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General competences

The main purpose of the programmes is to provide doctoral students with fundamental knowledge from their research disciplines in different fields of the humanities and social sciences, while developing the competences required for independent research and the application of knowledge at an internationally comparable level.

Through the study programme, which combines theoretical and practical elements from the chosen research disciplines and incorporates various contemporary didactic approaches, individual and team methods of acquisition, and the utilisation and application of knowledge, students will develop the following competences: Analytical abilities, Application of methodological tools, Knowledge of the environment of the selected discipline or field, Strategic focus on the selected field, Communication, Team and group work abilities, Expertise, Conflict resolution, Flexible approach to change, Networking, Ethics and values, Wide humanistic and social horizon.


The key objective is to develop knowledge, understanding, and critical use of contemporary theoretical approaches and their conceptual aspects in the study of journalism.

Subject-specific competences are:

  • ability to understand contemporary theories of journalism;
  • ability to critically apply conceptual tools for the analysis of journalism;
  • ability to formulate theoretical problems with regard to the studied journalism practice;
  • ability for synthetic and analytic treatment of concepts and problems in the field of journalism;
  • ability for critical analysis of journalism discourse.