Doctoral study in European Studies

Why study with us?

We approach Europe from a variety of disciplines and perspectives, including culture, society and politics; art history; classical studies and ancient history; history, philosophy and theological and religious studies.

As a doctoral candidate, you'll benefit from: financial support for research expenses through PReSS funding; high-calibre supervision practices; and the networks and expertise of our world-class academic researchers.

Research opportunities

We welcome PhD research proposals in areas such as:

  • European cinema and drama
  • European integration
  • Language, memory and the history of public speech
  • The body, gender and visual culture

Our people

European Studies draws on the expertise of staff from the School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics and other areas within the Faculty of Arts and across the University of Auckland.

Scholarships and awards

There are several scholarships you may be eligible for when you decide to pursue your PhD in German:

Help and advice

For help with enrolling in your PhD you can contact the Arts Students' Centre.

If you would like to discuss your plans for your doctoral research you can contact our PhD Adviser.

Apply for doctoral study