Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology in Switzerland

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Anthropology

Earning a Ph.D. requires extended study and intense mental effort. A PhD is an academic study on which you concentrate for four to six years after obtaining your master’s degree, and that leads, if successful, to a PhD degree, the highest academic degree.

Anthropology is the study of humanity and humankind history past and present. The central concern of anthropologists is the application of knowledge to the solution of human problems.

Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a federal parliamentary republic consisting of 26 cantons, with Bern as the seat of the federal authorities. Switzerland's independence and neutrality have long been honored by the major European powers. Switzerland is a peaceful, prosperous, and stable modern market economy with low unemployment.

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PhD in Anthropology and Sociology

The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Switzerland Geneva

The Institute’s Ph.D. with a specialization in Anthropology and Sociology aims to provide students with analytical and methodological tools to explore the social and cultural systems that influence ... [+]

The Institute’s Ph.D. with a specialization in Anthropology and Sociology aims to provide students with analytical and methodological tools to explore the social and cultural systems that influence, and are influenced by, policy interventions, especially – but not exclusively – in the field of development. Other areas of interest include conflict and peacebuilding, location and migration as well as identity politics.

Ph.D. with a specialization in Anthropology and Sociology

In the area of international and development studies, anthropology and sociology are indispensable for the comparative study of global concerns from below, from the margins and across borders, with a focus on the role of non-State actors and social movements. The new disciplinary programme to be put in place for the 2011-12 academic year aims to provide students with the analytical and methodological tools to explore the social and cultural systems that influence, and are influenced by, policy interventions, especially – but not exclusively – in the field of development. Other areas of interest include conflict and peace-building, location and migration, as well as identity politics.... [-]