This Master prepares students with advanced academic training for professional careers that demand them to apply contemporary sociological knowledge.

It aims to train students to analyze specific issues pertaining to contemporary societies.

The Master will provide the students with advanced theoretical, methodological and analytical tools and skills with which to examine, explore, advance, and apply sociological knowledge to a large range of sociological questions.

Operating Mode

Classes are held in person on Thursdays and Fridays from 18.30 to 22.00 and on Saturdays from 09.30 to 13.00.

Tuition and Fees 2024/2025

National Students: 

first year curriculum: 2000€

other curricular year: 500€

International Students*:  

first year curriculum: 2250€

other curricular year: 1750€

Application Fee: 50 Euros **

Registration Fee and School Insurance: 175 Euros

Note: The  tuition of this course can be paid in 10 installments, being the first at the time of registration and the remaining in the months of October, November, December, January, February, March, April, May and June.

* in accordance with Decree-Law No. 36/2014, changed by Decree-Law No.62/2018, of 6th August, international students are nationals of a country which is not a Member State of the European Union and are not a legally resident in Portugal for more than 2 uninterrupted years by 1st of January of the enrolment year

** - The application fee must be paid within a maximum of 2 days

Merit Scholarships

For the upcoming academic year, Merit Scholarships will be made available by the Faculty for the most outstanding candidates enrolling in the program. Merit Scholarships will only cover the program tuition fee. All conditions for awarding Merit Scholarships are provided in the "Regulation for the Award of Merit Scholarships".

If you wish to apply for the Merit Scholarship (complet program), apart from the online application to the course, it is necessary to complete this application form and send it to femest@ualg.pt, together with the documents indicated in the form.

The applications for Master's courses are made through the Application Portal, available in the "Admissions" tab