Academic Qualifications

Doutorando em História, Estudos de Segurança Defesa, 2015 – Iscte – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Portugal /Academia Militar, Portugal / Swedish Defence University, Estocolmo

Mestrado em História Moderna e Contemporânea na especialidade Relações Internacionais, 2018 – Iscte – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa

CIMIC – Curso de Cooperação Civil-Militar, 2017 – Instituto Universitário Militar, Portugal

Curso de Estudos Africanos, 2016 – Instituto Universitário Militar, 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

Cadet pilot aviator at Portuguese Air Force, Private Pilot License (PPL), Single-Engine Airplane, at the Portuguese Civil Aviation Authority, Lisbon, Portugal; Commercial Pilot, Airplanes, Seaplanes, Helicopters with ratings of plurimotors and 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, Lisbon, Portugal; 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; Master’s degree in Modern and Contemporary History with specialistion in International Relations at ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon; Advanced Studies on European Geopolitics at the European Studies Center of the Catholic University of Portugal; African Studies Course at the Portuguese Institute of Higher Military Studies; NATO Lessons Learned Staff Officer Course at SWEDINT, Livgardet, Sweden; CIMIC – Civil-Military Cooperation Specialization Course (Staff Officer Course) at the Portuguese Institute of Higher Military Studies; NATO CMI/CIMIC Higher Command Course at NATO Civil-Military Cooperation Center of Excellence, The Hague, Netherlands; Advanced Studies in History, Studies of Security and Defense – ISCTE – IUL / Portuguese Military Academy (Doctoral Studies – Third-cycle education); European PhD Candidate (thesis research project approved and deposited at the scientific repository of ISCTE-IUL) on History, Studies of Security and Defense – ISCTE-IUL / Portuguese Military Academy / Swedish Defense University, Stockholm. Researcher at CEI-IUL – Center for International Studies (at ISCTE-IUL); CIDIUM – Security and Defense Research Center at the Portuguese Institute of Higher Military Studies; CINAMIL – Military Academy Research Center; Swedish Defence University; Member of the Board of Directors, Migration Commission Geographical Society of Lisbon.

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.