Master’s (12 to 36 months) and Doctorate (24 to 60 months)

The program currently consists of six major areas, each of which is associated with one of the departments that make up the faculty of education. These major areas cover a total of 36 research groups, which extend across a wide range of subjects in the field of education.

Major Area: Social Sciences in Education
Lines of Research

  • 1. Social thought and education
  • 2. Society, culture, politics and education
  • 3. Work and education
  • 4. Information technology, communication and education
  • 5. Social regulation processes and education policy
  • 6. Globalization and new relations between state, society and education
  • 7. Education and sociocultural differentiation

Major Area: Education, Knowledge, Language and Art
Lines of Research

  • 1. School and family: institutionalization and representation
  • 2. Sexuality, gender and education
  • 3. Literature, sexuality and eroticism
  • 4. Education, culture and language
  • 5. Visual education, art and culture
  • 6. School, text and reading
  • 7. Memory, history, politics and education
  • 8. School and culture: teaching history, curriculum and political/pedagogical plan
  • 9. Somatic education, body and art

Major Area: Teaching and Cultural Practices
Lines of Research

  • 1. Mathematical, scientific and technological education
  • 2. Elementary, secondary, higher and continuing education
  • 3. Curriculum
  • 4. Teaching assessment
  • 5. Continuing education
  • 6. Teacher training
  • 7. Science and language
  • 8. Culture and imaginary
  • 9. Education and psychoanalysis
  • 10. Mathematical education
  • 11. Relationships between science, technology and society

Major Area: Philosophy and History of Education
Lines of Research

  • 1. Historiography and theoretical and methodological conceptions of the history of education
  • 2. Thematic studies and regional history of education
  • 3. Historical-biographical studies of educational thought
  • 4. Ethics, politics and education
  • 5. Epistemology and theories of education
  • 6. Philosophy teaching
  • 7. Philosophies of difference and their interface with education
  • 8. Social and school exclusion/inclusion processes: racism and social practices
  • 9. Psychoanalysis, philosophy and education: subjectivation and differentiation

Major Area: Policies, Administration and Education Systems
Lines of Research

  • 1. Public policies and education
  • 2. Education planning and administration
  • 3. Education policies in Latin America
  • 4. Higher education
  • 5. Elementary and secondary education
  • 6. Vocational education
  • 7. Youth and adult education
  • 8. Management, health and subjectivity
  • 9. Education and work
  • 10. Nursery education policies
  • 11. Education systems
  • 12. School management

Major Area: Educational Psychology
Lines of Research

  • 1. Human development, language and interpersonal relationships
  • 2. Psychopedagogy
  • 3. Psychology of mathematics education
  • 4. Higher education