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PhD in History

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ABOUT THE

Program

In 2014, the School of History formulated the Doctorate in History with the objective of training highly qualified researchers to propose and execute autonomously rigorous scientific research activities in the area of History.

The program is supported by the recognized academic trajectory of the School of History of the UIS as well as by the high qualification of its professors and graduates.

The program is aimed at professional historians or graduates of other social and human sciences who have obtained a master’s degree in history or who demonstrate, through their working life and their productions, sufficient maturity in this field of knowledge.

Bucaramanga, Santander: SNIES 104075 | Qualified registration: MEN N.° 005100 of March 25, 2021, validity 7 years.

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DEGREE:

Doctor in History

DURATION:

6 semesters

MODALITY:

In-person

CAMPUS

Main Campus - Bucaramanga

DEGREE:

Doctor in History

DURATION:

6 semesters

MODALITY:

In-person

CAMPUS:

Main Campus - Bucaramanga

APPLICANT

Profile

The program is aimed at:

  • Professional historians who have obtained a Master's degree in History, or in any of the disciplines of the Human Sciences, Social Sciences, Economics, Arts and similar.

  • Professionals from other areas of knowledge, preferably from the area of the Humanities or the Social Sciences and the Economic Sciences who have studied History or have a Master's degree in History, or in one of the Human Sciences or the Social Sciences, or the Economic Sciences, but with proven experience in historical research.

GRADUATE

Profile

The graduate is a researcher specialized in Colombian history, endowed with a wide range of knowledge and methodological strategies thanks to the different formative experiences contemplated in the program. He/she is familiar with the documentary sources of the diverse constitutive processes of the history of Colombia, its interconnected regions and the subjects that are the protagonists of these processes. The doctor in History possesses epistemological, theoretical and methodological qualities to carry out processes of research and communication of the results in the national and international environment.

APPLICANT

Profile

The program is aimed at:

  • Professional historians who have obtained a Master’s degree in History, or in any of the disciplines of the Human Sciences, Social Sciences, Economics, Arts and similar.

  • Professionals from other areas of knowledge, preferably from the area of the Humanities or the Social Sciences and the Economic Sciences who have studied History or have a Master’s degree in History, or in one of the Human Sciences or the Social Sciences, or the Economic Sciences, but with proven experience in historical research.

GRADUATE

Profile

The graduate is a researcher specialized in Colombian history, endowed with a wide range of knowledge and methodological strategies thanks to the different formative experiences contemplated in the program. He/she is familiar with the documentary sources of the diverse constitutive processes of the history of Colombia, its interconnected regions and the subjects that are the protagonists of these processes. The doctor in History possesses epistemological, theoretical and methodological qualities to carry out processes of research and communication of the results in the national and international environment.

Tuition Subsidies and Condobable Loans

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program

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program

All about our program

Academic

Curriculum

 

Code:  27595           Credits:    6  - Theory of History and Historiography I


Code:  27596           Credits:    4  - In-depth Thematic Seminar Elective I


Code:  27597           Credits:    4  - Thesis Seminar I


Code:  29794           Credits:    2  - Thesis proposal I

 

Code:  27599           Credits:    6  - Theory of History and Historiography II


Code:  27600           Credits:    4  - In-depth Thematic Seminar Elective II


Code:  29765           Credits:    4  - Thesis Seminar II


Code:  29766           Credits:    2  - Thesis proposal II

 

Code:  27603           Credits:    8  - Thesis Seminar III


Code:  27604           Credits:    8  - Thesis proposal III

 

Code:  27605           Credits:    8  - Thesis Seminar IV


Code:  29770           Credits:    8  - Doctoral Thesis I

 

Code:  29771           Credits:    8  - Doctoral Thesis II


 

 

Code:  29772           Credits:    8  - Doctoral Thesis III


 

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

   Bucaramanga    

1st Semester

2024

* Subject to demand

Registration opening

Deadline for payment of registration fee

Registration closing

Entrance exams

Interviews

Classes start

 

August 16, 2023

January 24, 2024

January 26, 2024

February 01, 2024

February 07, 2024

February 19, 2024

  

Requirements list

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or Photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language. The degrees must be validated before the Ministerio de Educación Nacional of the Republic of Colombia in case the applicant is going to study a master’s degree in the area of health, law or other area regulated by national regulations that require this administrative act.
  • Certificate of the grades obtained during undergraduate studies, with a weighted average equal to or higher than three point fifty (3.50), and those of the research or in-depth master’s degree programs completed.
    • Notice 2: In the case of UIS undergraduate alumni, it is not necessary to provide it.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.
  • If the advisory committee so determines, proof of reading comprehension and written production in Spanish language, presenting the certificate of approval issued by the UIS School of Languages.
    • Notice 3: If the advisory committee so determines, proof of reading comprehension and written production in Spanish language, presenting the certificate of approval issued by the UIS School of Languages.
  • Certification of foreign language level equivalent to or higher than level A2 according to the CEFR for languages, according to standardized test or issued by the UIS Language Institute.
    • Notice 4: This certification will not be required for those applicants who are native speakers of a foreign language or who have obtained a university degree in a foreign language, according to the description of such studies in the corresponding documents.
  • Three (3) confidential letters of academic reference, in sealed envelopes, sent directly to the graduate coordination, according to the form established by the UIS.
  • Endorsement letter from a research group or center of the UIS or from a scientific institution with which there is an agreement in force, signed by the director of the same, and in which the applicant is presented to the program.

 

SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM

  • AA
  • BB
  • CC

  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

# S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

# S.M.M.L.V.

Academic fees per semester # S.M.M.L.V.

The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page "Start registration process" you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

1st semester

2024

*Subject to demand of the program.




Bucaramanga

Registration start

Aug 16, 2023

Deadline for payment of registration fee

Jan 24, 2024

Registration deadline

Jan 26, 2024

Entrance exams

Feb 01, 2024

Interviews

Feb 07, 2024

Classes start

Feb 19, 2024

Requirements list

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or Photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language. The degrees must be validated before the Ministerio de Educación Nacional of the Republic of Colombia in case the applicant is going to study a master’s degree in the area of health, law or other area regulated by national regulations that require this administrative act.
  • Certificate of the grades obtained during undergraduate studies, with a weighted average equal to or higher than three point fifty (3.50), and those of the research or in-depth master’s degree programs completed.
    • Notice 2: In the case of UIS undergraduate alumni, it is not necessary to provide it.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.
  • If the advisory committee so determines, proof of reading comprehension and written production in Spanish language, presenting the certificate of approval issued by the UIS School of Languages.
    • Notice 3: If the advisory committee so determines, proof of reading comprehension and written production in Spanish language, presenting the certificate of approval issued by the UIS School of Languages.
  • Certification of foreign language level equivalent to or higher than level A2 according to the CEFR for languages, according to standardized test or issued by the UIS Language Institute.
    • Notice 4: This certification will not be required for those applicants who are native speakers of a foreign language or who have obtained a university degree in a foreign language, according to the description of such studies in the corresponding documents.
  • Three (3) confidential letters of academic reference, in sealed envelopes, sent directly to the graduate coordination, according to the form established by the UIS.
  • Endorsement letter from a research group or center of the UIS or from a scientific institution with which there is an agreement in force, signed by the director of the same, and in which the applicant is presented to the program.

SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM

  • AA
  • BB
  • CC
  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

# S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

# S.M.M.L.V.*

Academic fees per semester

# S.M.M.L.V.


The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page "Start registration process" you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

OUR

Faculty

Ana Milena Rhenals Doria

Doctor in Latin American History

Nectalí Ariza Ariza

Doctor of American History

Brenda Escobar Guzmán

Doctor of History

Álvaro Acevedo Tarazona

Doctor of Transitions, Changes and Permanence in Modern and Contemporary Societies of Europe and Latin America

Fabio Vladimir Sánchez Calderón

Doctor of History

Alfonso Antonio Fernández Villa

Doctor of American History

María del Pilar Monroy Merchán

Doctor of Social Sciences with a focus on History

William Elvis Plata Quezada

Doctor of History, Art and Archaeology

The professor of the School of History, Hernando Figueroa, is presented to the general public and the educational community. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Helwar Hernando Figueroa Salamanca

Doctor of American History

Leonardo Moreno González

Doctor of Prehistoric Archaeology

William Buendía Acevedo

Master in History

AGREEMENTS

and allies

The UIS has established different agreements with national and international entities in order to have a greater impact on their training, teaching, research and related processes in the articulation of the public university with the different social actors.

 

Do you want more information?

Contact Us

Doctorate in History

Phone: +57 (607) 645 1639

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 2637

Email: doctorado.historia@uis.edu.co

UIS Central Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Address: carrera 27 #09 (Ciudad universitaria)

Edificio Instituto de Lenguas

Primer piso – Oficina 01

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

Doctorate in History

Phone: +57 (607) 645 1639

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 2637

Email: doctorado.historia@uis.edu.co

UIS Central Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Address: carrera 27 #09 (Ciudad universitaria)

Edificio Instituto de Lenguas

Primer piso – Oficina 01

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

Doctorate in History

Phone: +57 (607) 645 1639

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 2637

Email: doctorado.historia@uis.edu.co

UIS Central Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Address: carrera 27 #09 (Ciudad universitaria)

Edificio Instituto de Lenguas

Primer piso – Oficina 01

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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