The 3rd cycle doctoral study programme is designed so as to equip the graduates with professional knowledge that they will be able to apply to practice, in particular to analyze complex situations and issues in the field of languages and interculturality, to the solution of which they will be able to approach in a comprehensive, in-depth and creative way. Working areas for which they were trained for are in particular:
- demanding and creative professional and managing work in state (state administration and local government), public, private and non-governmental institutions and organizations, in private sector and international organizations;
- professional work in the field of interlingual communication with particular emphasis on preventing, dealing with and solving crisis in multiethnic communities.
The 3rd cycle study programme is designed so as to enable the graduates to apply successfully theoretical knowledge to practice and in particular to analyze complex situations and issues in the field of languages and interculturality, to the solution of which they will be able to approach in a comprehensive, in-depth and creative way. Working areas for which they were trained for are in particular:
- scientific, research and pedagogical work in scientific and higher education institutions in the field of social and humanistic studies and in interdisciplinary programmes;
- professional and pedagogical work in educational institutions.
While designing study programmes and identifying needs for graduates in the area of social sciences, humanities and art teacher education, UP FHŠ uses expert data analysis of individual institutions at national level such as the Annual Review of Occupations in Shortage and in Excess prepared by the Employment Service of Slovenia (individual regional offices prepare the documents according to the needs of employers on the basis of analyzing data published annually by the Statistical Office and the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport).
The study programme has been compared and evaluated against the following comparable European study programmes: Dottorato in Lingue, Culture e Società Moderne e Scienze del linguaggio, Dipartimento di Studi Linguistici Culturali e Comparati, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italy; Dottorato in Lingue, Letterature e Culture straniere, Dipartimento di Lingue e letterature straniere, Università degli studi di Milano, Italy; Doctorat en Llengües i Cultures Romàniques, Arts i Humanitats, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain; Écoles doctorales/ Literature and civilizations, Paris-Sorbonne Université, France; Postgraduate (PhD study) in Languages and cultures, School of Languages and Cultures, The University of Sheffield, Great Britain.