Tenure is granted by universities after a successful assessment of the applicant in a public examination known as Tenure Exam. Under the Decree-Law no. 74/2006, from 24th March, republished by Decree-Law no. 115/2013, from 7th August, Tenure may be granted in any branch of knowledge or specialty in which the university may confer a PhD degree. In accordance with no. 1 and 2 of article 7 in the Decree-Law no. 239/2007, from 19th June, the applicant must proceed according to article 8 in the same Law to formalise his/her request for admission to the tenure exam.
[1.] The requester solicits the Academic Management Services to create the collection in the platform Provas Académicas (Digital Repository for the Scientific Production of the University of Coimbra) so that he/she is able to accomplish the submission of the documents by means of the form Academicos@uc.pt, available at www.uc.pt/academicos/e-mail:
In the "Message" of the request, the branch of knowledge or the specialty, for which the Tenure exam is requested, must be mentioned so that the message may be handled more easily and quicker.
The requester must upload to the platform Provas Académicas the following documents within 10 consecutive days, after the notification: SGA
[3.] After uploading the documents to the platform Provas Académicas, the requester solicits admission to the Tenure exam by means of the form Im0904 - Request form for admission to exams for tenure at UC, directed to the Rector of the University of Coimbra. The form must be delivered in person to the Academic Centre of the Academic Management Services, in Polo 1 (Colégio de Santa Rita - Palácio dos Grilos), or sent by regular mail, attaching the following documents: