CEAA - Centro de Estudos Arnaldo Araújo


Centro de Estudos Arnaldo Araújo (CEAA) is a R&D unit based at Escola Superior Artística do Porto which develops research in the area of Art Studies, specifically in the territories of Theory, Criticism and History

Originally set up as part of ESAP’s internal structure, in 2007 CEAA became a fully recognised research unit, funded by FCT (Portuguese Government Foundation for Science and Technology, uID 4041). Currently it is organized into four research groups and one common research line.

Research groups:

  • Architectural Studies
  • Film Studies
  • Art and Critical Studies
  • Performing Arts Studies

Research line:

  • Common Place

Having as Management Institution CESAP - Cooperativa de Ensino Superior o Artística do Porto, CEAA has, since 2018, three Participant Institutions:

  • Ordem dos Arquitetos 
  • Universidade de Coimbra - Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia
  • Universidade Lusófona Porto

CEAA is funded by national funds through FCT - Foundation for Science and Technology, I.P., under the program-contract for 2020-2023 with funding ref. UIDP / 04041/2020 and ref. UIDB / 04041/2020