Faculties

Our faculties, schools and institutes are spread throughout the country in the cities of Braga, Lisboa, Porto and Viseu, offering a wide range of programs.

CATÓLICA-LISBON is currently an institution of reference in Portugal, with a reputation for excellence in its various levels of education: Bachelors in Economics, Bachelors in Management, Masters, MBA and Programs for Executives.

 

Católica Medical School is the most recent academic unit of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa, created in 2018. It will contribute to the innovation of medicine in Portugal, through three basic pillars: teaching, research and clinical. Católica Medical School aims to train professionals of excellence, with a high ethical sense and social responsibility, capable of contributing to the continuous improvement of health care, inspired by the mission of working for the common good.

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The Faculty of Human Sciences is organized in five scientific areas - Communication Sciences, Culture Studies, Philosophy, Social Sciences and Psychology - offering a total of 6 degrees, 9 master's degrees (with a total of 16 variants or annual specializations) and 5 PhDs. Moreover there is a Graduate School and an Advanced Training (EPGFA), with a dozen courses of variable format and length, 2 institutes and 3 Study Centers.

The Law Degree was the opportunity for the teaching of Law in public universities to leave the critical moment in which it was in Portugal in 1976. 13 years after the creation of the degree program, the Faculty of Law was founded which, anticipating the signal of time and following the needs and demands of society, is constantly evolving, both in terms of the programs offered and in terms of the teaching methods.

The Faculty of Theology has the mission to cultivate and promote, through scientific research and higher teaching, theological and related sciences; to study Catholic doctrine, haurida of Divine Revelation, and to expose it orderly, seeking, in the light of the same Revelation, solutions to human problems.

Plurilocalised teaching in Lisbon, Braga and Porto.

The Higher Institute for Canon Law is an academic institution erected canonically ad instar Facultatis by the Holy See with the faculty of granting the academic degree referring to the Degree in Canon Law, whose purpose is to cultivate canon science within the mystery of the Church and to form qualified canonists for the investigation, teaching and application of canon law according to the living tradition of the Church.

The Institute for Political Studies intends to be a strategic project of long reach and long duration. In an era in when knowledge tends to be the key to development, this Institute naturally assumes itself as a project for the future which seeks to be useful to Portugal and to the Portuguese-speaking world.

The Institute of Canon Law, belonging to the network of ecclesiastic universities and faculties - in Europe there are more than one hundred and fifty higher education institutions - and to the community of forty-two university institutions for teaching Canon Law, was canonically erected by the Holy See in 2004 as an institute ad instar facultatis, succeeding the center of canonical studies founded in 1986 at the Catholic University of Portugal.

The Institute of Health Sciences was created at Universidade Católica Portuguesa in 2004 with the objective of integrating all existing programs in the field of Health Sciences into a single national project and promoting its development.