University Institute of Lisbon

The School of Social Sciences and Humanities (ECSH) at University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL – Lisbon / Portugal) aims at promoting the excellence of scientific research, as well as the advanced training of competent professionals with critical thinking and strong social involvement. Our School offers a unique multidisciplinary environment for studying the most important issues currently facing the Portuguese society. Comprising scholars and researchers from the fields of Anthropology, Law, Political Economy, Development Studies and Psychology, the School of Social Sciences and Humanities was established as an important arena of openness and interdisciplinary debate, of education and of knowledge output. The Department of Political Economy includes twenty four members. These members develop their activity in the following areas: political economy, development studies and law.

Contact: Maria Ferreiro, assistant professor in the Department of Political Economy