Academic Qualifications

Doutorando em História, Estudos de Segurança Defesa, 2015 – ISCTE – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Portugal.

Estudos Avançados em História de Segurança e Defesa (3.º ciclo), 2015 – ISCTE – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Portugal.

Licenciatura em Filosofia, 2013 – Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal.

Curso Especial sobre Geopolítica da Europa, 1996 – Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal.

Bacharelato em Teologia, 1991 – Instituto Superior de Teologia de Évora, Portugal.

Biographical Information

Research Assistant: CEI-IUL – Centro de Estudos Internacionais of the ISCTE-IUL. CINAMIL – Military Academy Research Center. CISDI – Security and Defense Research Center at Military University Institute (Military High Studies).

Cadet pilot aviator at Portuguese Air Force, Single-Engine Airplane, Lisbon, Portugal; Commercial Pilot, Airplanes, Seaplanes, Helicopters, plurimotors Ratings, Instrument Flying Rules, Turbojet Helicopters (Hughes 500), at the Federal Aviation Administration, Washington, USA; Commercial Pilot at Portuguese Civil Aviation Authority, Lisbon, Portugal; Mandatory Military Service at Portuguese Army Headquarters; Bachelor in Philosophy at Theology Évora Institute, Évora, Portugal; Theology/Theological Studies at Catholic University of Portugal and at Pontifical Lateran University, Vatican City; Studies in Humanities at the Education Sciences and Humanities University, Huelva, Spain; Licentiate in Philosophy at Catholic University of Portugal; Advanced Studies on European Geopolitics at the European Studies Center of the Catholic University of Portugal; Auditor of the Doctorate in Political Science and International Relations (curricular) at Catholic University of Portugal; Advanced Studies in History, Security Studies and Defense – ISCTE-IUL / Portuguese Military Academy (Doctoral Studies – Third-cycle education). PhD Candidate on History, Studies of Security and Defense – ISCTE-IUL / Portuguese Military Academy / Swedish Defense University, Stockholm.

Key Publications

Cerqueira, J. (2016). The European Dilemma: Consequences of the new migration on European Security and Defence. Revista de Ciências Militares. IV (2), 69-89.

Cerqueira, J. (2016). The Syrian Chaos. The Conflict in Syria: Consequences for Europe’s Security and Defence. PROELIUM. 11, 315-334.