Tenure is granted by universities upon
successful completion by a candidate of a public evaluation known as Tenure
Exam. Under the terms of Executive Order no. 74/2006 of 24 March and
republished as Executive Order no. 115/2013 of 7 August, tenure may be granted
in any area which the university confers doctorate degrees.
nos. 1 and 2 of article 7 of Executive Order no. 239/2007 of 19 June, the
process should follow the guidelines stipulated in article 8. The
candidate formalizes the application by submitting the request form, found
on the forms page (in portuguese),
addressing it to the University Rector.
the area or specialty desired.
The candidate submits an admission to tenure or
supervisor qualification exam request form (Im0904), to the SGA Assistance
Office on Campus 1 or via mail, and addressed to the Rector.
of valid ID (Portuguese ID Card or Citizen Card, if a Portuguese citizen;
passport or other for all others).
of fees paid
of PhD or other (except for UC professors)
copies (1 digital/ 1 printed) of Curriculum Vitae (CV), Report, Summary of
Class or Lesson;
copy (printed or digital) of all work referenced in CV and considered by
the candidate as most relevant.
for access to the submitted work in the "General Study" - Digital Repository for Scientific
Output of the University of Coimbra (Im0516).
Important notes about digital format (CD/DVD):
digital format should be: Enclosed in a hard plastic case or cardboard.
CD/DVD, as well as the case, should be properly identified with:
Title; Author; Name of higher education
institution; Year and Type of work (Curriculum Vitae, Report and Summary of
the Class or Lesson).
digital copy should never be attached to the printed copy of the thesis.
A candidate sits for a tenure exam in the area
of specialty associated with a UC doctorate program, following the Bologna
model, which can be viewed at the following page: