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Learning Opportunity: Information and Documentation Science - Universidade de Évora, Escola de Ciências Sociais

Information and Documentation Science - Universidade de Évora, Escola de Ciências Sociais

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The University of Évora is a public institution of higher education whose origins date back to 1559. After being closed in the 18th century, the university reopens in 1979. At the present time, it is organized in departments which are grouped in schools related to specific scientific domains, such as:

  • Arts;
  • Social Sciences;
  • Technology Sciences;
  • Health.
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6 semesters, 3 years

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Have successfully completed secondary school or have an equivalent qualification

Have completed one of the following university entrance exams (central exams prepared by the Ministry of Education and Science): History; or  Portuguese Language; or Geography

Admission Procedure: 

Applications are done through the national admission contest (concurso nacional de acesso) organized by the Directorate General of Higher Education (DGES), or through special higher education contests. For more informations please check DGES website (in portuguese).


The Social Services award scholarships to students who are financially challenged. Fresher students should apply for scholarships within 30 days after the first day of registration. For the remaining students, the application deadline is annually set by the Academic Services.

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Besides the university services, students may also contact other institutions which award scholarships such as several government services and some foundations (e.g. Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Eugenio de Almeida Foundation, among others).

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1037,20 €/academic year


180 ECTS

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Universidade de Évora
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Qualification Awarded:
Bachelor in Information and Documentation Science
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The Degree in Information and Documentation Science is designed to prepare students for a variety of careers in the information industry, including libraries, documentation centres, current, intermediate and historical archives, as well as providing them with the skills and knowledge to deal with issues concerning the Post-Custodial theory of archives.This Programme results in a capacity to act as a ‘generalist’ in Documentation and Information Science and helps meet the growing demand for more skilled professionals.

Professional CareersGraduates can find positions in public, academic and school libraries / documentation centres; archives, information units in public and private companies; media companies; resource centres.

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Universidade de Évora

Escola de Ciências Sociais
Colégio do Espírito Santo
Largo dos Colegiais, 2
Apartado 94
7002-554 Évora - Portugal

Tel.: +351 266 740 800

E-Mail: geral@ecs.uevora.pt

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The university’s Social Services provide 528 beds in 7 halls of residence  all over the city within easy and fast access to the university buildings. At present, the farthest residence is about 30 minutes away on foot.

Request for accommodation in halls of residence should be submitted to the Social Services.

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 - Accomodation;

 - Cost of living;

 - Sports Facilities.

For more information contact the International Relations and Mobility Office.

E-Mail: dmri@uevora.pt