Integrated in the Program in Textual Criticism, this doctorate offers each doctoral student the possibility of building a completely personalized path according to each research project, proposing a comprehensive training in the knowledge of the processes of production and transmission of texts. fosters a close relationship with areas such as language sciences, literature, history, cultural studies and philosophy, enabling editorial work with texts from any period.
The PhD is organized in six semesters (180 ECTS). It begins with the attendance of a two-semester doctoral course (60 ECTS), consisting of two compulsory and three optional seminars. This is followed by four semesters of autonomous research and writing of the doctoral thesis, under the supervision of one or more professors (60 ECTS), and two orientation seminars are also foreseen. Doctoral students may be exempted from all or part of the seminars, replacing them with participation in research projects and/or by carrying out supervised work plans.
Taught by a specialized and internationally recognized faculty, it allows a close relationship with the research developed in a particular way by one of the centers of the Faculty of Arts and humanities: the Center for Linguistics of the University of Lisbon (CLUL).