Dual Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree in the field of History, with Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), in Brazil

Program Learning Outcomes for the Dual PhD Degree in the field of History, with Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), in Brazil

Upon completing the Dual PhD program in the field of History with the Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate oral and written fluency at the graduate level in the target languages.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the historiography on their research topic(s) in the two target languages.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work with archives and libraries abroad; and demonstrate the ability to do research in the primary sources in the target languages.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work with two advisors showing an understanding of two distinct academic communities.

Requirements for the Dual PhD Degree in the field of History, with Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), in Brazil

For general university requirements, please see Doctoral Degrees

Rice will award a PhD degree in the field of History to UNICAMP students who have successfully completed the following requirements:

  1. Passed their comprehensive examinations and been admitted to candidacy at UNICAMP.
  2. Completed 6 graduate-level courses at Rice, which one must be HIST 575, one must be a History research seminar, and one must be a History reading seminar. Students must be enrolled in at least 9 credit hours per semester while at Rice University.
  3. Written a dissertation in the language of their home institution and a summary in English that is equivalent in style, scholarship, and length to an academic journal article.
  4. Successfully presented the dissertation and the summary in English to a faculty panel at Rice.
  5. Successfully defended the dissertation at UNICAMP. 

UNICAMP will award the Doutor em História to Rice students who have successfully completed the following requirements:

  1. Passed their comprehensive examinations and been admitted to candidacy at Rice.
  2. Completed 2 semesters of coursework at UNICAMP, including all required courses for UNICAMP Ph.D students in History.
  3. Written a dissertation in the language of their home institution and a summary in Portuguese, that is equivalent in style, scholarship, and length to an academic journal article.
  4. Successfully presented the dissertation, and the summary, in Portuguese, to a faculty panel at UNICAMP.
  5. Successfully defended the dissertation at Rice.

 Summary  

Total Credit Hours Required for the PhD Degree in the field of History 90

Policies for the Dual PhD Degree in the field of History, with Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), in Brazil

Department of History Graduate Program Handbook

The General Announcements (GA) is the official Rice curriculum. As an additional resource for students, the Department of History publishes a graduate program handbook, which can be found here: 
http://gradhandbooks.rice.edu/2017_18/History_Graduate_Handbook.pdf.

For additional information, please see the History website: http://history.rice.edu/

Opportunities for the Dual PhD Degree in the field of History, with Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), in Brazil

See https://humanities.rice.edu/student-life for tables of fellowships, prizes, and internships/practica that may be relevant to this degree.