Lecturers from prestigious universities in Norway, Portugal, Sweden, United Kingdom, and USA. The Master degree in Sociology at ISCTE-IUL was the first one created in this scientific area in Portugal.
This Master in Sociology has been designed to prepare international highly qualified researchers, professionals, experts, managers, technicians, professors and candidates to doctoral programmes.
The city of Lisbon welcomes you to study in this International Master in Sociology, and share its enriching university life, friendly people, ravishing culture and splendid weather.
Lecturing is provided in English language and it is focused on structures and institutions of contemporary societies, its processes and agents of change, current social problems and existing forms of individual and collective action.
It’s addressed to graduates in Sociology and other areas that are interested in obtaining a specialized sociological training.
As a student you will share a vibrant worldwide academic environment in the centre of Lisbon, benefiting from learning with highly reputed transnational sociologists.
Students will be hosted at a well established Department of Sociology, and invited to take part of research projects at one of the most prestigious research centres, the Centre for Research and Studies in Sociology (CIES-IUL) and of International Conferences organized in collaboration with the Doctoral Programme in Sociology.
Previous talks by Anthony Giddens, Bernard Lahire, Catherine Wihtol de Wenden, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, François Héran, Hans Joas, Jean-Michel Berthelot, Jeffrey C. Alexander, John Scott, Jonathan H. Turner, Jürgen Habermas, Margaret Archer, Nicos Mouzelis, Philippe C. Schmitter, Randall Collins, Thomas Brante, and Tom R. Burns.
• Ann Nilsen (University of Bergen)
• António Firmino da Costa (ISCTE-IUL)
• Berth Danermark (Örebro University)
• Craig Calhoun (Arizona State University)
• Danny Dorling (University of Oxford)
• Dave Elder-Vass (Loughborough University)
• José Luís Casanova (ISCTE-IUL)
• Luís Capucha (ISCTE-IUL)
• Maria das Dores Guerreiro (ISCTE-IUL)
• Patrícia Ávila (ISCTE-IUL)
• Peter Brandon (University at Albany)
• Renato do Carmo (ISCTE-IUL)
• Richard Lachmann (University at Albany)
• Rui Pena Pires (ISCTE-IUL)
• Contemporary Social Inequality
• Institutions in Contemporary Society
• Sociology of Modernity
• Contemporary Debates in Sociological Theory
• Sociology and Epistemology
• Research Design
• Family and Work
• Foundations of Social Policy
• One compulsory course on Research Methods
• Three elective courses
phases opening is conditioned by the vacancies
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START DATE: 23 September 2019
Nationals of a European Union country
First year: 1100 euros
Second year: 1000 euros
Nationals from a non-European Union country
First year: 3000 euros
Second year: 1600 euros