Questions tagged [portugal]

Academic issues in Portugal, a European country located in the southwest, bordered by Spain to the north and east.

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PhD project that I cannot do on my own - what happens then?

I am considering applying for a PhD in Design and my idea for a Phd project is creating an innovative app. What concerns me is that I do not know how to develop apps, I am not a developer but a UX/UI ...
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Is tertiary education free of cost in Spain and Portugal?

I know that in some EU countries tertiary education is absolutely free (i.e., supported entirely by taxes) if someone knows the languages up to C2 level. For instance, I know that irrespective of ...
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Does the Portuguese higher education system follow Humboldt's model?

According to the other question on Academia SE, the Polish higher education system closely resembles the German one: Which country or countries inspired the post-communism Polish higher education ...
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Who is a "Vowel" (from Portuguese: "Vogal") in a panel of Jury for a Master's Defense?

I have to give my Master's defense soon. I am provided with the name of a "Jury", a professor. And two professors in my 'vowel', one of whom is my advisor. (total 3 on Jury) What is the ...
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What is an "Advanced Studies Diploma" equivalent to?

To be admitted to my PhD in Mechanical Engineering, I had to have a 1-year coursework, with 8 subjects and a research-proposal defense. Here in Portugal, an “Advanced Studies Diploma” in Portuguese "...