Aptitude Exam to perform the functions of scientific coordination
1. What are these exams like?
The Aptitude Exams to perform the functions of scientific coordination are provided for in Section II of the Statute of the Scientific Research Career, published by Decree Law no. 124/99 of 20th April, amended by Law no. 157/99 of 14 September.
Institutions whose Staff Board includes the categories of research may award,
by means of a public defence, the tittle of Qualified to
perform Scientific Coordination function.|
2. At whom are these exams aimed?
The public defences are aimed to ascertain the merit of the scientific work of the applicant and his/her ability to coordinate scientific research programmes and post-graduation training.
Applicants to the qualifying public defences may be:
- The research staff members with a definitive contract of employment who are authors of merit scientific or technological works;
- Any individual that holds a PhD Degree and is author of merit scientific or technological works accomplished after obtaining the PhD degree.
3. How to request admission to this exam at the UC ?
In order to request admission to the qualifying public defence for scientific coordinator:
- Fill in the Form available HERE.
- Send the request by means of the online form Formulário Académicos, in the field “Categories” select: Other Degree/Tittle Holder”.
- You may also deliver your request In-Person at the Academic Assistance Centre available in the UC Student Hub. Nevertheless, it is recommended to schedule your appointment previously by selecting the Queue/Ticket B - PhD Students and Tenure.
According to the Table of Fees and Other Charges of the UC, this request entails the undermentioned fee:
|4.1 Tenure exam (prova de agregação)
or aptitude exam to perform the functions of scientific coordination for career
Professors and researchers of the UC||€50,00|
|4.2 Tenure exam (prova de agregação) or aptitude exam to perform the functions of scientific coordination for other applicants||€2.500,00|
Decree-Law no. 124/99 of 20th April
Law no. 157/99 of 14th September