• Conversational Analysis
  • Social Welfare
  • History of Social Work
  • Social Innovation
  • Psychosocial Intervention
  • Social Policy
  • Social Problems
  • Quality of Life
  • Social Responsability
  • Social Work
  • Social Sustainability

Research Groups

+351 213 611 538
9AM - 6PM (Monday to Friday)


  • To improve the knowledge of the different social problems of Portuguese society and their impact on social cohesion and inclusion;
  • To improve the knowledge of the different kinds of individual actors and organizations in the so called 3rd sector and, specifically on the social work;
  • To contribute for the evaluation and improvement of social policies, in its relationship to social, political and environmental factors;
  • To contribute to the evaluation and testing of different types of social and institutional responses, with a view to promoting quality of life, and strategies and methodologies of social intervention.