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Doctorates - List of Courses

Doctoral Degree in Language Sciences

In the Doctorate in Language Sciences offered by FLUP, the student will develop the ability for autonomous research, systematisation and elaboration of fundamental/theoretical research work in the following four branches: Linguistics, Human Language Technology, Translation and Language Teaching. The course is composed of a curricular component, followed by two years dedicated to the elaboration of a doctoral thesis. The Centre for Linguistics of the University of Porto is the research unit associated with the course.

Job Opportunities

Research in theoretical, descriptive and applied linguistics; Preparation and certification of quality learning materials in the language teaching field; Collaboration in activities with other fields: linguistics and engineering (corpus construction; speech technologies; etc.), linguistics and health sciences (clinical linguistics; speech therapy; etc.); linguistics and law (forensic reports based on linguistic evidence), specialised activities in fields such as translation/interpretation and language teaching.



Registration n.ºR/A-Cr 32/2014/AL01 in Nov. 13, 2020


Date of publication of the accreditation decision: Sept. 21, 2022

Validity of accreditation: 6 years

Information from A3ES
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Faculty of Arts
Type of Course
Doctoral Degree
6 Semesters / 180.0 ECTS
Annual Tuition Fee (Full Tuition Fee)
National: 2750.00€
International: 6000.00€
CPLP International: 3300.00€