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Doctoral Degree graduates of the International Relations and European Studies at MUP will be able to conduct basic and applied research in the fields of international relations and European integration.
Graduates are assured an education comparable to the graduates of prominent foreign universities through MUP's comprehensive and well-researched theoretical and methodological treatment of the subject.
Graduates will be qualified for pedagogical activities as well as scientific work.
The standard length of doctoral studies is three years.
The International Relations and European Studies PhD/ Doctoral degree curriculum is divided in three sections:
- Philosophy of social science.
- International relation and European integration theory.
- Methodology in international relations research.
- In addition to compulsory courses of the first section, the students must choose their specialisation courses:
Section II (international relations):
- International security.
- Cultural aspects of international relations.
- Comparison of democracies in Europe.
Section III (European integration):
- EU institutions and their development.
- European Union policies.
- Current integration processes in the EU.
Admission requirements for students wishing to pursue MUP's International Relations and European Studies PhD/ Doctoral degree are completed Masters Degree studies, or an equivalent in the case of foreign students.
Degree & diploma
Students who successfully complete the International Relations and European Studies PhD/ Doctoral Degree curriculum at MUP will obtain the title of "doktor filosofie" with the right to state Ph.D. after their name.
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