The main goal of the International Doctoral School in Sea Studies, EIDEMAR, is to encourage and support doctoral studies in collaboration with CEI·MAR. We also organize activities to benefit future PhD students interested in topics related to the sea.
EIDEMAR was established in 2013 and offers four doctoral programs related to the sea: Marine Science and Technology, Marine Resources, Management and Conservation of the Sea, and Maritime History and Archaeology. Later, we added the Doctoral Erasmus Mundus Program on Marine and Coastal Management (MACOMA), involving five universities from Portugal, Italy, Russia, and Spain.
Currently, we are integrating several existing doctoral and master’s programs into the project, and we are developing new specialized programs to enhance EIDEMAR’s international focus.
Our doctoral programs include various training activities such as specialized courses, lectures, student exchange programs, research events, and conferences for young researchers. These programs have gained support from more than 200 researchers from around 20 institutions in over 10 countries. EIDEMAR is one of nearly 100 research programs, selected through a competitive process, and it has delivered high-quality results, including over 2,000 papers and more than 200 PhD theses in the last five years.
In July 2013, EIDEMAR was officially recognized and included in the Registry of Universities, Centres, and Degrees (RUCT) under the Ministry of Education, Culture, and Sports (Center Code: 11011342).