Publication date: 15-07-2014 15:33
The Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences of the University of Coimbra, pursuing its mission as a Center of Science creation, is already an unavoidable reference in the context of Higher Education in Portugal and abroad. To produce excellent scientific knowledge and to promote high quality education are values that reflect the strategic objectives of the institution, ensuring the high attractiveness index demonstrated year after year. The quality of the research and education was recently confirmed by the Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education (A3ES). Actually all the courses of the FPES are accredited by the Agency and new Study Cycles have been created and proposed: the Master in Social Work (accredited) and the Interuniversity PHD Programme in Social Work (proposed in association with the Portuguese Catholic University). To support the research excellence, the Faculty has invested both in strengthening its teachers qualification and internationalization, in the consolidation of its Research and Development Units and in the creation of Laboratories.