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Hugo Miguel Carvalho, João Santos and Marco Lamas
Graduates and Bachelors who intend to acquire or deepen knowledge in the area. Employees of public bodies, political managers, public relations, political leaders, NGOs, diplomatic agents, councilors, heads of division of local administration, heads of division of local and central administration, employees of local and central administration and all related parties may attend.
One semester

Online Regime

October 2021 to march 2022

Fridays from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm and Saturdays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.
Course Evaluation
The basic evaluation regime in force is that of continuous evaluation, based on participation, intervention and group work and individuals carried out in class and in autonomous work, including the realization and presentation of final work with tutorial guidance.
Each module will define its specific evaluation regime.
Course Methodology
  • Theoretical-practical classes of the Teachers
  • Availability of materials on the Moodle computer platform and Teams
  • Individual and group work
  • Case studies
  • Final work and orientation tutorial
Interactive teaching-learning pedagogies are also used, focusing on students and their professional experiences; for this purpose, individual and group practical works are implemented, simulations are carried out and various activities are carried out. There is a resource of methodologies such as learning-by-doing and experiential learning, ensuring that all the knowledge built is applied in practice in the daily life of the political world.
Conditions of Participation
  • Application fee - € 95.00
  • Enrollment / registration fee - € 105.00
  • Tuition fee - € 1.700.00
Payment Methods
    • Prompt payment - € 1615.00 *
    • Monthly fee for 6 months
      • 1st installment - € 400.00
      • 2nd installment - € 350.00
      • 3rd installment - € 290.00
      • Remaining installments - € 220.00
  • - Must be paid by the 15th of each month of the course.
  • * Not returnable in case of withdrawal by the student
  • ISVOUGA graduates: 5% reduction in tuition fees
  • City Council employees: 5% reduction in tuition fees
Curricular Plan
Module Teacher Hours ECTS
The New Political Leadership for the 21st Century Hugo Carvalho 12 2
Change and Local Development Trends João Abreu 12 2
Political Strategy in the Age of Digital and Social Disruption João Carlos Santos 12 2
Neuropolytic and Moral Psychology - The Bases of Political Choice Hugo Carvalho 12 2
Policy making and Citizenship Jorge Castro 12 3
Circularity, Impact Investment and Sustainability Marco Lamas 12 3
Smart Cities Regional and Urban Planning in the 21st Century Paulo Moreira 12 3
E-Government New Generation of Public Services Raquel Faria/Jorge Remondes 12 3
The Future of Labor Relations in the Public Sector Maria Nascimento Cunha 12 3
Green Public Procurement Sustainability and the New Forms of Public Procurement António Vieira 12 3
Municipal Management Project XXI Hugo Carvalho, João Carlos Santos, Jorge Remondes e Marco Lamas 16 4
Total hours / ECTS   136 30
José Neves Foundation grant

Course eligible for application to the José Neves Foundation grant. See the Regulation here.