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Faculty of Human Sciences - Universidade Catolica Portuguesa

Palma de Cima Lisbon,
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Welcome to the Faculty of Human Sciences at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Founded in 1972, we stand out as an international school that annually attracts students from all over the world to Lisbon to improve their knowledge and develop their skills in different fields of study, especially in Communication, Culture Studies and Psychology.

With a clear international outlook, the School has built a solid reputation for both its cutting-edge research and its vibrant teaching. Besides attracting faculty members from many different countries, the research produced at our School is widely acknowledged across the national and international scientific communities while many of our teaching programs feature among the very best in the world according to prestigious international rankings.

Such is the case of the MA in Culture Studies that ranks #4 in the world in “Cultural Management/Creative Industries Management” according to Eduniversal. Our MA in Communication Studies also ranks among the Top 12 European master programs in “Corporate Communications” and ranks #19 in the “Marketing” category with an employment rate of 99%.

We are fully committed to the continued development of our learning and research environments. In addition to enjoying access to world-class teaching, students can also take advantage of a variety of international partnerships established with universities in Asia, North and South America and Europe.

Because we believe in providing our graduate students with the best job opportunities, we are also proud of our network of national and international companies and organizations running internship opportunities for our graduates.

Our academic community is already looking forward to welcoming you in Lisbon, one of Europe´s leading cities benefiting from both its cultural life and its coastal location and even considered by CNN as one of the best places to visit in 2018.

Why Católica-Human Sciences?

    #4 Worldwide MA Culture Studies (Cultural Management/Creative Industries Management)
    Top 12 in Europe – MA in Communication Studies (Corporate Communication)
    #19 in Europe - MA in Communication Studies (Marketing)
    98% Employment Rate
    200 National and International Internship Programs
    91 Nationalities on campus
    30% International Faculty Members
    25% International Students

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