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PhDDoctoral School of Human Sciences

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Program description:
The Doctoral School of Human Sciences involves altogether four disciplines, which makes it unique in Hungary: Philosophy, Education, Phychology and Sociology, the latter is not available at the moment for our international students. The aim of the program is to provide theoretical knowledge to its students about the knowledge-based society from a Human Studies respect. The students have the opportunity to attend courses related to all disciplines. The Philosophy program includes the following areas: Philosophy of Mind, Consciousness Studies, The Problem of the Self in Contemporary Philosophy of Mind and Phenomenology Philosophy of Language, Wittgenstein and Heidegger on Language, Introduction to Film Theory, Film as Philosophy Ancient philosophy, with a special focus on theology in the Hellenistic and the Roman period Modern Philosophy, Bioethics. The Education discipline provides research opportunities regarding: Teaching information literacy for primary or secondary school pupils, The impact of institutional factors in church-run schools, Service learning in higher education, Development of the problem solving during the studies. While the Phychology offers the following topics for research: Research on social psychology of decision making. Psychometric tests development for various fields of psychology. Research on psychology of language.

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Relevant Master degree

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The professional evaluation of the educational materials (degree, transcripts, results) and the research topic is the task of the relevant Doctoral School. This evaluation is followed by a Skype interview with one of the professors of the Faculty, which aims to check the applicant’s level of motivation, language skills and professional knowledge. (In case of a missing certificate about the English language proficiency we conduct a Skype interview in order to check the applicant’s English language skills.)

Ms Ibolya Kun
Admissions Officer

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Not available for applying at the moment

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States