCIENCE AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Full Accreditation, for 6 years, by A3ES (Portuguese Accreditation Agency), 03-12-2014 (link)

Admission Exams (general regime):
English, History or Portuguese.

Places (general regime): 25

At the end of the course, the graduate will be able to work in Portugal or abroad, in a wide range of activities and sectors such as: public institutions (city councils, ministries and general directorates, public institutes and technical support offices ); management and business areas; law; specialized journalism (political and international affairs); international relations departments; Political and diplomatic activity

WHY CHOOSE POLITICAL SCIENCE AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AT UFP?

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Our teachers keep close and supportive throughout your course.

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Highly qualified, differentiated and experienced faculty, nationally and internationally recognized using innovative teaching methods.

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Updated scientific and technical contents, and a large percentage of practical classes, allow you to learn in real context and to a gradually adapt to your future professional life.

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Quality of facilities.

YOUR SUPPORT TEAM

Educational success is achieved through teamwork. During your application process, and whenever you need it, you will have the support and advice of a team of professionals.

Professors

In addition to being academically qualified, our teaching staff is known to be very open and available. They will be here for you!

Welcome Team

The Welcome Team, created with UFP collaborators who are mostly alumni of the university, aims to facilitate the integration of the new students.

Staff

In-person (during office hours) or a click away, our staff is professional and willing to help.

STUDY PLAN

1st Cycle – Licenciatura (BA)* Duration: 6 Semesters · ECTS: 180 ECTS

According to Dispatch no. 12242/2013, DR 2nd series no. 185 of 25 September 2013, Declaration of Rectification no. 1238/2013, DR 2nd series no. 224 of 19 November 2013.

CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Introduction to Law and Political Science
6
Theory and History of International Relations
6
Social and Cultural Anthropology
6
Communication Grammar
6
English I
6
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Methodology of Social Sciences
6
Great Subjects of History and Journalism (18th-21st centuries)
6
Macroeconomics
6
Ethics and Political Science
6
English II
6
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
State Theory and Public Administration
6
Political Economy
6
English III
6
Spanish I
6
Optional I (*)
6

(*) To be defined in each year by the Faculty.

CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Portuguese Constitution and the European Unio
6
International Political and Economic Order: Globalization and Glocalization
6
English IV
6
Spanish II
6
Optional II (*)
6

(*) To be defined in each year by the Faculty.

CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Political and Economic Diplomacy
6
Public International Law
6
Population Policy and Migration Movements
6
Human Capital and Competitiveness
6
Optional III (*)
6

(*) To be defined in each year by the Faculty.

CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Political Marketing
6
Democracy and Citizenship
6
Psychosociology of Organizations
6
Optional IV (*)
6
Internship and Graduation Project
6

(*) To be defined in each year by the Faculty.

* Successful completion of all courses integrating the study plan of the 1st cycle (180 ECTS) confers the Licenciatura (BA) degree.

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Prof. Dr. João Casqueira

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EXCHANGE PROGRAM/STUDY ABROAD

    • University Fernando Pessoa’s students (UFP) who meet the eligibility criteria have the possibility of studying and/or doing internship periods in international mobility.

     

    • Study periods in international mobility of students are carried out in higher education institutions outside Portugal, with which UFP maintains student exchange agreements under the Erasmus + Program (in the European area) or other existing bilateral exchange agreements.

     

    • Information about mobility/exchange programs is available through the International Relations Office (link).
ALUMNI

Alumnus Nuno Silva, Administrator of the Durit Group, has been one of the main responsible for the company's internationalization.

(PHOTO FROM “DURIT.COM”)

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