There are two doctoral programmes - Media and Communication and Sociology - at the Institute of Social Studies. The degree to be awarded is Doctor of Philosophy (in Media and Communication or Sociology).
Duration of the Doctoral studies is four years.
The Doctoral studies include participation in lectures, seminars, independent research, giving lectures and seminars, participating in international workshops, preparing conference presentations, and writing and publishing scientific articles. The volume of the curriculum is 240 ECTS, of which PhD studies make up 60 ECTS (25%) and PhD research 180 ECTS (75%).
The PhD studies consist of three parts: speciality subjects (36 ECTS), university-wide elective subjects (12 ECTS) and optional subjects (12 ECTS).
The primary working language for international students in doctoral programmes is English. A test of English language proficiency is required. Read more here.
|Programme director of Sociology
Professor Veronika Kalmus
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Programme director of Media and Communication
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