University of Minho - Institute of Arts and Human Sciences

Introduction

The Institute of Arts and Human Sciences (Instituto de Letras e Ciências Humanas) is a permanent organic unit of the University of Minho homologous to the Faculty of Arts which aims to guarantee research, teaching and other specialized services within the domain of the Arts and Human Sciences. This Institute, along with other university structures, is in compliance with the goals defined in their Statutes.

The Institute of Arts and Human Sciences establishes permanent contacts and exchanges with both European and non-European universities using protocols designed for this same effect thereby accompanying and participating actively in university life on an international level.

The pursuit of the goals defined by the institute is guaranteed by organs that aim to direct, develop, and manage their activities in cultural, scientific, pedagogic, service, administrative, and financial dimensions.

Organs

  • Council of the Institute
  • Presidency
  • Scientific Council
  • Pedagogic Council
  • Advisory Council

President

Doutora Maria Eduarda Bicudo Azeredo Keating

Professora Catedrática

Vice-Presidents:

Doutor Doutor Álvaro Iriarte Sanromán

Professor Associado

Doutora Doutora Margarida Isabel Esteves Silva Pereira

Professora Auxiliar

Doutor Doutor Orlando Alfred Arnold Grossegesse

Professor Associado

This school offers programs in:
  • Portuguese (Portugal)

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Programs

This school also offers:

Bachelor

Bachelor in Applied Languages

Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2017 Portugal Braga

This course provides the technical and scientific capacity to access the courses of the second cycle (Master) [+]

Academic degree: Bachelor (Bologna 1st cycle degree) ECTS: 180 Duration: 6 curricular semesters Regime: Normal Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Translation and Documentation, Languages BACHELOR | 3 YEARS It is the aim of this bachelor degree to train in Mother Tongue and Foreign Languages, from the perspective of its application to areas of social, economic, scientific and technical, combined with translation and documentation skills and the capacity to use information and communication technologies. The degree in Applied Languages has extensive knowledge in the areas of linguistics, Translation Studies and Documentation, as well as writing skills and oral use of languages and management and use of IT resources to support the work of languages. [-]

Bachelor in Cultural Studies

Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Portugal Braga

This course provides the technical and scientific capacity to access the courses of the second cycle (Master). [+]

Academic degree: Bachelor (Bologna 1st cycle degree) ECTS: 180 Duration: 3 curricular years Regime: Normal Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Languages and Culture BACHELOR | 3 YEARS POST-LABOUR This bachelor degree aims to train agents and mediators endowed with multiple skills that allow to integrate professional projects in public and private organizations of the socio-cultural sector. The curriculum is characterized by multidisciplinary, valuing various areas of knowledge. The graduate must be proficient in two foreign languages (intercultural communication) and have solid knowledge of both the Lusophone cultural diversity and other cultures’ diversity. The historical and comparative approaches, combined with the study of various aspects of the contemporary civilizational life (science, technology, digital culture), aimed at developing an analytical and critical mind who will to be able to understand the complexity of practices and cultural discourses. [-]

Bachelor in European Languages and Literatures

Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Portugal Braga

In the bilingual variants, the subjects making up Language II (German, French, Spanish) have two distinct paths within each one which differ in the linguistic level to be attained, enabling students to take a more elementary path or a more advanced one (indicated in accordance with the Common European Reference for Languages). [+]

Academic degree: Bachelor (Bologna 1st cycle degree) ECTS: 180 Duration: 3 curricular years Regime: Normal Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Languages and Literatures BACHELOR | 3 YEARS Students who join this bachelor degree will get a solid training in the Humanities (Language, Linguistics, Literature and Culture Language I - major Portuguese / English and Language II -minor English / German / French / Spanish), connected to a more practical and professional component, aiming for the qualification of professionals in the fields of culture, media, the editorial supervision, cultural industries and content creation, translation and preservation of heritage. The English monolingual variant aims to provide a solid background in English Studies. In articulation with 2nd cycle courses, it qualifies students for teaching in primary and secondary teaching. - Major English -minor German / Spanish / French - Major Portuguese - minor German / Spanish / French -English Monolingual Careers This degree course prepares students for career opportunities in multilingual and multicultural contexts in industry, cultural institutions and bodies, media and publishing industry and translation. Graduates of the Variants English Major and Portuguese Major are eligible to apply to 2nd cycle Education degrees. [-]

Bachelor in Music - Post Labor

Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Portugal Braga

The university's Music undergraduate course is strongly specialized three areas, namely, Musicology, Music Performance, and Choral Conducting. [+]

Academic degree: Bachelor (Bologna 1st cycle degree) ECTS: 180 Duration: 3 curricular years Regime: After Working Hours Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Music BACHELOR | 3 YEAR POST-LABOR The Bachelor degree in Music provides a highly specialized training in: Instrument, Musicology, and Coral Direction. Mobility and academic exchange in a training framework provided by the institutions of the European University and Higher Education Network are stimulated. In a culture of competitiveness and employability, internationalization and root in community are paradigms of this educational project with an international faculty and a strong performative and investigative component of University nature oriented to the exercise of musical professions and access to the 2nd professional cycle in the education field. - Prerequisites Careers 1. Musicology: Musical investigation, Edition of Music, Music Criticism, Music management, and access to postgraduate teaching degree. 2. Performance: Music performance professions and access to postgraduate teaching degree 3. Coral Conducting: Music Performance professions on the realm of Coral Conducting, and access to postgraduate teaching degree. [-]

Bachelor in Oriental Languages and Cultures

Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2017 Portugal Braga

Under graduation course with the emphasis in the teaching of languages (spoken and written) and a strong orientation to the business world and the labor market. [+]

Academic degree: Bachelor (Bologna 1st cycle degree) ECTS: 180 Duration: 6 curricular semesters Regime: Normal Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Chinese Language BACHELOR | 3 YEARS Course with the core teaching of Chinese major language and Japanese minor language, both spoken and written, preparing students for a solid foundation of Chinese language, with knowledge of the cultural and socio-economic realities of China. The Chinese language teaching uses the criteria of the examination of Chinese HSK. After three years of study, students are strongly advised to further their Chinese language studies in a Master's degree. There is also the possibility of holding Japanese language studies on a mobility programme, in Japan for a semester. Professional opportunities are related to the areas of translation, education, business and tourist activity. Careers Career opportunities in the areas of translation and interpretation, journalistic and editorial activity, economic diplomacy, marketing, tourism, services and consulting, and teaching activities that require competence in terms of the languages and cultures in question. [-]

Bachelor in Philosophy

Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2017 Portugal Braga

This degree will enable students to achieve an in-depth overview on the main themes and problems related to Philosophy. [+]

Academic degree: Bachelor (Bologna 1st cycle degree) ECTS: 180 Duration: 6 curricular semesters Regime: Normal Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga BACHELOR | 3 YEARS This course enables students to deepen the main themes and problems of philosophy. The Bachelor degree in Philosophy from the University of Minho is particularly recommended to those looking for a solid cultural education and the development of critical thinking and expression skills. Thus, the profiled student for this degree includes those who have now finished their secondary education, but also those who have already had professional experience and seek for an additional qualification in a labour market where more than specialization, it is needed the ability to adapt and flexibility. Careers Publishing activity; Archives, libraries and documentation centers; Administrative career in public and private institutions; Ethics committees at state and private institutions; Media; Public relations; Cultural diagnosis and political commentary; Diplomacy; Public and private education; Scientific research; Cultural industries; Business world. [-]

Bachelor in Portuguese and Lusophone Studies

Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2017 Portugal Braga

This course provides the technical and scientific capacity to access the courses of the second cycle (Master). [+]

Academic degree: Bachelor (Bologna 1st cycle degree) ECTS: 180 Duration: 6 curricular semesters Regime: Normal Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Portuguese and Lusophone Literature BACHELOR | 3 YEARS The Bachelor degree in Portuguese and Lusophone Studies provides a general and interdisciplinary training through the study of the Portuguese language in its European variant and non-European as well as the cultures and Portuguese, Brazilian and Portuguese-speaking African literatures, along with a solid background in field of classical studies. Having as preferred horizon employability areas of culture and education, this course enables its graduates to teach and to act appropriately in contexts permeated by new media and new behaviours and culture languages. [-]

Bachelor in Theatre

Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2017 Portugal Braga

This course, which is unique in the national context, aims to address this situation throught a combination of theoretical and practical study which educates practitioners and technicians to reflect on their practice in the light of theatrical tendencies and critical movements and educate dramaturgs and critics to be conscious of the practical constraints and opportunities of theatre work. [+]

Academic degree: Bachelor (Bologna 1st cycle degree) ECTS: 180 Duration: 6 curricular semesters Regime: Normal Place: Azurém Campus, Guimarães Main Scientific area: Theatre Pratice BACHELOR | 3 YEARS This cycle of studies, with and unique profile in the country, offers a quality artistic training to students who intend to pursue professional careers in the theatre as actors, directors, set designers, playwrights, critics and teachers. In the light of an interdisciplinary and intercultural approach, the course offers a variety of performing and academic experiences which prepare students for the professional world and where students work with entertainers in the preparation of performative exercises publicly presented to the local and regional community. Careers The Degree in Theatre of the University of Minho received its first students? in 2012 and offers a great variety of quality artistic training to students who wish to pursue careers as actors, directors, theatre designers, playwrights and critics. With this degree, they can also choose to become teachers, actors directors, stage assistants, programmers and theatrical producers. [-]

Contact
Location address
Campus de Gualtar
4710-057 Braga

Braga, PT