This course promotes the development of original research related to Greco-Roman antiquity and the appropriation and reinterpretation that was made of it later, in order to significantly contribute to technological, social or cultural progress, and to the construction of solutions more informed about how to face today's challenges. The production of new knowledge, the conceptualization of complex issues and innovative solutions, the ability to work in a rigorous and demanding environment are some of the fundamental skills developed by the course.
Taught by a specialized and internationally recognized faculty, it offers doctoral students a close relationship with the research developed at the Center for Classical Studies of the University of Lisbon.
The PhD in Classical Studies is organized in eight semesters (240 ECTS). It begins with the attendance of a doctoral course (60 ECTS), consisting of two semesters of seminars to deepen scientific training in Classical Studies. This is followed by six semesters of autonomous research and writing of the doctoral thesis, under the supervision of one or more professors (180 ECTS).