A Doctorate of Philology is an academic degree that qualifies the holder to teach at the university level in the specific philological field. Research doctorates are awarded in recognition of academic research that is publishable in a peer-refereed academic journal. Earning a research doctorate also requires successful completion of a regimen of coursework beyond the masters level.

Criteria for award of research doctorates requires the submission of a substantial body of original research undertaken by the candidate. It takes the form of a dissertation. The submission will be assessed by a small committee of examiners appointed by the university. The time required to complete a research doctorate at the faculty of Philology is fours years.

  • See Doctoral studies for more information about regulations, admission, application procedure, dissertation themes.
  • See Doctoral Studies Committee at the Faculty of Philology.
  • See Promotional scholarships for doctoral candidates about the project that aims to foster scientific and artistic initiatives of doctoral candidates supporting their scientific and creative ideas and research and development activities.
  • See Postdoctoral Fellowship for more information about the project that aims to upgrade the qualifications and competencies of scholars, promote the researcher mobility between sectors, fields, institutions, and countries, as well as the mobility between the public and private sectors.