Social Education

Doctoral degree in full-time or combined form. The language of instruction is English.

The programme can be studied only as a single subject. Tuition fee is €2,200 per academic year.

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Admission to Doctoral degree programmes in 2023/2024 (beginning: Spring 2024)
Submission deadline until midnight 30 November 2023.

What will you learn?

The main goal of this study programme is to prepare PhD students for research work in the academic environment. Our graduates will be able to:

  • define the field of social education,
  • understand and explain the current trends and recent findings in the field,
  • apply appropriate research methods to everyday phenomena of social reality.

An important aspect of the study programme is the application of the scientific knowledge in a number of disciplines.

Practical training

The study programme integrates both theoretical and practical courses. The specific aim of the practical courses is mainly to provide the students with research skills related to the field of study. In their practical courses students colaborate with the programme guarantor who provides them with regular feedback.

Regarding practical practical, the programme includes a number of compulsory activities, such as research internship abroad. Other opportunities to gain practical skills include teaching activities, organizing and running courses for undergraduate students, taking part in activities of other department members and organizing educational events (such as Department Symposium with a 15-year tradition).

Career opportunities

The professional opportunities for our graduates are mostly in the academic environment, particularly in the field of Social Studies, i.e. at university Faculties of Education (Department of Education and Department of Social Education), and other faculties and departments where courses related to education are taught.

Further professional opportunities are found in educational and research organizations and organizations providing social councelling and free-time activities, as well as management, non-profit organizations, department of Ministry of Education, Home Office (Ministry of Internal Affairs) and Ministry of Justice as our graduates will be able to run educational,councelling, planning and organizational activities and activities related to re-socialization.


1 Aug – 30 Nov 2023

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Study information

Provided by Faculty of Education
Type of studies Doctoral
Mode full-time Yes
combined Yes
distance No
Study options single-subject studies Yes
single-subject studies with specialization No
major/minor studies No
Standard length of studies 4 years
Language of instruction English
Doctoral board and doctoral committees
Tuition fees
The studies are subject to tuition, fees are paid per academic year
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