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PhDDoctoral School of History

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Program description:
The Doctoral School of the PPCU offers a wide range of subjects in English language connecting History and Archaeology. Subjects include the History and Archaeology of the Roman and Late Antique Periods, the Early Hungarias and the Steppelands, the Medieval Period and the Material Culture and Architecture of Byzantium and the Late Antique and Medieval Near East. There is a special focus in every period to Heritage Management issues too with experts in various aspects of the field.

Entry requirements:
MA or MSc degree in all sciences

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Entrance exam location:
PPCU or abroad

Entrance exam description:
Based on the foreign language homepage of the Doctoral School of History students get a full view of the instruction and research done at the Doctoral School. Fee-paying students contact the email address on the Doctoral School homepage, the students of the “Stipendium” contact the Tempus Foundation in order to express their intention to apply and send their documents needed for the application process (MA degree, the necessary language skills, valid travel documents, motivation letter). The staff at the Doctoral School specialized in the field and commissioned for the process contact the candidates and conduct the entrance application procedure on a previously designated day:
- those qualified for the process present themselves to a board of appointed staff from the Doctoral School

- those unable to attend due to some specified reasons may present themselves through skype to the same board

- in-as-much it is possible for the Doctoral School – but in every case of our partners in the Middle East countries (Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraqi Kurdistan, Egypt, Turkey) the staff members working in the field will have personal interviews with the candidates besides the skype conference

Ms Zsuzsanna Keresztfalvi
foreign affairs coordinator

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Programme structure

240 credits, 4 years

Not available for applying at the moment

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Not available for applying at the moment

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States