Requirements for the PhD program often involve the student having already obtained a Master’s degree. Additionally, a thesis or dissertation primarily consisting of original academic research must be submitted. In some countries, this work may even need to be defended in front of a panel.
Doctoral Degree in Social Sciences
The Ph.D. department in the School of Social Work is uniquely designed to prepare students for leadership roles in urban social work research, urban policy analysis, and advoc ... +
The Doctor of International Relations (DIR) Programme is the highest degree offered by the Geneva School of Diplomacy and brings together academic excellence through meticulou ... +
The Doctoral Program in Public Policy is a specialized track in the Political Science Ph.D. The program run by the CEU Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy, and ... +
A Ph.D. by publication is similar to a conventional Ph.D. but recognizes research work carried out by entrepreneurial companies and academic organizations that lead to novel a ... +
The programme boasts an impressive staff that includes political scientists, social and political theorists and historians. International and interdisciplinary research projec ... +
The challenges we face today—social and environmental injustice, climate change, precarious work, surveillance, and a shrinking public sphere—are big, complex and multifaceted ... +
The Ph.D. Program in International Relations provides a rigorous approach to the study of global affairs with a particular emphasis on security and regional studies. Students ... +
This multi-disciplinary program promotes excellence and immerses doctoral candidates in research that lies at the crossroads between Science, Technology and the Humanities and ... +
The doctoral program in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) has a long and rich history. The program addresses family processes and empirically-supported relational intervention ... +
Our program explores leading-edge issues in innovative ways that combine scholarship, creativity, and self-inquiry.
The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is at the forefront of development. Our students come from all over the globe and are united in their commitment to transform approa ... +
The Ph.D. in MFT is an advanced course of the MA in Marriage and Family Therapy. The program is grounded in a Christian worldview that presents a holistic perspective of human ... +
This program gives emphasis to research on both leadership and governance philosophy, theory and practice, to analyze from a leadership (in contrast to management) framework.
This is an advanced program of study designed to impart knowledge and produce original research in the field of Development, in line with the best European universities. With ... +
The field is aimed at local, regional, macro-regional, continental, and global problems of the landscape sphere. The aiming is based on the study of the development of Nature ... +