The University of Évora is organized into schools with specific fields: Art, Science and Technology, Social Science and Health. Many of the research and development projects continue to grow through collaboration with national and international partnerships. Through this Master’s in Management and Valorization of Historical and Cultural Heritage, Évora one of the most prestigious institutions in Portugal, offering heritage training at the highest level, developing both heritage-related education and heritage research, including work connecting to cultural landscapes.
This TPTI program branch integrates with the Institute of Research and Advanced Training - IIFA (a doctorat program) and the CIDEHUS Research Center (Centro Interdisciplinar de História, Culturas e Sociedades).
Scientific themes include cultural heritage relating to pre-industrial and industrial landscapes, landscape renewal, the build-up of technology and the modernization of cities, industrial and technical heritage and engineering heritage. In addition, the CIDEHUS Research Center studies intangible and tangible heritage in relation to landscapes and territory.
In addition, the HERCULES research center (Herança Cultural, Estudos e Salvaguarda) allows TPTI students to work within a multidisciplinary group that integrates historians and other specialists. Students are also able to collaborate with the research center CHAIA (Centro de Historia de Arte e Investigacao Artistica), which combines the studies of artistic heritage and landscape architecture, with a special focus on gardens. In addition, Évora participates in many international projects, among which are: LIFE CHARCOS Conservation and Management of Mediterranean Temporary Ponds in Southwest Portugal, focused on knowledge, management and territorial conservation; Erasmus Mundus Master ARCHMAT (Archaeological Materials and Science) with Universita di Roma Sapienza and the University of Thessaloniki, offering theoretical, practical and field knowledge on advanced scientific analytical methods applied to the study of archaeological materials from both the perspective of a management plan for the conservation of these objects and archaeological sites as a whole.