Degrees and related information
This section contains information regarding the
doctorate degree and the academic title of tenure and their respective exams as
well as procedures for equivalency and recognition of foreign diplomas.
— academic title attesting the
professional, scientific and pedagogical academic credentials of its
holder, in a subject area or specialty, as well as the research
capabilities and aptitude for directing and carrying out independent
— academic title of doctorate degree.
of a foreign degree under the terms of executive order no. 283/83 of 21
June — process by which foreign academic degree
are compared to a Portuguese degree in terms of level, duration and
of foreign diplomas under terms of executive order 283/83 of 21 June
provides for the recognition of a foreign degree when, in Portuguese
Higher Education system, a degree at the same level is not offered.
of foreign higher education degrees (executive order no. 341/2007 of 12
October) — the process by which a foreign higher
education degree at the level and with identical aspects and objectives as
the degrees of bachelor, master or doctorate.
- Doctoral robes - clothing
that candidates must wear when sitting for doctoral or tenure exams. It
includes black pants or skirt, white shirt, coat, long black cape and
black shoes. The committee members should wear the academic robes of the
institution that granted their degree.