Academic Programs

Ph.D. – Religions, Cultures, & Civilizations

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Program: Ph.D. in International Studies  – 3-4 year option with a focus in Religions, Cultures, and Civilizations

The Jackson School Ph.D. Program seeks to integrate the renowned area-based capabilities of its existing graduate programs with leading-edge scholarship and practice in the field of international studies. This new and innovative program is aimed at those scholars and practitioners who want to develop deep knowledge of areas in the context of specific contemporary global themes, policy challenges, and real-world problems. It combines an intensive research tutorial system with specific coursework to allow doctoral candidates to finish in 3-4 years.

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Applying to the Program

The applications deadline for admission starting fall 2024 is December 31, 2023. More information about the application procedure, requirements, and deadlines are available here.