Slovene Language Studies, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    4030
    Tuition (Year)
    4030
    Tuition (Year)
  • Slovenian, English
    Language
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The third level Slovene Language Studies program objective is to educate professional researchers in fields of Slovene literary studies, Slovene linguistics, and Slovene language and literature didactics.

About

This study program will qualify professional researchers for independent development of new knowledge, and for solving the most demanding problems in the field.

Through this study program, the student acquires in-depth knowledge in specific fields of linguistics, literary studies and language and literature didactics, competencies in scholarly research methodology, and an adequate foundation for researching new linguistic, literary and didactic phenomena.The student acquires qualification for independent scholarly research work in the field of Slovene literary studies, Slovene linguistics, and Slovene language and literature didactic. He or she will acquire qualifications for independent methodological scholarly research, the capacity for critical thinking, and an innovative relationship to particular research fields.

Accreditation

The study programme has been accredited by the Slovene National Agency of Quality Assurance.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Study intensity Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Slovenian
    • Partially taught in English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

PhD program: Slovene Language Studies
Course: Slovene Literature

1st year Curriculum

  • Directions and Methods of Literary Studies
  • Selected Chapters from Slovene Literary History
  • IRW 1
2nd year Curriculum (Student chooses one of several modules)
Module: Older literature 1
  • Older Literature 1
  • Dissertation seminar
  • Dissertation subject
  • IRW 2
Module: Older literature 2
  • Older Literature 2
  • Dissertation seminar
  • Dissertation subject
  • IRW 2
Module: Newer literature 1
  • Newer Literature I
  • Dissertation seminar
  • Dissertation subject
  • IRW 2
Module: Newer literature 2
  • Newer Literature 2
  • Dissertation seminar
  • Dissertation subject
  • IRW 2
3rd year Curriculum
  • IRW 3
  • PhD Dissertation
PhD program: Slovene Language StudiesCourse: Slovene Language - Synchrony
1st year Curriculum
  • Research Methods
  • Contemporary Slovene Linguistics
  • IRW 1
2nd year Curriculum (Student chooses one of several modules)
Module: Synchrony 1
  • Synchrony 1
  • Dissertation Seminar
  • Dissertation subject
  • IRW 2
Module: Synchrony 2
  • Synchrony 2
  • Dissertation Seminar
  • Dissertation subject
  • IRW 2
3rd year Curriculum
  • IRW 3
  • PhD dissertation
PhD program: Slovene language StudiesCourse: Slovene Language - Diachrony
1st year Curriculum
  • Research Methods
  • Development of Slovene Linguistic Thought
  • IRW 1
2nd year Curriculum (Student chooses one among modules)
Module: Diachrony 1
  • Diachrony 1
  • Dissertation seminar
  • Dissertation subject
  • IRW 2
Module: Diachrony 2
  • Diachrony 2
  • Dissertation seminar
  • Dissertation subject
  • IRW 2
3rd year Curriculum
  • IRW 3
  • PhD Dissertation
PhD program: Slovene Language StudiesCourse: Slovene Language and Literature Didactics
1st year Curriculum
  • Methodology of Scholarly Research
  • Selected Chapters from Slovene Literary History and Linguistics
  • IRW 1
2nd year Curriculum (Student chooses one of several modules)
Module: Literature Didactic
  • Literature Didactics
  • Dissertation seminar
  • Dissertation subject
  • IRW 2
Module: Language Didactic
  • Language Didactics
  • Dissertation seminar
  • Dissertation subject
  • IRW 2
3rd year Curriculum
  • IRW 3
PhD dissertation

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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Academic Requirements

Candidates who completed the following may apply for the doctoral (3rd-cycle) programme “Slovene Language Studies”:
  • A master’s (2nd-cycle) programme;
  • An undergraduate programme adopted prior to 11 June 2004;
  • A bachelor’s vocational programme adopted prior to 11 June 2004 and a specialisation programme. These candidates must fulfil study obligations corresponding to 48 ECTS under the one-discipline bachelor’s (1st-cycle) programme “Slovene Language and Literature” (courses: Phonetics and Phonology (6 ECTS), Syntax (6 ECTS), Culture of Oral and Written Communication (3 ECTS), History of Slovenian Literary Language (3 ECTS), Indo-European, Urslavic and Old Church Slavic Language Heritage (3 ECTS), Theoretical Basics of Slovenistics (3 ECTS), Romanticism and Realism (8 ECTS), Slovene Modernism, Expressionism and Social Realism (8 ECTS), Slovenian Literature after 1950 (8 ECTS)).

  • A study programme educating students for professions regulated by EU directives or another master’s programme corresponding to 300 ECTS credits.
If there is greater demand then there are places available, candidates shall be ranked according to:
  • grade point average (70%);
  • grade awarded for the bachelor’s or master’s thesis (30%);

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 4030 International
  • EUR 4030 EU/EEA

The amount of the tuition fee is set by the relevant educational institution and is the same as the tuition fee for part-time programmes for Slovene citizens. The tuition for the current academic year must be paid upon enrolment.

The list of tuition fees is available at: www.um.si/studij/financiranje/Strani/default.aspx

Foreign citizens residing in the Republic of Slovenia who are taxable persons in the RS (or their parents/guardians), EU citizens and citizens of countries with which the RS has concluded bilateral agreements are exempted from paying the tuition fee for full-time postgraduate programmes.

Funding

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