Centro de Investigação e Desenvolvimento sobre Direito e Sociedade (CEDIS)

  • Campus de Campolide

    1099-032 Lisboa


Organization profile

Profile Information

CEDIS – Law & Society Research Center – is the research center of NOVA Law Faculty, funded by our national Science and Technology Foundation (FCT). Since its creation in 2004, CEDIS has aimed at building a new paradigm for a scientific research on Law, seen in its manifold relations with the wider domain of social sciences and humanities. Currently our research covers various areas of Law as well as History, Anthropology, Sociology, Economics, International Relations, Political Science as well as other kindred areas, with a strong focus on Law in all of the Portuguese Speaking Countries.
In its last evaluation by our FCT, CEDIS was rated as Very Good, and was had the best results better than those of all other Law university research centers in Portugal.
Since september 2016, the Board Director of our Center is Professor Armando Marques Guedes. 

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Portugal Social Sciences
constitutionalism Social Sciences
Law Social Sciences
court of justice Social Sciences
constitution Social Sciences
human rights Social Sciences
EU Social Sciences
linguistics Social Sciences

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Research Output 2001 2019

Atas do I Curso sobre o Combate à Corrupção na Contratação Pública

Pereira Coutinho, F. & Santos, R., May 2019, CEDIS. 484 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Open Access

Direito da Moda

Pereira Coutinho, F. & Abreu, L., Feb 2019, 1st ed. Lisboa: CEDIS. 291 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook


Co-Chair of the Criminal justice network

Nuno Camarinhas (Recipient), 6 Apr 2018

Prize: Election to learned society

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Seal of Excellence

Nuno Camarinhas (Recipient), 6 Mar 2018

Prize: National/international honour

Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Nuno Camarinhas (Recipient), 1 Jan 2008

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Activities 1998 2019


Francisco Pereira Coutinho (Peer reviewer)
Mar 2019 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

Revista Portuguesa de Ciência Política (Journal)

Francisco Pereira Coutinho (Peer reviewer)
Mar 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

Press / Media

A Violência de Género no Direito Português

Teresa Pizarro Beleza


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research