The doctoral programme is primarily aimed at those who intend to develop advanced research in Distance Education and eLearning, thus contributing to the deepening of knowledge in the area and addressing answers to the new needs of digital transformation, virtualisation and hybridisation of educational processes. Its potential recipients are professionals linked to both primary and secondary schools, higher education institutions, researchers, professional schools, publishers, content producers and municipalities, among others.
The objectives of the doctoral programme are the following:
António Manuel Quintas Mendes
Maria João da Silva Ferreira Gomes
The conditions of access to the Doctoral Programme in Distance Education and eLearning are the following:
In addition to the access conditions mentioned above, the following are fundamental prerequisites for admission to the Doctoral Programme
For further information please consult: https://portal.uab.pt/candidaturas-3ciclo
The study cycle was accredited by the Assessment and Accreditation Agency for Higher Education (A3ES), through a decision of its Board of Directors, published on 08 April 2021, NCE/20/2001028
Registered at DGES R/A-Cr 119/2021/AL01
Secretariat (2022-2025 edition)
Maria Virgínia Couceiro
The PhD in Distance Education and eLearning is the result of a partnership between Universidade Aberta and Universidade do Minho, providing a diploma and a doctoral letter signed by both rectors of the partner universities.