Humanistic Studies, Ph.D. | Rovira i Virgili University | Tarragona, Spain
36 months
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548 EUR/year
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About

The objective of the doctoral degree in Humanistic Studies from Rovira i Virgili University is to train students to become high-level researchers who are able to work in both basic and applied research in the field of human sciences.

Overview

The doctoral students will learn to carry out high-quality research by acquiring and developing broad and deep competencies in the various analytical and methodological techniques. They will also acquire the necessary skills to participate successfully in the various forums at which they have to present their research results. This training is geared towards the research lines of the groups linked primarily to the Faculty of Arts, in collaboration with groups and departments of other national and international universities.

The Humanistic Studies programme from Rovira i Virgili University include the preparation and presentation of the doctoral thesis, which is an original research work in the field of human sciences.

It is also aimed to select the best scientific, creative, innovative and entrepreneurial talent in order to train students with the critical skills and competencies necessary for their future as researchers. 

Career oportunities

Students who successfully complete the doctoral programme will be able to work in the following fields:

History

  • Professional work in the fields of history, sociology, political and legal sciences, humanities and art history; teaching; cultural management; and archives and heritage.
  • Professional work and research aimed at detecting and analysing the sociocultural, political, economic and historical factors (both external and internal) involved in the processes of development of African societies in Africa and Europe.
  • Conservation and restoration in public and private institutions responsible for conserving and restoring cultural heritage.
  • Management of information, documentation and dissemination in companies and institutions working in the conservation and restoration of heritage.
  • Professional work in musical culture, management in the recording industry, concert halls, theatres and other cultural venues; musical criticism and media dissemination; study and recovery of musical heritage; coordination of music publishing; music museology; and organisation of multidisciplinary artistic events.
  • University research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Linguistics
  • Conflicts, Wars and Peace
  • Contemporary history
  • Digital Humanities
  • Education in formal and informal contexts
  • Evolution of societies

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English, Spanish, Catalan

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A master's degree in one of the fields related to this programme (humanities, arts and literature): philosophy, history, art history, philology, theory of literature and comparative literature, linguistics, and translation and interpretation; or one of the URV's official master's degrees directly related to the doctoral programme.
  • Presentation of a research project that corresponds to one of the research lines of the doctorate.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    548 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 548 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    548 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 548 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Tarragona

580 - 960 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

  • One of the aims of the university is to facilitate access to higher education and to prevent exclusion for financial reasons. Every year, the Universitat Rovira i Virgili offers three kind of scholarships: URV Master’s Grants, URV Master’s AUIP Grants and Grants for initiation in teaching and research URV -BIDI. Application period opens in April and closes in June.

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Humanistic Studies.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
Summer courses of Lectures for Institutes of Languages from the University
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 EUR
Deadline
15 Oct 2024
Study Abroad Scholarship Program - Diversity Scholarship
Merit-based

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Spanish Studies Abroad
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Go-Again Alumni Scholarship
Merit-based

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Spanish Studies Abroad Alumni Scholar Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1350 EUR
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
ELES-Scholarship (Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerk)
Merit-based Need-based

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Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available

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