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The Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities is, since October 1, 2019, Doctor Isabel Ermida, Full Professor at DEINA.

The Dean is responsible for:
- Representing the School before the other University bodies and abroad;
- Ensuring the smooth functioning of the School in all its activities regarding teaching, research and interaction with society;
- Guaranteeing compliance with the decisions taken by the School’s collegial bodies, when such decisions are binding;
- Directing the services of the School and approving its necessary regulations;
- Exercising the disciplinary power established by the Statutes or delegated by the Rector;
- Preparing the budget and activity plan, as well as the activity report and accounts;
- Performing the functions delegated by the Rector;
- Performing the other functions established by law, the University Statutes and the School Statutes.


The Vice-Deans of ELACH are as follows:
• Doctor Pedro Martins, Assistant Professor at the Department of Philosophy (President of the Pedagogical Council);
• Doctor Ângelo Martingo, Assistant Professor at the Music Department;
• Doctor Jaime Costa, Assistant Professor at the Department of English and North American Studies (Director of BabeliUM)

The Dean has delegated part of her powers to the Vice-Deans, namely:

Doctor Pedro Martins is responsible for:

a) Coordinating the School’s teaching strategies and projects, in accordance with the guidelines of the School Council and the policies defined by the Scientific Council;

b) Representing the School in the Monitoring Committee of the Internal Quality Assurance System (SIGAQ-UM).

Doctor Ângelo Martingo is responsible for:

a) Coordinating the School’s internationalization strategies, in accordance with the guidelines of the School Council and the policies defined by the Scientific Council;

b) Coordinating the cooperation / interaction projects with the bodies and units of the University of Minho, as well as the cooperation / interaction projects with society, in accordance with the guidelines of the School Council;

c) Coordinating the School’s communication and image strategies, in accordance with the guidelines of the School Council;

d) Supervising the Technical Services, which are responsible for providing monitoring and technical support to the School organs, subunits and services;

e) Representing the School on the Consultative Council of “Instituto Confúcio”.


Doctor Jaime Costa is responsible for coordinating BabeliUM, by making decisions and practicing acts within the scope of its activities.