Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas (FCSH)

  • Avenida de Berna, 26-C

    1069-061 Lisboa


Organization profile

Profile Information

Founded in 1977, the Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas (NOVA FCSH - NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities) is distinguished by a teaching philosophy characterized by the diversity and creativity of knowledge and by the freedom of thought. Located near Lisbon city center, it hosts a total of 5 154 students, 2 693 in undergraduate programmes, 1 583 in masters and 878 in PhD programmes. It has 305 professors, almost all holding a PhD degree.

The excellence of research in Social and Human Sciences, one of the missions of NOVA FCSH, is assured by 16 Research Centres and branches of interuniversity centres. There are 13 UI funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and
Technology (FC&T), five of which rated as “Excellent” and seven as “Very Good”.

Currently, the growing academic community at NOVA FCSH has about 1 200 researchers who are integrated and/or associated to a Research Unit, as well as many other co-researchers, students and research grant holders.

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    Research Output

    (In)visibility of good and bad care practices in nursing homes: a vicious circle

    Gil, A. P., 2020, (Accepted/In press) Gender, violence and affect: Interpersonal, institutional and ideological practices. Husso, M. (ed.). Palgrave Macmillan, (Plagrave Studies in Victims and Victimology ).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    A capital approach for assessing local coastal governance

    Celliers, L., Rosendo, S., Costa, M. M., Ojwang, L., Carmona, M. & Obura, D., 1 Jan 2020, In : Ocean and Coastal Management. 183, 104996.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    Open Access
  • Prizes

  • Activities

    V Internacional Conference Strikes & Social Conflicts

    Raquel Varela (Organiser)
    20 Jun 202121 Jun 2021

    Activity: Other

    European Early Childhood Education Research journal (Journal)

    Sandie Mourão (Editor), Gunhild Tomter Alstad (Editor)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

    Picturebooks and play for meaningful early English experiences

    Sandie Mourão (Invited speaker)
    12 Feb 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    Press / Media


    Alix Didier Sarrouy


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Research