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Top 25 Doctors of Philosophy in History 2019/2020

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.

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Lingnan University

Among the senior faculty, our Chair Professor, Richard Davis, specializes in middle-period China (Five Dynasties to Song period). His publications touch upon cultural his ... [+]

PhD in History

Normal Duration: 3 or 4 years (Full-time)

Place: Hong Kong

The Department of History at Lingnan currently has ten full-time faculty members, and their research areas cover pre-modern and modern Chinese history, history of Hong Kong, modern British and European history, history of Russia and Central Asia, and American history. The Department is particularly interested in recruiting students who are interested in transnational history.

Professor Liu William Guanglin’s research focuses on Chinese economic history, political economy of late Imperial China, Chinese military history, Neo-Confucianism and the market economy in a historical perspective.

Professor Lau Chi-pang is a specialist of Hong Kong History, Ming and Qing China, Modern China, Chinese Intellectual History.... [-]

Hong Kong Tuen Mun
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English
Full-time
30 - 72 months
Campus
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University of Pardubice

History Ph.D. students realize scientific research and become independent and creative specialists in the field. Graduates will be able to present and defend the outcomes ... [+]

Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Study Field: Historical Sciences Form of study: Part-time/Full-time The standard length of study: 3 years Number of ECTS credits allocated: Study is not credit-based Graduation requirements: State Doctoral examination and Doctoral thesis defense Tuition fee (per academic year): Maximum 2,900 EUR

History Ph.D. students realize scientific research and become independent and creative specialists in the field. Graduates will be able to present and defend the outcomes of their research in the local and international scientific community. Graduates are able to state objectives and choose methods of their own research work and are able to formulate original scientific and research projects. Graduates communicate actively in at least two languages within their field, they publish articles in specialized magazines, and they are able to present their research in lectures. Graduates work as highly qualified specialists in scientific and research institutions (universities, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, museums, archives, etc.) or in spheres where their education and experience are valuable (state administration, politics, diplomacy, cultural and educational institutions, preservation, etc.).... [-]

Czech Republic Pardubice II
October 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Campus
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IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca

One of the four field-specific tracks is Analysis and Management of Cultural Heritage, which is under the “Cognitive and Cultural Systems” PhD Program. ... [+]

2019/20 PhD Programs at the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca

Deadline for applications – April 23rd 2019, 12 pm CEST

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019/20 PhD Programs at the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca (www.imtlucca.it), one of the six Schools of Excellence in Italy and one of the highest rated graduate schools in Europe according to the most recent U-Multirank survey.Highly motivated candidates from all disciplines are invited to apply for one of the 32 fully-funded scholarships within two doctoral Programs that integrate scientific competences of economics, engineering, computer science, neuroscience and behavioral psychology, physics, applied mathematics, statistics, history and sciences of cultural heritage.... [-]

Italy Lucca
October 2019
English
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
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University of Trieste

The general educational aim of the “History of Societies, Institutions, and Thought. From Medieval to Contemporary History” doctorate is uniform for all curricula, even t ... [+]

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 differing themes and perspectives are explored depending on the specific area of interest.

The doctorate intends to train scholars able to identify broad scientific problems of historical or philosophical nature; plan and carry out studies organically connected to the chosen area of research, identify and make competent use of necessary sources or critically analyze data, texts, themes, concepts and methods; identify and make use of an international bibliography; organize and present the material they have gathered and composed a scientific text. The program focuses on an interdisciplinary approach based on a global, diachronic and comparative perspective.... [-]

Italy Trieste
October 2019
English
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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Boston College

The Ph.D. degree in history is offered with concentrations in Medieval History, Early Modern European History, Modern European History, American History, and Latin Americ ... [+]

Welcome to Graduate History at Boston College

Boston College’s graduate programs in history attract talented students from around the world. We offer M.A. and Ph.D. programs with training in a number of regional and thematic specialties; British, medieval, U.S. and modern European history have long been strengths of the department. Emerging areas of faculty expertise and graduate student interest include South Asian, East Asian and Latin American history. In addition, the department trains in a range of comparative and transnational areas, with a particular interest in the history of religion, empires and legacies, the Atlantic world, urban history, and transnational history.

The Department of History welcomes a small class of new graduate students each September; our program’s size ensures individualized attention and considerable flexibility in designing one’s plan of study. All Ph.D. students are guaranteed funding through their fifth year in the program, assuming successful completion of requirements. Graduate students gain experience teaching in the two-semester core history sequence, first as teaching assistants and later as teaching fellows in charge of their own classes. Faculty and graduate students come together regularly for conversations about the craft of teaching history.... [-]

USA Boston
September 2020
English
Full-time
Campus
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ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics & Management

The Ph.D. 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 ... [+]

Ph.D. in Economic and Social History

The Ph.D. 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 aims to provide high-quality academic training in economic history and produce original research in this field.

The course aims to prepare professionals with high capacity of interpretation and response to economic and social changes in the long run and to the interaction between chronological, geographical and social aspects of those changes.

The research undertaken in ISEG’s research centers – namely GHES – Social and Economic History Research Centre – provide important support for students in this program. This center and the other research centers in ISEG, which have been also evaluated as very good or excellent, are the host centers for the Ph.D. Economic and Social History students.... [-]

Portugal Lisbon
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English
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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University of Johannesburg

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 Studie ... [+]

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 topic is selected in consultation with the lecturer.

Admission requirements

To gain entrance into this programme, the candidate must have an MA in Historical Studies or a closely related discipline.

Contact details

Name: Prof Louis Grundlingh Tel: 011 559 2007 / Email: louisg@uj.ac.za

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.

All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
English
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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SOAS University of London

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 ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or Part-time

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 visitors from all parts of the world. The top ratings given to the Department in the official national research assessments of 1996, 2001 and 2008 took into account the excellence of its research training, as well as the staff publication record. The Department provides opportunities for well-qualified applicants to join large groups of students and staff working in or around their specialist fields of history. The unique combination of individual supervision, taught courses and seminars ensure that the large majority of students complete their degrees within four years.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
Campus
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Charles University Faculty of Arts

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 ... [+]

Graduates have a sound knowledge of current trends in the field and are able to adopt a creative approach to 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.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
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English
Full-time
4 years
Online & Campus Combined
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Charles University Faculty of Science

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

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 involves the possession of MSc or MA degree (Mgr).

Description of verification and evaluation criteria

The entrance exam is a one-round in the form of an interview. Based on a written request submitted electronically together with the application but no later than by 19 May 2019, the Dean may permit the entrance examination to take place via information and communication technology, but only for serious and documented reasons such as health or study abroad.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
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Full-time
4 years
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Faculty of Humanities, Charles University

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

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.

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Czech Republic Prague 5
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English
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Online & Campus Combined
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Charles University Faculty of Education

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 researc ... [+]

Characteristics of the Studies

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.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
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Full-time
4 years
Campus
Online & Campus Combined
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“1 Decembrie 1918” University of Alba Iulia

The Doctoral School represents an academic institutional structure, invested with responsibility in the administrative organization of conducting doctoral university stud ... [+]

Doctors of Philosophy in History. Mission

The Doctoral School represents an academic institutional structure, invested with responsibility in the administrative organization of conducting doctoral university studies within the University "December 1, 1918" of Alba Iulia, with attributions in managing the activity of the doctoral students and in promoting the research activity specific to this cycle of academic training. .

The Doctoral School aims to promote and achieve excellence in fundamental and applied research, aims to enhance the quality of university preparation, as well as to conclude partnerships in interdisciplinary research activities, at national and international level.... [-]

Romania Alba Iulia
October 2019
English,Romanian
Full-time
Campus
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The University of Edinburgh - The School of History, Classics & Archaeology

The PhD in History offers you the opportunity to study history at an advanced level through independent research. The PhD is our principal research degree. The size of Ed ... [+]

The PhD in History offers you the opportunity to study history at an advanced level through independent research.

The PhD is our principal research degree. The size of Edinburgh’s history department and the breadth of expertise available from our staff means that we can offer supervision for research projects in a wide array of fields. We have strong research concentrations in Scottish history, American history, global and transnational history, Irish history, intellectual history, and medieval history, and colleagues who can supervise topics spanning two millennia and five continents. Members of the history department have strong links with colleagues elsewhere in the University with research expertise in related disciplines, from Classics, Archaeology and History of Art to Politics and Economics.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
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Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Campus
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Universidad de La Laguna

The Atlantic Islands PhD program: History, Heritage and Institutional-Legal Framework is a multidisciplinary research training proposal, offered by the universities of th ... [+]

The Atlantic Islands PhD program: History, Heritage and Institutional-Legal Framework is a multidisciplinary research training proposal, offered by the universities of the Macaronesian Region that aims to affirm the scientific validity of island studies and, especially, those of the archipelagos of the middle Atlantic, according to their historical, cultural, patrimonial and legal specificities, understood as a shared island world. Although professors belonging to the "Legal-institutional framework" line at the University of La Laguna participate in the offer of the other three universities of the Program, the training offer includes only the first and second lines of the program.

The official proposal doctoral Atlantic Islands: History, Economics, Heritage and Legal and Institutional Framework responds to the need to complete academic degree and master cycles that within the European Higher Education Area are implementing our universities.... [-]

Spain Santa Cruz de Tenerife
September 2020
Spanish,Portuguese (Portugal)
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
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