It also prepares them for managing the most work systems and science and research projects from a wide professional and scientific area. It also helps them develop critical reflection. Doctoral dissertation represents the fundamental part of the study programme; basic and applicative research projects are its integral part. The graduate will have broad horizons and a sound knowledge of art history theory, who will be able to research art historical materials in-depth in a global and regional sense and thus contribute to the recognizability and cultural identity of their own environment. The doctoral graduate will be able to actively engage in research activities in all of the institutions and at all levels that require and expect such studies. After a completed programme the student earns the title PhD in Art History.
The study programme has been accredited by the Slovene National Agency of Quality Assurance.
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The study programme has three modules (Modul A = Medieval Art, Modul B = Pre-modern Time Art and Modul C = Modern Time Art). The candidate will choose two out of three modules at the beginning of their studies and compose their programme of mandatory and elective courses. A combination of any two modules out of three will be an option. Each module includes two mandatory courses (Module A: Researching Medieval Art and Select Chapters from Medieval Art; Modul B: Researching Early Medieval Art and Select Chapters from the Early Pre-Modern Age; Module C: Researching Art of the 19th and 20th century and Select Chapters from the 19th and 20th century art. Besides the listed mandatory courses, the tutor will help the student choose 5 elective courses out of a list of elective courses that are not bound to the modules. The student selects them in line with the topic of their doctoral dissertation. The list of elective courses comprises all eras from the Middle Ages to modernity, all forms of art (architecture, sculpture, fine arts, applicative arts), theoretical courses and courses, related to the history of the discipline. Also mandatory will be 5 courses that are connected to the preparation of a scientific article and preparation of the doctoral thesis (Individual Research Work: Preparation of a Scientific Article, Individual Research Work: Preparation and Defense of the Doctoral Dissertation Proposal, Individual Research Work with the Doctoral Dissertation Supervisor I. and II. and Preparation of the Doctoral Dissertation. These five mandatory courses will take place between the third and sixth semester of doctoral studies.
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Candidates may replace 60% of the study obligations for the elective course with scientific research and professional work.
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.
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