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Becoming a Member

If you are a professor or a researcher in our scientific area, become a member or associate member. Send us your up-to-date CV to socios@apcp.pt

All our members are registered here (link to the member list) and at the annual directory of members. They receive regularly informations, relevant contents and are granted several discounts, such as to the fees for the bi-annual congress, to the activities promoted by the different sections and to some subscriptions of Portuguese journals.

Political Science

Secondary Education

In the high school curricula there is, since 2006, the Program of Political Science, taught on the 12th grade.

Bachelor Degrees

16 Portuguese Universities offer Bachelor degrees in Political Science or in similar fields. See the complete list here.

Post graduate and Master Degrees

In 15 Portuguese Universities it is possible to pursue post-graduate studies in Political Science or in related fields. See the complete list here.


There are currently 25 degrees in Political Science or in related fields distributed by 12 Portuguese Universities. See the full list here.


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STATUTES AND INFORMATION The Portuguese Political Science Association Prize is meant to stimulate creativity and thoroughness in Political Science and International Relations research. The Prize will be given to the best PhD thesis in these areas.


70th anniversary celebration IPSA

APCP President and Vice-President, Professors Carlos Jalali and Madalena Resende, participated in the 70th anniversary celebration IPSA

Universidade do Minho

Call for Panels Open for the 2020 IPSA World Congress in Lisbon

Dear colleague, The International Political Science Association (IPSA) will hold its 26th World Congress in Lisbon (Portugal) under the theme “New Nationalisms in an Open World” from July 25 to 29, 2020. We, therefore, invite you to share your research on issues to which political science can bring important insights.