School of Humanities
For the purposes of identity verification at the admission procedure the Admission Committee has the right to take a screenshot during the oral part of the admission exam carried out via video bridge.
Essay is based on assigned literature. The assigned literature can be consulted by clicking here.
The applicants will be required to read two articles relating to one of the topics listed – Fieldwork, Anthropology of Religion, Political Anthropology, Sensorial Anthropology and Visual Anthropology.
The essays are supposed to address the general issues discussed in the article. The Admissions Committee will be looking out for the applicant's ability to summarise the general issues covered and to present their own informed opinion on these issues. It would be seen as an asset if the applicant also uses other references in their essay.
You must read the chosen texts before writing the essay. You are permitted to refer to the chosen texts and any notes made beforehand during the essay writing, you are also allowed to prepare a detailed essay plan. Do not write the whole essay beforehand! We trust your veracity applying to the programme, since there will be plenty of essay writing during your studies with us, it is very important that we are fully aware of your writing abilities.
Special arrangements will be made with the candidates who have to write their essay online.
1. Letter of Motivation & Statement of Research Interests: 20 points (min. required 14 points)
2. Academic Essay: 50 points (min. requirement 35 points)
3. Interview - 30 points (minimum required 21 points)
Important! Only applicants receiving the minimum required points for each component will be invited for the next round.
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