PhD in Classical Archaeology Program By Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
    =209
  • Degree PhD
  • Study Level PHD
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(EUR) 1620-
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Sep

The main mission of the PhD in Classical Archaeology is to train researchers to an advanced level of quality research in the different areas of this discipline which includes Roman archaeology, Greek archaeology and the protohistory of the Mediterranean. The general objectives are as follows:

  • Include the PhD student in a research group
  • Broaden the capacity for acquiring an intensive specialisation in the different directions offered by the lines of research that have been defined.
  • Encourage initiative in carrying out the research project using the scientific methodology of the line in which the research is being carried out.
  • Promote the acquisition of general skills related to the personal and group work capacity: participation in research projects, data base management, application of new technology, etc.
  • Write the doctoral thesis.
This programme is offered jointly with the Catalan Institute of Classical Archaeology and the Rovira i Virgili University. This enables PhD students to take advantage of the infrastructure and potential of the institute and place the programme in a central position in the field of Catalan, European and Mediterranean archaeology.

About University

Founded in 1968, the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is known for its excellence in research and quality in teaching, and is a reference centre in Spain and the European Union.

The UAB is a leading public university with a strong international vocation, highly committed to promoting mobility, collaboration and the capture of talent.

Academic teaching at the UAB is characterised by its multidisciplinarity and is closely linked to many research activities. The UAB pioneers the implementation of several action plans focused on increasing sustainability and environment-friendly measures on campus. 

The UAB offers top level academic programmes in all areas of knowledge, with almost 100 Bachelor's Degrees, over 500 Official and Master's Degrees and Graduate Diplomas and almost 70 PhD programmes.

In 2016, the UAB Barcelona Summer School was created. It offers a wide array of subjects in several fields and takes place from the end of June to the beginning of August. Most of the courses are taught in English, with an option to learn and improve your Spanish as a Foreign Language. Depending on the regulations of each home university, especially if there is a mobility agreement with the UAB, students will be able to transfer the credits earned during their stay to their current degree.


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