ARHA Ph.D. Program
For the ARHA Ph.D. program, we are looking for students with a strong academic record, enthusiasm for learning, and high potential for scholarly research and teaching in the fields of archaeology, history of art, or cultural heritage management and museum studies. An undergraduate or Masters degree in archaeology, history of art, classics, history, architecture or a related field is preferred. Both Turkish students and foreign students are encouraged to apply and both are eligible for our scholarship and fellowship packages. Highly qualified candidates for the PhD program who need additional training in English may be eligible for English language preparatory studies included in their fellowship.
ARHA PhD Program
2 Required Theory/Method Courses
Students are required to choose 2 Theory/Method courses from a pool of 6 courses offered in a 4-semester period. These courses cover ARHA’s range of areas, disciplines, and temporal periods:
- ARHA 506 or 507: Archaeological Methods and Theory I or II
- ARHA 508: Advanced Historiography and Theory of Art History
- ARHA 509: Modern Historiography of the Late Antique /Byzantine Worlds
- ARHA 504 or 505: Museum Studies & Cultural Heritage Management I or II
- ARHA 610: Advanced Doctoral Thesis Seminar
4 Area Electives at 500+ level
ARHA 540: Field Studies or Internship
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In consultation with and with approval of student’s advisor
ARHA 695: PhD Thesis