HERITAS – Heritage Studies is a doctoral programme, jointly developed by the University of Évora (UE) and the University of Lisbon (UL) and supported by a group of accredited doctoral A3ES cycles that combine courses in Architecture (UE), Fine Arts – Specialisation in Museology, Conservation and Restoration, Sciences of Art (UL), History (EU) and Art History (EU), and involve the following research units and institutions:
- CFA – Centre for Atomic Physics (UL);
- CHAIA – Centre for the History of Art and Artistic Research (UE);
- CIDEHUS –Interdisciplinary Centre for History, Cultures and Societies (UE);
- CIEBA – Centre for Research and Studies in Fine Arts (FBA/UL);
- FBAUL –Faculty of Fine Arts (UL);
- HERCULES – Cultural Heritage, Studies and Safeguarding (UE).
The participation of CIDEHUS (UE) ensures that the HERITAS programme can count on the scientific collaboration of the UNESCO Chair in Intangible Heritage and Traditional Know-How: Linking Heritage.
HERITAS is based on a strong and innovative multidisciplinary structure. The programme aims to provide an integrated platform that will allow students, in accordance with the specificities of their respective doctoral theses, to enhance and theoretically sustain the valorisation of their object of study and to improve their knowledge on its material nature, as well as to acquire new skills and expertise in an emerging field.