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The doctoral program is aimed at candidates who, while already having both the intellectual responsibility and discipline needed for scientific production and a sound understanding of the paradigms in their respective areas, can also assimilate more advanced knowledge about demographic techniques on the one hand and deepen their specific knowledge in different areas of population studies.
Major Area: Demography
Lines of Research
- 1. Demographic dynamics and social policies
- 2. Population studies
To be eligible for admission as a degree-seeking graduate student (i.e., masters or doctoral programs), students must hold a university degree. Admission to graduate programs is subject to course-specific standards and requirements, which vary from one field to another. In order to find out these requirements, the student must get in touch with the specific department and request admission information (selection procedures, deadlines, etc). In general, applicants are evaluated by means of a written exam, a study plan and personal interviews.
Foreign students have their requests and documents initially reviewed by the Graduate Program Coordinator of the program he/she is interested. If accepted, a letter of conditional acceptance at the university will be issued and emailed to the student with a digital certification. This will enable the student to apply for a student visa, required for class registration upon arrival. You should not try to come on a tourist visa: A change of visa status after entering Brazil is not possible.