• Application Deadline
  • 72 months
    Duration

About

The Sociology and Social Anthropology PhD program at Central European University (CEU)  encourages theoretically-driven empirical research that embraces cross-disciplinary perspectives on a wide range of topics related to the department’s expertise. 

A year of rigorous, yet flexible coursework will prepare you for a year of research, followed by an extended period of writing.

Accreditation

The PhD Degree in Sociology and Social Anthropology from Central European University (CEU) is approved and registered by the New York State Education Department.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    112 ECTS 56 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses Included

  • 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

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score (Grade A):

    200

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in a social science discipline
  • Research proposal and bibliography
  • Writing sample
  • Statement of purpose

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 72 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 72 months.
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Living costs

  • Budapest, Hungary

    172338 - 268260 HUF/month
    Living Costs
  • Vienna, Austria

    861 - 1340 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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