Of special interest are projects that promote: the integration of sociological and anthropological perspectives as well as methodologies; comparative approaches to urban processes; economic formations and transformations; research on social networks; generation of inequalities; meanings and practices of gender;transnational migration and dynamics of place-making; and social movements. The Sociology and Social Anthropology Sociology and Social Anthropology programme is offered by Central European University (CEU) Central European University (CEU).
During the first year of the doctoral program, students undertake a rigorous, yet flexible program of coursework. Alongside mandatory courses developing epistemological and methodological approaches to sociology and social anthropology, elective courses provide in-depth studies of different subject areas. Students also have the option to undertake a semester-long Independent Study Module where a maximum of two students, under the supervision of one faculty member, devise a reading list related to their project.
The PhD Degree in Sociology and Social Anthropology is offered by Central European University (CEU).
The majority of the department’s alumni find employment in academia, NGOs or the private sector.
The PhD Degree in Sociology and Social Anthropology from Central European University (CEU) is approved and registered by the New York State Education Department.
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- Advanced Methods
- Comparative Thinking
- University-Wide Doctoral Seminar: Reason, Unreason and Nature in Religion
- Religion, Ritual and Cultural Transmission
- Topics in the Philosophy of the Human and Social Sciences
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- Completed CEU Application Form
- Letters of Recommendation
- Academic Records
- Curriculum Vitae or Resume
- Program-Specific Requirements
- Proof of English Proficiency
- Application FeeIn addition to meeting the General CEU Admissions Requirements, applicants must submit:
- three letters of recommendation from professors who are familiar with their work
- a three-page research proposal (the proposal should address the main research questions, sources and methodology and place the topic in the context of previous research in the field)
- a short bibliography (one page) on the topic.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
CEU is committed to attracting talented students and scholars from around the world, and provides generous scholarships available to accepted students from any country. In 2016-2017, 84% of CEU students received financial aid, ranging from tuition awards to scholarships with stipends and housing.
Applicants to CEU doctoral programs are automatically considered for a CEU Doctoral Scholarship. The CEU Doctoral Scholarship covers the full cost of tuition and health insurance, and includes a monthly stipend of HUF 242,000 (approx. EUR 780) that covers housing and living costs.
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