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Sociology, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Budapest, Hungary
The aim of the program is to ensure the existence of a new generation of scientists dedicated to sociology and social sciences, their thorough preparation for acquiring the PhD qualification and  carrying out independent academic research and lecturing activities at a post-graduate academic level.
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Strength of program

  • Compatibility with international social science doctoral programs
  • Interoperability with other programs and educational levels
  • Research-oriented education and training
  • Interdisciplinarity
  • Combining quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Intensive personal professional care with students
  • International relations and opportunities for shorter study abroad

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Educational Module:

Semester I.: Social theory I., History of social thinking I. and Research design and method I. classes are obligatory, total credit 30Semester II.: Social theory II., History of social thinking II., and Research design and method II., 2 courses are obligatory, Total credits 10Semester III.:Supporting course: academic English and essay writing, presentation techniques, proposal writing, elective, 5 creditsElective seminar I., 5 creditsElective seminar II., 5 credits

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Students having an MA degree in any of the social sciences can apply. Applicants shall send in a list of publications as part of the application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1150 EUR per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1150 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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