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University of Hradec Králové, Philosophical Faculty PhD in African or Latin American Studies
University of Hradec Králové, Philosophical Faculty

PhD in African or Latin American Studies

Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic

4 Years


Full time

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EUR 3,000 / per year *


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The Philosophical Faculty of the University of Hradec Králové offers a Ph.D. Degree which may be pursued in full-time study. The Ph.D. programme is designed for students who have obtained a Master´s Degree in Political Science and related study disciplines. The study is designed as an overview of area studies and political science focusing on either Africa or Latin America.

What are African and Latin American Studies about?

The Ph.D. study of the field Africa Studies and the Ph.D. study of the field Latin American Studies aim at the preparation of qualified specialists in area studies with a primary focus on Africa or Latin America. The Ph.D. studies are designed especially for students with a Master´s Degree in Political Science or related disciplines. The study concentrates primarily on comparative research of chosen region with the objective to apply theoretical and methodological knowledge to social, political and economic problems of either Africa or Latin America region.

Experience in studying in Africa or Latin America

The objective of both study programs is the education and preparation of scholars interested in research and teaching with a focus on given region. The study is aimed at the preparation of graduates who will acquire theoretical and methodological knowledge as well as practical skills acquired at one go the many partner universities and research institutions in either African or Latin American countries. Students are supposed to carry out an extensive field research in chosen region related to the topic of their doctoral dissertation. The immediate experience of the study and research abroad will enable the graduates of the Ph.D. programme to take up research projects and to absorb the knowledge better and maximize its practical usage.

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