Humanities and Art field encompasses academic disciplines that study human condition and the essence of what it means to be human in the fast changing world. Humanities are similar to liberal arts in many ways and the two terms are sometimes used interchangeably. Academic programmes in humanities cover a broad, interdisciplinary study of society and culture throughout history. Practitioners use methods that are primarily analytic, critical, or speculative. Studies of language, literature, law, history, philosophy, religion, visual and performing arts are among the study subjects in humanities field. Studies in music are also considered to be in the field, where music is used to broaden capabilities of non-musicians by teaching skills such as concentration and listening.
Studies in humanities help students develop a broad understanding of cultural expression and improve their analytical and communication skills. Students can improve their understanding of society through satisfying their intellectual curiosity in subjects such as philosophy, art, history and literature with an emphasis on multiculturalism.
Ph.D. program in Archaeology and History of Art has two different subject concentrations: Archaeology & History of Art
The PhD programme in Italian Studies is aimed at ensuring students gain complete proficiency in both the study of texts dating from the origins of the Italian language to the current day, and in parallel, the study of works in foreign languages which are produced in those same historical geographical and cultural contexts.
The PhD programme in History of Arts is organised by the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice in collaboration with the IUAV University of Venice and the University of Verona. The PhD programme is designed to provide a suitable scientific and professional qualification within the European panorama for research in art history in all of its accepted meanings, with particular attention paid to the appreciation of artistic-cultural, territorial and environmental heritage.
This research-based, interdisciplinary program focuses on, but is not restricted to, the field of social cognition. The study of social cognition links psychological processes to economic and political behavior and to the cultural transmission of social conventions and ideas. It is highly relevant for theorizing about the biological and social roots of the human mind. Students may take courses in cognitive psychology, philosophy of mind, cognitive anthropology, computational cognition and linguistics, and receive practical research training in methods, experimental design and data analysis in the laboratories of departmental faculty members.
The main objective of the doctoral program is to train professionals to pursue academic careers as researchers or university teachers. Specializations include history of philosophy, moral and political philosophy, metaphysics and epistemology, philosophy of language, and philosophy of mind.
The aim of this PhD programme is to provide advanced knowledge of the field as well as advanced skills in methodology and analysis. The graduate will thus be capable of efficiently and innovatively comprehending the differing phenomena that occur in historical, geographical and cultural dimensions, focusing principally on primary sources within numerous Asian languages.
The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is a program of supervised research and study that may be undertaken in a range of fields. Your research will lead to the submission of a thesis that makes a significant original contribution to knowledge. This contribution can be in the form of new knowledge or of significant and original adaptation, application and interpretation of existing knowledge.
The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is a program of supervised research and study that may be undertaken in a range of possible fields. Your research will lead to the submission of a thesis, which makes a significant original contribution to knowledge.
For Greek Studies (Faculty of Arts) we are looking for a Doctoral Researcher at the Institute for Early Christian and Byzantine Studies. We offer an employment as full-time doctoral researcher starting October 1, 2014 for 4 years.
The PhD programme in Ancient Heritage Studies is organised by the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice in collaboration with the University of Trieste and the University of Udine. The PhD programme takes a united perspective of the antique world and is directed at utilizing specific methodologies and techniques in order to scrutinize the multiple themes and disciplines relevant to historical and interpretive difficulties proposed by monuments and texts.
The Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Psychology) program comprises requirements to be completed in four years of full time study. The first year of the Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Psychology) program is the same as for the Master Psychology (Clinical) program. The program consists of coursework, research and practicum. Eligible domestic higher degree research students may be awarded an Exemption Scholarship to cover the cost of academic tuition fees.
The PhD Programme in Modern Languages, Cultures and Societies and Linguistics is organized into two main subject areas, which incorporate languages, language science, literature and culture within numerous scientific and cultural projects: Modern Languages, Cultures and Societies and Linguistics.