Doctoral School of Humanities
DOCTORAL SCHOOL DIRECTOR
Professor Maria Juda
Director of Doctoral School of Humanities
Prof. Maria Juda is a graduate of Maria Curie Sklodowska University in Lublin. She earned her Doctorate in Humanities (1990) – upon submission of dissertation titled “Printing privileges in Poland”. From 2005, she was employed as an associate professor at UMCS, later she attained the academic title of professor of humanities in 2013. Since October 2015, she has been working as a full professor. She is a recognized author of publications related to the history of the old printed book’s culture in the Polish and pan-European context.
In addition, she is a member of the Historical Sciences Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences, the Book History and Libraries Team of the Polish Academy of Sciences, the Committee of the Scientific Award of the Polish Academy of Sciences Adam Łysakowski, Vice-President of the Scientific and Program Council of the Provincial Public Library H. Łopaciński in Lublin. Professor Maria Juda is a member of the scientific and editorial boards of many magazines, incl. “Nauka-Dydaktyka-Praktyka,” “Librarian in Lublin,” “Folia Bibliologica,” “Przegląd Bibliteczny.”
To date she has served in different capacities; Director of the Institute of Scientific Information and Library Science at UMCS since September 1, 2003, and the head of the Department of Book Culture and Auxiliary Sciences in Bibliology.
Doctoral School of Humanities provides PhD education in six disciplines: Philosophy, History, Linguistics, Literature, Studies on Culture and Religion, as well as Fine Arts and Conservation. It meets the educational and research standards of modern Humanities, and it corresponds to Level 8 of the Polish Qualification Frame. The School facilitates the development of doctoral students’ research capacities, including identification of research problems, application of modern research tools and techniques, and national and international research-related communication. The educational aim amounts to completing an individual research project under the supervision of an experienced scholar. Doctoral students will also acquire the skills and competencies that enable them relate to and cooperate with non-academic social and workplace environments.
The Doctoral School of Humanities was established by Regulation No. 20 of the Rector of Maria Curie-Sklodowska University of April 24, 2019.
The Doctoral School of Humanities offers PhD specializations in the following disciplines: