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Literary Studies, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Budapest, Hungary
Aims of the programs: to prepare students for obtaining their PhD degree through acquisition of latest research methodologies, participation in conferences and teaching expertise in higher education.
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The Doctoral School of Literary Studies offers doctoral studies in the following fields:

  • American Studies
  • Comparative Literature
  • French Literature from the Age of Enlightenment to the Present
  • French Literature from the Middle Ages to the Age of Enlightenment
  • Gender in English and American Literature and Culture
  • Hungarian and Comparative Folklore
  • Italian Literary and Cultural Studies
  • Mediaeval and Early Modern English Literature and Culture
  • Modern English and American Literature and Culture
  • Russian Literature and Culture between East and West
  • Russian Literature and Literary Studies: a Comparative Approach
  • The Folklore and Literature of the Uralic Peoples
  • The Hungarian Baroque

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

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English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

The ranking is based on a total evaluation of the academic excellence (based on the submitted documents) and the results of the entrance exam.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2200 EUR per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 400 EUR per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Budapest

  • 172338 - 268260 HUF/month
    Living Costs

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