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PhD Programs in History in Czech Republic 2021

The PhD is a doctoral degree, specifically called a "doctor of philosophy" degree. This is misleading because PhD holders are not necessarily philosophers (unless they earned their degree in philosophy!). That said, PhD recipients are able to engage in thought experiments, reason about problems, and solve problems in sophisticated ways.History involves a careful examination of the people, cultures… Read more

The PhD is a doctoral degree, specifically called a "doctor of philosophy" degree. This is misleading because PhD holders are not necessarily philosophers (unless they earned their degree in philosophy!). That said, PhD recipients are able to engage in thought experiments, reason about problems, and solve problems in sophisticated ways.

History involves a careful examination of the people, cultures, events, societies, and patterns of the past. While it can be connected with almost any other subject, it is closely related to politics, economics, psychology, and other social studies.

Top Doctoral Programs in History in Czech Republic 2021

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Charles University Faculty of Science
Prague, Czech Republic

Philosophy of science investigates the principles of rational understanding to animate as well as inanimate nature. The scientific knowledge has period-specific nature charact ... +

Philosophy of science investigates the principles of rational understanding to animate as well as inanimate nature. The scientific knowledge has period-specific nature characterized by the noun paradigm. The history of science represents the merger of scientific and other cultural influences. Historical development of a particular scientific branch provides the specific depiction of a paradigm under investigation. „Philosophy and History of Science“ is primary accessible to graduates of the Faculty of Sciences and Philosophical Faculty; entrance requirements involve the possession of MSc or MA degree (Mgr). -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Charles University Faculty of Education
Prague, Czech Republic

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 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. The studies develop special knowledge of doctoral students and provide them with a deeper understanding of the chosen specialization. Via lectures and seminars, doctoral students get acquainted with the latest knowledge of historical science as well as current trends in methodology. The focus of doctoral studies lies in presenting written dissertation thesis of original scholarly work based on the original source base. Ph.D. thesis should extend previous research findings, and doctoral students also demonstrated the ability to handle the topic with adequate methods and at the international level. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University (FSV UK)
Prague, Czech Republic

The Doctoral Program in Modern History presents its Ph.D. students with the possibility of undertaking original research on topics dealing with Europe and North America in the ... +

The Doctoral Program in Modern History presents its Ph.D. students with the possibility of undertaking original research on topics dealing with Europe and North America in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries, as well as relationships between the two continents. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 - 9 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 

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Faculty of Humanities, Charles University
Prague, Czech Republic

The main topics of historical sociology lie in questions of social change, modernization, modernization processes, civilizational analysis, the formation of states and nations ... +

The main topics of historical sociology lie in questions of social change, modernization, modernization processes, civilizational analysis, the formation of states and nations, the formation of the world system, and globalization trends. These questions are studied from an extensive comparative analysis involving a wide geographical perspective and long-time intervals. Part of the field of historical sociology comprises a number of partial, specific research areas, which include issues such as collective mentalities, habits and social memory. Historical sociology is a very diverse and internally differentiated discipline that has general theoretical approaches, a number of special theories, a variety of specialized research directions, and develops research at an empirical level. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Charles University Faculty of Arts
Prague, Czech Republic

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 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 research and associated problems. On the basis of the upheld Ph.D. dissertation, he/she is able to demonstrate exceptional quality in his/her specific specialization. The scholarly, language and analytical proficiency and skills of the graduate make him/her fully equipped for a professional scholarly and pedagogic pursuit on an international level. The Ph.D. graduate may be employed in many top-rated institutions centered on the study of antiquity, as well as on the level of effective top executives in institutions partaking in cultural, political, economic or trade relations between the Czech Republic and Egypt. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Oct 2021
Campus
 
Faculty of Humanities, Charles University
Prague, Czech Republic

The doctoral Contemporary European Cultural History program aims to prepare experts trained for a widely conceived scientific research in history and cultural history since 19 ... +

The doctoral Contemporary European Cultural History program aims to prepare experts trained for a widely conceived scientific research in history and cultural history since 1918 until the present day, including cultural heritage and traditions. The field of research is defined as Europe, including the Czech Republic and/or Czechoslovakia, its predecessor. The research should be approached in a supra-regional, inter-disciplinary and possibly comparative way, focusing particularly on the cultural, spiritual, social and political as well as the day-to-day history of Europe since the end of World War I, and the history of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Lands perceived in its European context. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Charles University Faculty of Arts
Prague, Czech Republic

Graduates have a sound knowledge of current trends in the field and are able to adopt a creative approach to the relevant source material. Graduates are equipped to work with ... +

Graduates have a sound knowledge of current trends in the field and are able to adopt a creative approach to the relevant source material. Graduates are equipped to work with original Latin documents, i.e. literary and diplomatic manuscripts, incunabula, paleotypes and old prints, being able to interpret and prepare them for publication and translation. Having been trained in philology and literary history and acquired the foundations of relevant historical disciplines (codicology, palaeography, diplomatic) and of cultural history, graduates are equipped to place mediaeval and early modern works into the context of their time and also to interpret them as a factor influencing the culture and society of subsequent eras. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Oct 2021
Campus
 
Charles University Faculty of Arts
Prague, Czech Republic

The graduate is a highly educated expert who has shown an ability to develop their knowledge in a creative way.

The graduate is a highly educated expert who has shown an ability to develop their knowledge in a creative way. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Charles University Faculty of Arts
Prague, Czech Republic

Graduates of the doctoral program in History/General History are highly qualified specialists equipped for independent and critical research, and possess a thorough knowledge ... +

Graduates of the doctoral program in History/General History are highly qualified specialists equipped for independent and critical research, and possess a thorough knowledge of the political, economic, social and cultural development of human society; they possess skills in working with published and unpublished sources, and the ability to adopt a critical approach to specialist writings, conduct basic research, produce theoretical generalizations and apply creative thinking to the analysis of historical facts and processes. Graduates are equipped for any profession requiring a university degree in history or related disciplines; they may seek positions in the academia as well as a wide range of institutions in culture, civil service, and politics. -
PhD
Part-time
4 years
English
Oct 2021
Campus
 
Charles University Faculty of Arts
Prague, Czech Republic

Graduates of the doctoral program in Asian History and Culture are highly qualified specialists in the area of their specialization. Their excellent command of a selected Asia ... +

Graduates of the doctoral program in Asian History and Culture are highly qualified specialists in the area of their specialization. Their excellent command of a selected Asian language enables them to work critically with primary sources, and they have a solid grounding in secondary literature and contemporary research. Their excellent level of erudition enables them to pursue careers in the academia (universities, research centers, etc.); they can, moreover, seek employment in cultural institutions, diplomacy, mass media, specialized think-tanks, etc. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Oct 2021
Campus
 
Charles University Faculty of Arts
Prague, Czech Republic

Graduates from the doctoral program in Auxiliary Historical Sciences are highly qualified scholars who are able to evaluate critically the results of earlier research in Auxil ... +

Graduates from the doctoral program in Auxiliary Historical Sciences are highly qualified scholars who are able to evaluate critically the results of earlier research in Auxiliary Historical Sciences, the history of management, and the theory of resources in addition to editorship and are able to work creatively in these fields in accordance with the international development in related scientific disciplines. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Oct 2021
Campus
 

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