6 March > 6 July 2019
I Postgraduate Course on Children, Family and Succession Law

Scientific Coordination

Professor António Menezes Cordeiro



Professor Margarida Silva Pereira
Professor Jorge Duarte Pinheiro


Executive Coordination

Professor Daniel Silva Morais


Course Presentation

Ten years after the completion of two postgraduate courses in "Affiliation, Adoption and Protection of Minors" at the University of Lisbon School of Law (2007/2008 and 2008/2009 academic years), it is relevant to carry out a new course that covers not only the area of Children's Law, but also Family Law and the Law of Succession, areas that rise a permanent discussion of enormous practical relevance in our society. This course is intended to graduates in Law and also in other areas who wish to deepen these issues through a theoretical-practical methodology, to be held in two weekly sessions, of 2 hours each, by specialists of recognized merit. The course is divided into three modules: Children's Law, Family Law and Succesion Law.



wednesdays from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm and Saturdays from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, with coffee break



  • 1st phase: 15% early bird discount (cumulated with applied discounts) until 31st October of 2018
  • 2nd phase: 1st November of 2018 until 5th March of 2019 


Registration deadline

5th March of 2019




  • Registration fee: €50 (non-refundable)
  • Tuition fees: €1280
  • Single modules: Module I (€440), Module II (€360), Module III (€480)
  • Single sessions: €40 each to the limit of places in the respective classroom



  • 10% for lawyers, trainee-lawyers and former students, from less than 2 years, from FDUL
  • 20% for members of the National Association of Young Portuguese Lawyers (ANJAP)
  • 50% for FDUL master students and for FDUL final year students
  • 35% for students attending more than one CIDP postgraduate course, in the present or former academic year
  • 35% for CIDP post-graduation students enrolled in single sessions of other CIDP postgraduate courses
  • Special discounts for more than five enrolled students in CIDP postgraduate courses



Payment information

Students can choose for full payment or to pay by 3 instalments
Full Payment must be done by 5th March of 2019.

Payment by instalments must be done on the following terms:

  • First instalment must be paid till by 5th March 2019
  • Second instalment must be paid by 24th April of 2019
  • Third instalment must be paid till 5th July of 2019

For students enrolled on single modules, the payment should be done until the beginning date of the same.



Final evaluation


Work subject

the students must present, at the end of the course, a paper on a subject of their choice, provided that it relates to one of the subjects taught


Maximum length

30 pages (font Times New Roman, size 12, line spacing of 1.5).



31st October of 2019


Extended deadline

€ 100 for each month of extension



a hard copy must be delivered at CIDP’s office and a pdf version must be sent to the email address [email protected]


Timely delivered papers are evaluated by a jury composed of two Professors / speakers. Papers are rated from 0 to 20 points and it will be communicated to the students by email. The authors of the best papers may be invited to publish them in publications organized by CIDP.


A Graduate Certificate is awarded at the end of the course after attendance of the course (attendance is required in 2/3 of the sessions) with positive evaluation; a Certificate of Attendance is awarded at the end of the course after attendance of the course (attendance is required in 2/3 of the sessions) without evaluation and after attendance of singles modules or sessions.



For more information please contact CIDP to the e-mail address [email protected] or at +351 915 575 169 (every working day from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm)