The Doctoral School of Humanities was established by Regulation No. 20 of the Rector of Maria Curie-Skłodowska University on April 24, 2019.

As of October 1, 2022, the Doctoral School of Humanities was transformed into the Doctoral School of Humanities and Art by the Order No. 86/2022 of the Rector of Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin, dated September 29, 2022.

The Doctoral School of  Humanities and Art educates PhD candidates according to contemporary standards in humanities and fine arts. The educational program corresponds to Level 8 of the Polish Qualification Framework, focusing on providing doctoral students with high research competencies which allow them to conduct research independently, define research problems, use modern techniques and tools in the research process, and communicate in a domestic and international  academic environment. The School provides doctoral students with skills that permit them to effectively implement individual research projects under the supervision of a supervisor. In addition to developing their high research competence and independence as future scholars, the School facilitates their cooperation with the social environment and helps acquire additional qualifications that correspond to the requirements of work outside academia.

The Doctoral School of  Humanities and Art educates young scholars in the following disciplines:

  • archaeology
  • philosophy
  • history
  • linguistics
  • literary studies
  • culture and religion studies
  • music
  • fine arts and art conservation