Doctoral Program in Sociology in Budapest in Hungary

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A PhD is the abbreviation for Doctor of philosophy. This degree is a post graduate program delivered to a high level student researcher who has done deep research in a specific field or subject.

This area of study entails the coexistence between different groups of people. An advanced study in this area of study will enable you to make better decisions when helping people. You will have knowledge on how to come up with strategies that will improve people's lives.

A landlocked country found in the Central Europe region with Hungarian as their official language. The country’s mathematics and science approach are outstanding. It homes the world’s first technology institute. It is here that the first steam engine in Europe was built back in 1722.

Budapest is the capital city of Hungary and the ninth largest in the European Union. As the largest in the country, it serves as a center for commercial and industrial activities among others. It has close to twenty institutions of higher learning within its borders.

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PhD in Sociology

Corvinus University of Budapest, Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time September 2017 Hungary Budapest

The PhD program in Sociology aims to prepare students to carry out high quality research in economic sociology and related social areas. [+]

Doctoral Degrees in Sociology in Budapest in Hungary. PhD in Sociology The PhD program in Sociology aims to prepare students to carry out high quality research in economic sociology and related social areas. In order to achieve this goal we offer courses in sociological theory, methodology, stratification, economic sociology, and subject area topics. PhD students are supposed to take part in research seminars from the beginning, where their topic is discussed and developed. The program includes the following specialization areas: Economic sociology - Migration studies - Financial culture of everyday life – Corruption and social norms –Subjective well-being – Information technology and society – Local society – Unemployment - Labour market – Social policy – Social aspects of European integration – Elites - Entrepreneurship – Deliberative and experimental methods - Networks, trust and social resources The work of the PhD student is controlled by a tutor, whose task is to advise the PhD candidate during the research. The degree-acquiring process includes three elements: to pass the doctoral rigorosum, to write and defend the proposal, and to write and defend the final doctoral dissertation. The final dissertation has to be defended in front of a committee, including the opponents with written evaluation of the thesis. [-]