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History, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (QS) Szeged, Hungary
The Doctoral School of History from University of Szeged is built on four different programmes: Ancient History, Medieval Studies, Modern History, and Comparative and Contemporary History.
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Overview

The History programme at University of Szeged focus on the history of the Roman Empire and ancient India, the history of Hungary in the pre-medieval era and the Middle Ages, the history and archaeology of the Eurasian Steppe, early-modern Hungarian history, Habsburg and Ottoman relations, the history of the Mediterranean world, and contemporary social and political history.

Key facts:

We expect applicants to be interested in the modern approaches of the research of history. We recommend our programmes to students who have proficiency in classical and modern languages and have thorough knowledge in intercultural relations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      8 semesters

  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
    • German
    • French
    • Turkish
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Curriculum:

  •  Research areas cover cultural studies, paleography of scripts in several languages, history of popular culture, history of ideas, history of political thought, and historiography. 
  • Many of our graduates have attained fellowships at various universities, research centres and in departments of different universities; others hold highly valued positions in government offices and public education.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    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.

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General Requirements

  • MA degree, 
  • a demonstrated proficiency in English or German, French, Turkish (B2 at least upper intermediate or equivalent), 
  • a letter of motivation,
  •  research plan, and/or other languages as required by the specific subprogramme 
  • an individual interview online.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3500 EUR per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3500 EUR per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Application fee: 35 EUR
  • Entrance Exam fee: 250 EUR

Living costs for Szeged

  • 127000 - 185800 HUF/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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