Summer School Global Challenges (Specialisation Seminar on Global Challenges)


The Summer School Global Challenges is a multidisciplinary course. It focuses on the political, economic and security issues that shape and reconfigure the architecture of the international system. Its major goal consists in the analysis and understanding of the policy and strategic framework that shape geopolitics, economy and international development, as well as the strategy of the major global actors.


Analyse the framework of challenges, opportunities and threats that condition and shape international processes and development policies.

Áreas temáticas:

International Studies


Curricular unit:

Global Challenges


Post-graduate students as well as other candidates interested in international and development studies, pursuing a high-quality research career or working as development practitioners, international relations professionals, strategy studies experts, economists or other social sciences professions.


Fernando Jorge Cardoso

Equipa docente:

Panel 1 - Geopolitics & Global Economy
Luís Amado, (Invited Titular Professor, ISCSP & Chairman of the Lx Conferences)
Luís Nuno Rodrigues (Associate Professor, ISCTE-IUL)
Ana Paula Fernandes (Chiefof the Unit of Prospective, reform and global relations at OECD)

Panel 2 – Energy Transition & Climate Change
Catarina Roseta Palma (Assistant Professor, ISCTE-IUL)
Nuno Antunes (Partner, Miranda & Associados)
Carlos Branco (Major-General Portuguesa Army)

Panel 3 – Growth Models & Development Challenges
Ana Rita Sequeira (Lecturer and Researcher in the Health Administration, Policy and Leadership Program of the School of Business and Governance at Murdoch University (Western Australia)
Clara Carvalho (Assistant Professor, ISCTE-IUL)
Jaime Nogueira Pinto (Political Scientist)

Panel 4 – Global Security Threats
Isabel Ferreira Nunes (Directs the Research Center at the National Defense Institute (IDN))
Bruno Cardoso Reis (Assistant professor, ISCTE-IUL)
José Manuel Félix Ribeiro (Invited Research Fellow, FCG)

Panel 5 – The EU between Integration & Nationalism
Marina Costa Lobo (Principal Researcher, ICS-UL)
Francisco Seixas da Costa (Invited Professor, UAL)
Lino Santos (member of the board of the EU Cybersecurity Agency)

Informações Gerais:



18h00 - 22h30
€ 150.00 to which is added the registration fee (€ 10.00) and application (€ 25.00).

ISCTE-IUL | Lisbon


Em parceria com:

This Summer School is a scientific product of the Centre for International Studies and is also made in collaboration with the Institute Marquês de Valle Flor (IMVF) under the banner of the "Lisbon Conferences"/Clube de Lisboa.

Datas de inscrição:

From March 26 to September 14, 2018


Additional information:
IPPS-IUL – Instituto para as Políticas Públicas e Sociais 
Av. das Forças Armadas, Building I, office 2SE03, 1649-026 Lisboa
Hours: Monday to Fridayfrom 10:00 to 13:00 and 14:30 to 18:00
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