The PhD in Linguistics forms for research on the Portuguese language, in its dialectal, historical and national varieties, taking it as a single focus, or in a comparative, theoretical or translinguistic perspective. Its flexible curriculum structure includes individualized study plans, adapted to the objectives of the research projects and specific training needs. This course is organized into eight semesters (240 ECTS). It begins with the attendance of a doctoral course (120 ECTS), consisting of eight semesters, which culminate in the presentation and public discussion of a thesis project. Doctoral course seminars can be held at the Faculty of Arts and humanities or at another national or foreign university, and can also be replaced by participation in research projects or by carrying out a supervised work plan. and writing of the doctoral thesis, under the supervision of one or more professors (120 ECTS).
Taught by a diverse, specialized and internationally recognized faculty, it fosters a close relationship with the research developed at the Center for Linguistics of the University of Lisbon (CLUL).