PhD programmes

English Applied Linguistics (EAL)

Official information on EAL PhD program in Hungarian and English. For additional information in English click HERE.

English and American Literatures and Cultures (EALC)

The Doctoral School of Literary Studies offers a 4-year programme in English and American Literature & Culture. This programme combines the history and theories of literature with relevant artistic and medial examples, as well as social and cultural perspectives. The language of the programme is English.

Students participate in workshop seminars, acquire professional skills in analysis and composition, and receive individual guidance throughout their research work up until the completion of their dissertations.

Holders of a PhD in Literary Studies may pursue a career in academia and education, or may choose to work for cultural organizations, publishing and media companies, national or local administration, or in the creative industry.

Research areas vary according to the specific programs selected.
Level of the program: PhD
Duration of the program: 4+4 semesters
Registered in: EU
Credits: 240

Who should apply?
We expect applicants to be interested in the contemporary developments and challenges in literature and culture, literary and cultural heritage worldwide, and languages in general. It is an advantage if the applicant has an MA in literary studies, languages, philosophy, cultural studies, theatre or film studies, or translation.

Application requirements: MA degree, a demonstrated proficiency in English. In the final phase of the application process, applicants present their research plan and motivation in an interview (online if applying from a foreign country).

For further information please visit the programme’s k WEBPAGE or contact the head of the EALC doctoral programme Dr. Anna K√©rchy via email.