Idea of Europe, concentrated on the correlation between Polis/Cosmopolis, understood in a wide sense. At present the Unit has in total 131 scholars: 52 PhD Integrated Researchers (Universidades - Coimbra 30 ; Catholic.1; Oporto 5; Évora 1; Algarve 2; Madeira 2; Covilhã2; Lisboa3; Minho1; ISLA 1, Monographic Museum Conimbriga 1, other schools 3), 68 Collaborator Researchers: 22 w. PhD ( Univ. Coimbra; Lisbon; Oporto; Valencia; Granada; Salamanca; Oxford; Viena; Tours; Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Federal Rio de Janeiro, Brasília), PhD/Master Students or Graduates. The Unit has increased its multidisciplinary nature, in accordance to the Project. The corresponding area of the Researchers' expertise is Classics and Humanism, Modern Literature, Philosophy, Archaeology, Musicology, History, Theology, Maths, Laws, Jornalism and Communication, Linguistics , Medicine and Psychology.