Doctoral Schools and Post-Graduate Programs

Argupolis (Switzerland/Netherlands):

The doctoral school Argumentation Practices in Context is a joint program directed from the university of Lugano (Switzerland), University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland), University of Lausanne (Switzerland) and University of Amsterdam. The main focus of the doctoral school is argumentation in relation to human interaction within different contextual spheres.


See: Argumentation Practices in Context Doctoral Programme (Argupolis)



Sofia University

The Dept. of Rhetoric at Sofia University has PhD-programme.

For more see here and for a more detailed account of rhetoric studies in Bulgaria see here




University of Tübingen

The University of Tübingen has a doctoral program in Rhetoric ("Allgemeine Rhetorik"). The program provides young researchers with opportunities for independent research combined with intensive expert counseling, customized training and different platforms for scientific exchange.

For more see here



Jaellonian University, Cracow

Jaellonian University has a Postgraduate programme in Rhetoric.

For more see here


University of Silesia in Katowice

The University of Silesia aas both postgraduate Studies of the Art of Rhetoric and of Public Relations for Lawyers

For more see here


United Kingdom:

Loughborough University

The Discourse and Rhetoric Group (DARG) is situated under the Department for Social Sciences. The group works with the intersection of a number of interests in discourse, rhetoric, activity and conversation.

For more see here