“History is a guide to navigation in perilous times. History is who we are and why we are the way we are” (David C. McCullough). Many agree that to understand our present and what may happen in the future, we must understand our past. A History PhD prepares candidates to be educators of the next generation, researchers, analysts, and writers in different sectors such as government, pub… Read more
“History is a guide to navigation in perilous times. History is who we are and why we are the way we are” (David C. McCullough). Many agree that to understand our present and what may happen in the future, we must understand our past. A History PhD prepares candidates to be educators of the next generation, researchers, analysts, and writers in different sectors such as government, public and private agencies.
History PhD programs offer emphasis in areas such as social and cultural history, history of gender and sexuality, diplomatic history, history of medicine, history of imperialism and post-colonialism, and ethnic history, among many others. Depending on the university, candidates for History PhD programs will earn their degree through coursework, teaching, and research toward a dissertation or thesis. Some History PhD programs allow candidates to develop a minor area of focus that is cross-national and cross-disciplinary fields.
Take a look at the programs below and find the History PhD that fits what you have been searching for!
History PhD students undertake scientific research and become independent and creative specialists in the field. Graduates will be able to present and defend the outcomes of t ... +
The History Department contains three clusters of expertise for postgraduate studies: 1) Hong Kong and South China (R.L. Davis, Grace Chou, C.P. Lau, Shuk-Wah Poon); 2) Atlant ... +
The general educational aim of the “History of Societies, Institutions, and Thought. From Medieval to Contemporary History” doctorate is uniform for all curricula, even though ... +
One of the four field-specific tracks is Analysis and Management of Cultural Heritage, which is under the “Cognitive and Cultural Systems” PhD Program.
The Ph.D. degree in history is offered with concentrations in Medieval History, Early Modern European History, Modern European History, American History, and Latin American Hi ... +
The SOAS History Department is one of the world’s major centres offering supervision for research degrees in African and Asian history. It attracts students and scholarly visi ... +
The PhD Economic and Social History was established by the Technical University of Lisbon in 1991 and adapted to European Higher Education Area in 2009. This 3rd cycle course ... +
The purpose of the thesis is to do thorough research, using both primary and secondary sources in order to make an original contribution to knowledge in Historical Studies. A ... +
Philosophy of science investigates the principles of rational understanding to animate as well as inanimate nature. The scientific knowledge has period specific nature charact ... +
The Ph.D. graduate has in-depth theoretical knowledge in all principal fields of Egyptology and a detailed overview and an up-to-date understanding of the current state of res ... +
The aim of doctoral studies is to prepare qualified researchers in the field of Czech and Czechoslovak history, who will become the mainstay of further historical research. Th ... +
The field of study European Cultural History represents theoretically and methodically well-trained, empirically well-established experts in the history of Europe and especial ... +
Doctorate in Atlantic Islands. History, Heritage and Institutional Juridical Framework (interuniversity) Search
The Atlantic Islands PhD program: History, Heritage and Institutional-Legal Framework is a multidisciplinary research training proposal, offered by the universities of the Mac ... +
The Ph.D. Program in Politics: History, Theory, Science, in collaboration with the Center for Ethics and Global Politics (CEGP), since 2004, is aimed to offer an interdiscipli ... +
The PhD in Scottish History offers you the opportunity to explore Scotland’s past at an advanced level through independent research. The University of Edinburgh has one of the ... +