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The Instituto de Etnomusicologia - Centro de Estudos em Música e Dança (INET-md) is an interdisciplinary research unit with headquarters at the Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FCSH-UNL) and three branches at the Departamento de Comunicação e Arte, Universidade de Aveiro (DeCA-UA), the Faculdade de Motricidade Humana, Universidade de Lisboa (FMH-UL) and the Escola Superior de Educação, Instituto Politécnico do Porto (ESE-IPP).




INET-md promotes multidisciplinary research, creation and performance in the domains of music and dance. The Institute also provides doctoral training and other post-graduate programs. Its members develop research and cultural activities targeted to specialists and to the general public. INET-md also engages in collaborative projects with communities as well as local, national and international institutions.




1. Multidisciplinary research on music and dance from the perspectives of ethnomusicology, historical musicology, cultural studies, popular music studies, ethnocoreology, education, music theory and analysis,  and performance studies.

2. Music and dance performance and creation informed by artistic and scientific research;

3. Audiovisual archiving;

4. Community work.


Activities take place within and across six Research Groups:


Research Groups

(coordinator - Rui Vieira Nery)
(coordinator: Daniel Tércio)

(coordinator: Vincent Debut)

(coordinator: Jorge Salgado Correia)
(coordinator: Graça Boal-Palheiros)