Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science

The structure of the PhD program in Political Science is based on a system of ‘tracks’ (areas of specialization, or ‘majors’). The tracks represent academic fields/sub-fields or research areas that reflect the major strengths and interests of our faculty.

The doctoral school offers five specializations based on a system of  ‘tracks’:

Courses

Title Instructor Credit
A Critical Survey of Theories of World Politics Michael Merlingen 4.0
Advanced Methods: Discourse Analysis Lea Sgier 2.0
Advanced Methods: Missing Data Problems in Statistical Inference: Item and Unit Nonresponse, Ecological and Causal Inferences Levente Littvay 4.0
Advanced Methods: Multilevel Modeling Levente Littvay 2.0
Advanced Methods: Structural Equation Modeling Levente Littvay 2.0
Advanced Political Philosophy I: Political Authority and Obligation Janos Kis 4.0
Analysis of Categorical Data Tamas Rudas 2.0
Authoritarianism Matteo Fumagalli 2.0
Authoritarianism Matteo Fumagalli 2.0
Bayesian Data Analysis József Fiser 2.0
Behavioral Social Choice Bernard Grofman 2.0
Behavioral Social Choice Bernie Grofman 2.0
Comparative Area Studies Matthijs Bogaards 2.0
Constituent Power Nenad Dimitrijevic 4.0
Critical Approaches to the Study of Nationalism Michael Laurence Miller
András László Pap
2.0
Critical Security Studies Paul Roe 4.0
Democracy in and of Europe: Macro & Meso, National & Supranational Philippe C. Schmitter 2.0
Democratic Theory Janos Kis 4.0
Democratic Theory Janos Kis 4.0
Discourse Analysis Lea Sgier 2.0
Electoral clientelism and corruption Isabela Mares 2.0
Foundations of Global Governance and Order Amitav Acharya 2.0
Fundamental Ideas in Network Science János Kertész 4.0
Graphical Modeling Tamas Rudas 2.0
How to design good experiments in Cognitive Science Guenther Knoblich 2.0
International Relations Theory Alexander Astrov 4.0
International Relations Theory Alexander Astrov 4.0
Interpretive Research Design Xymena Kurowska 2.0
Issues in Applied Ethics Chrys Margaritidis 2.0
Issues in Applied Ethics Chrys Margaritidis 2.0
Liberty, Globalisation, and Tax Justice Philip Goff 2.0
Liberty, Globalisation, and Tax Justice Philip Goff 2.0
Mathematical Statistics Tamas Rudas 2.0
Methods and Research Design Erin Jenne 4.0
Microhistorical analysis in comparative research Isabela Mares 2.0
Microhistorical analysis in comparative research Isabela Mares 2.0
Microhistorical analysis in comparative research Isabela Mares 2.0
Modern Multivariate Analysis Tamas Rudas 2.0
Network Science Albert - László Barabási 2.0
Network Science László Barabási 2.0
Philosophy of Science: Core Contemporary Issues Maria Kronfeldner 2.0
Political Authority and Obligation Janos Kis 4.0
Political Dynamics Carsten Q. Schneider 4.0
Political Economy of Global Finance Herman Schwartz 2.0
Political Equality Zoltan Miklosi 2.0
Political Ethnography Xymena Kurowska 2.0
Political Institutions Matthijs Bogaards
Andres Moles
4.0
Political Sociology and Political Economy Andras Bozoki
Attila Folsz
4.0
Political Sociology and Political Economy Laszlo Bruszt
Zsolt Enyedi
4.0
Power and Resistance I Michael Merlingen 2.0
Power and Resistance II Michael Merlingen 2.0
Prospectus Seminar Gabor Toka 2.0
Public Administration Diane Stone
Achim Kemmerling
4.0
Public Policy and Party Politics Evelyne Hübscher 2.0
Public Policy and Public Administration Agnes Batory
Evelyne Hübscher
4.0
Public Policy: Theories, Traditions and Transitions Sara Svensson
Agnes Batory
4.0
Research in European and Global Governance Daniel Large
Uwe Puetter
4.0
Set-Theoretic Methods Carsten Q. Schneider 2.0
States, Classes, and Industries in the International Political Economy Béla Greskovits 4.0
States, Classes, and Industries in the International Political Economy Béla Greskovits 4.0
Survey Methodology Tamas Rudas 2.0
Tax and Social Justice Philip Goff 2.0
The International Politics of Development Achim Kemmerling 4.0
The International Politics of Development Kristin Makszin 4.0
The New Political Economy of Development László Csaba 4.0
The Political Economy of Regime Change Laszlo Bruszt
Inna Melnykovska
4.0
Theory of Justice Janos Kis 4.0
Understanding neo-nationalism: theories, concepts and methodologies Szabolcs Pogonyi 2.0
War Andres Moles 2.0
Worldly Philosophers of Capitalism, Democracy and Development Béla Greskovits 4.0