Universities and schools

The first universitary degree in Communication Sciences in Portugal began at the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences of the New University of Lisbon in 1979. Presently, there is a wide number and diversity of courses in communication and journalism at the level of higher education, both in public and private institutions, among which:

  • Graduation and master’s degree in Journalism - Escola Superior de Comunicação Social, Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa
  • Graduation in Communication and Journalism and in Communications Science and Culture - Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias
  • Graduation in Communication Sciences - Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Políticas, Universidade de Lisboa
  • Graduation in Communication Sciences - Universidade do Minho
  • Graduation in Communication Sciences + Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations - Universidade Europeia
  • Graduation in Communication Sciences: Journalism, Advisory, Multimedia; master’s degree in Communication Sciences - Universidade do Porto
  • Graduation in Communication Sciences; master’s degree in Journalism - Universidade da Beira Interior
  • Graduation in Communication Sciences; master’s degree in Journalism; post-graduation in Multi Platform Journalism - Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
  • Graduation in Journalism and Communication; master’s degree in Journalism, Communication and Culture – Instituto Politécnico de Portalegre
  • Graduation in Journalism; master’s degree in Communication and Journalism - Universidade de Coimbra
  • Master’s degree in Communication – Applied Studies in Journalism - Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa
  • Master’s degree in Communication - Media and Journalism - Universidade Católica Portuguesa
  • Master’s degree in Communication, Culture and Information Technologies - Instituto Superior de Ciências do Trabalho e da Empresa-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa

  These universities (spread throughout several cities in the country) host research and investigative centres in media and communication studies. The one national institution to congregate professors, investigators and professionals is the Associação Portuguesa de Ciências da Comunicação (Portuguese Association of Communication Studies - SOPCOM).