Application for Doctoral Study

HOW TO FIND RESEARCH TOPIC?

There are two ways how to find a research topic:

  1. Select a research programme and choose a thesis topic proposal: https://doktori.hu/index.php?menuid=116&lang=EN
  2. Find a supervisor and develop your own research project: https://uni-mate.hu/en/phd/doctoral-schools-mate

 

APPLICATION DEADLINES

Fall semester: 31 May

Spring semester: 10 December

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR DOCTORAL STUDY?

Fill in the application form and send it with the required attachments to phd-inst [kukac] tti.szie.hu

APPLICATION FORM

 

REQUIRED ATTACHMENTS:

1.) RECEIPT OF PAYMENT OF REGISTRATION FEE

The registration fee is EUR 100, which should be transferred to:
Number of Bank Account: 11784009-22234780-00000000
Name of Bank Account: Magyar Agrár- és Élettudományi Egyetem
Name and Address of Bank: OTP Bank 1051 Budapest, Nádor u. 6.
IBAN: HU36- 11784009-22234780-00000000
SWIFT Code: OTPVHUHB
In the comments field, please write PHDREG + your name and the name of the programme for which you have applied.

 

2.) RESEARCH PROGRAM
It is a specimen sheet which you have to fill out and your research program must be carried out accordingly (max. 4-5 pages). (the scheme is included in the Application form)

 

3) REFERENCES
All candidates must provide two letters of academic references, signed and sealed by faculty members or relevant scientists who are familiar with the candidate’s work and character. The university strongly advises candidates to include the letters in their application materials in order to avoid delay and possible rejection of application due to incompleteness.
 

4) TRANSCRIPTS
An official copy of the transcripts from all higher-education institutions previously attended by the candidate must be submitted, either attached to the application or by mail directly from the originating institution.
 

5) LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
Communication is the key to educational success and, therefore any foreign or Hungarian PhD student is expected to have proficient written and spoken language skills in English (B2 level of English is required (i.e. TOEFL min. of 500 on PBT, 61 on iBT; a 6.0 on IELTS or equivalent, e.g. if the language of instruction was English on master's level), but in a few cases other world languages like French, German, Russian or Spanish can be acknowledged as well.
 

INTERVIEWS
International candidates may be requested a formal interview.
 

CONDITIONAL ACCEPTANCE
Candidates will be sent a tentative acceptance if the university wishes them to continue their studies there. This acceptance becomes formal upon receipt of annual fees.
 

PAYMENT OF FEES
Payment of the first semester fee must be completed before starting the studies. This can be done by bank transfer to the following account number:
Number of Bank Account: 11784009-22234780-00000000
Name of Bank Account: Magyar Agrár- és Élettudományi Egyetem
Name and Address of Bank: OTP Bank, 1051 Budapest, Nádor u. 6.
IBAN: HU36- 11784009-22234780-00000000
SWIFT Code: OTPVHUHB

In the comments field, please write your name and the name of the program for which you have applied.
Confirmation of receipt will be provided upon the clearance of the transfer or check.
 

CONTACT:

Doctoral and Habilitation Centre
H-2100 Gödöllő, Páter K. u. 1. Hungary
Phone 36 28 415-382
E-mail: phd-inst [kukac] tti.szie.hu

 

FIND FUNDING TO YOUR PHD STUDIES

Stipendium Hungaricum

Scholarship for Christian Young People (SCYP)

Hungarian Diaspora Scholarship

Other possibilities