Coordinator

  • Mário António de Sousa Aroso de Almeida 
Doctorates
  • Catarina Isabel Tomaz Santos Botelho
  • Filipa Urbano Calvão
  • Jorge Manuel Pereira da Silva
  • Luis Manuel da Costa Sousa da Fábrica
  • Marta Vaz Canavarro Portocarrero de Carvalho
  • Marta Nunes Vicente
  • Pedro Manuel Pena Chancerelle de Machete
  • Pedro Miguel dos Santos Silva Cerqueira Gomes
  • Raquel Maria Resende Duarte de Carvalho
Doctorate Students
  • Cátia Daniela Rodrigues Matos
  • Cláudio Simão De Lucena Neto
  • Duarte Manuel Coutinho Ribeiro de Amorim Pereira
  • Helena Prata Garrido Ferreira
  • Isabel Teixeira Duarte
  • Jorge Eduardo de Faria Lopes
  • Leonardo Cacau Santos La Bradbury
  • Maria Madalena Torres Pereira Mendes
  • Raul Moreira
  • Ricardo Bandeira Jorge
Research topics

This research line aims to develop studies and training activities in the fields of the reform of public administration and the reform of the administration of justice.

  1. The Modernization of Public Administration, including organizational solutions and mechanisms for concentration and simplification proceedings and safeguarding of fundamental rights in this context namely in the field of personal data protection;
  2. The Reform of the civil service regarding models of human resource management of Public Administration, institutional training and qualification of these resources, evaluation of new organizational models, support for training and qualification of employees in the public service;
  3. The Reform of the Welfare State, in the perspective of the evolution of state functions in a globalized world regarding financial sustainability, principles of intergenerational justice and sustainability of public policies.

Concerning the reform of the administration of justice, the thematic area includes management models and mechanisms for alternative dispute resolution.

In these listed areas, it’s intended to draw up comparative studies at European and international level, to promote public debates on the proposed solutions and to conduct international conferences and training activities.