Since the founding of the University, ICS actively participated in the launch of bachelor courses, undergraduate and master's degree in the fields of History, Archaeology, Sociology, Communication Sciences, Anthropology and Geography. It currently has a student population of about 800 students spread over five degrees - Archaeology; Computer Science; Geography and Planning; History and Sociology. It also has under its responsibility 644 students graduate, 415 Masters and 229 PhD.
The Institute is organized into Departments and Research Centers, integrating the Departments of Communication Science, History, Geography and Sociology. Research and other specialized services within the social sciences developed in under three research units: Study Center of Communication and Society (CECS); Centre for Research in Social Sciences (CICS) and Transdisciplinary Research Centre Culture, Space and Memory (CITCEM).
Present in both campuses of the University of Minho, the Institute works in the Campus of Gualtar, in Braga, which is based on the Presidency and the Departments of Communication Science, History and Sociology, as well as the corresponding educational projects and research units. On Campus Azurém does the Department of Geography.
This school offers programs in:
- Portuguese (Portugal)