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D​iploma of Specialised Training
Area: Scenography
Academic Credits: 5 ECTS
Vacancies: 20
Duration: 12 weeks
Dates: available soon
Schedule: to be announced
Tuition Fee: 290€
Professor: José Capela
This course is proposed for professionals and practitioners of the performing arts, namely theatre, but also to everyone interested in the area. It proposes, in a set of post-labour sessions, combining the explanation and discussion of the subject, to construct a general and transdisciplinary view of the evolution of the scenography and the spaces of representation, from the invention of the perspective in the Renaissance to the trends of today's art. The course will approach to the professional practice. This contact with the scenography universe will culminate with an intensive exercise of practical nature.

General objectives
  • Ac​quire a generic cultural base for the consideration of scenography, understood as a crossing territory between architecture, performing arts and visual arts;
  • Acquire generic knowledge related to the instruments of the practice of scenography in its various aspects;
  • ​Experiment with set design as part of a simple practical exercise.
Learning Objectives
  • To know the key figures and moments that support the contemporary understanding of scenography;
  • ​To recognize the visual and dramaturgical areas involved in the scenographic conception;
  • To recognize the relationship between 'scenic space' and 'scenic intervention';
  • ​To recognize, in practice, the wide scope of instruments and processes available for the scenographic conception - and for the respective construction of intentionality.


Holders of a bachelor's degree in any scientific area are admitted. Candidates who meet one of the requirements in points b) to d) of point 1 of article 17 of Decree-Law 74/2006, of March 24, are also admitted. 

Application Deadline: not available
The application can be delivered​ at the Secretariat of the School of Architecture, Art and Design of the University of Minho, Campus de Azurém, Guimarães - opening hours: (09: 30-12: 30 and 14: 30-17: 30), or by email (c., sending all scanned documents and proof of payment of the application fee (20.00)

Required Documents for Application
  • Application form​;​
  • ​ID info;
  • Short C​urriculum Vitae (maximum 5 pages);
  • Other documents you consider relevant (motivation letter, portfolio,…)
  • Proof of payment of the application fee (2​0 €), NIB UMinho 0033 0000 45404319012 05
Ranking criteria
(if the number of applicants exceeds the number of vacancies available)
  • Bachel​or's degree and classification;
  • Other relevant degrees / diplomas earned by the applicant;
  • Professional experience in the course area;
  • ​Academic, scientific and technical-professional curriculum.
Dissemination of the Results: February 10, 2020
Registration (in person - tuition fee): 10 to 14 February 2020

Lucinda Oliveira
EAAD Pedagogical Council
Phone: 253 510 500