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Postgraduate Studies Start for Ph.D. in Social Sciences
Acquainting with the latest international scientific achievements in the field of social sciences and developing the student's scientific interests.
Program length and form
6 semestrów (180 godzin dydaktycznych)
Extramural program, meetings convene once a month
Criteria for completing the postgraduate program
- Presence and active participation in classes
- Completion of subjects included in the study program in each semester
- Preparation of at least one scientific article or monograph for publication
The study program will allow you to acquire knowledge, competences and skills necessary for independent research and teaching in the field of social sciences.
Graduate of Postgraduate Studies Start for Ph.D. in Social Sciences:
- has in-depth knowledge of the latest scientific achievements in the field of social sciences;
- has in-depth knowledge of the methodology of scientific research in social sciences;
- has the skills necessary to manage research projects;
- has professional knowledge regarding the preparation of scientific publications;
- has high skills in preparing public speaking;
- is aware of the ethical aspects of conducting research.
Candidate profilePostgraduate studies Start for Ph.D. in Social Sciences are addressed to graduates of second-cycle (Master) studies or uniform master's studies, both in Poland and abroad, interested in further education in the field of social sciences
Recruitment rulesOrder of applications
Application form for admission to post-graduate studies signed by the candidate (link to the formula can be found at https://phdsocialsciences.ug.edu.pl/).
Diploma of graduating from 2nd degree studies or uniform Master’s studies or
a certified copy of the diploma
Diploma of completion of studies in Poland or diploma of completion of studies abroad, recognized or nostrified (2nd degree studies or uniform Master’s studies or a certified copy of the diploma) – in the case of a candidate who is a foreigner
Declaration that the submitted diploma confirms the candidate’s education level – in the case of a candidate with a surname other than that on the diploma
RODO information clause signed by the candidate (link to the formula can be found at https://phdsocialsciences.ug.edu.pl/).
Dates and stages of recruitmentSubmission of application documents: July 10th 2020 - September 27th 2020 or when the limit of candidates has been exhausted
Publication of list of people initially accepted: September 28th 2020
Director of Postgraduate Program
The teaching staff consists of research and teaching staff of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Gdańsk, special guests from other universities and practitioners with experience in conducting training courses in the field of studies. The core of the staff consists of scientists with professors' and Ph.D.’ titles in the field of social sciences, in the disciplines of: psychology, sociology, education and the political science, with extensive substantive knowledge, documented by international scientific publications, as well as experience in obtaining funds for scientific research, confirmed by obtained scientific grants on both national and international levels . In addition, they are people with very extensive experience in caring for Ph. D. students, having both key competences for the didactic process, as well as extensive professional experience, embedded in practice, which allows for up-to-date and complementary setting of the formulated research problems in the perspective of social sciences.