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Central and East European Studies

University of Glasgow

36 months
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19350 GBP/year
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About

The University of Glasgow has a long history of research excellence related to the former socialist countries of Central and Eastern Europe following the establishment of the Department for the Study of the Social and Economic Institutions of the USSR during the late 1940s. The Central and East European Studies programme is offered at University of Glasgow.

Overview

We have a dynamic and thriving Central and East European Studies PhD student community which plays a significant role in the research activities of the subject area. Our students regularly deliver papers at leading international conferences, publish their findings in leading scholarly journals, and are helping to shape the research agendas in their respective areas.

Postgraduate students are provided with numerous opportunities to advance their research skills and subject knowledge. These include regular talks and classes by leading academics via an extensive visiting scholars programme, cross-institutional workshops and mini-conferences, an annual international Summer School and regular joint events with the Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki.

In addition, CEES Postgraduates are supported by:

  • Work in Progress Seminar Series for the discussion of key findings and methodological issues;
  • CEES Seminar Series which attracts leading scholars and policymakers working in the region;
  • Individual postgraduate review panels at which the Doctoral Convenor and individual supervisors can meet to discuss progress with each student;
  • CV development through opportunities to tutor and teach at both Undergraduate Level and Postgraduate Level and to actively participate in research projects.
PhD Supervision

Our staff provide supervision in a wide range of subjects linked to our strengths in both historical processes and contemporary societal changes within the region. We are also involved in joint supervision teams with colleagues from across the College of Social Sciences. 

The College of Social Sciences Graduate School at University of Glasgow draws together internationally recognised scholars and respected practitioners to offer a range of research programmes.

Our programmes are based on thorough training in research methods and we encourage you to take part in numerous exciting seminars, conferences and events. We offer modern library, IT services and a wide-range of support services. You will be living in one of Europe’s most exciting cities which has a vibrant cultural and social life. 

Our Graduate School Researcher Development Programme will support you to plan your professional development over the course of your PhD and ensure your employability.

Programme Structure

Research groups include:

  • Assessing Accession - Central and Eastern Europe in the EU
  • Glasgow Baltic Research Unit
  • History, Legacy and Social Transformation
  • Identity, Culture and Welfare
  • Centre for Russian, Central and East European Studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts/degree certificate 
  • Two references
  • A one-page research proposal
  • CV
  • Name of potential Supervisor

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19350 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 19350 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4407 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4407 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
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