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PhDDoctoral School of Agricultural Sciences

University of Pannonia
Hungary, Veszprém
Georgikon Faculty Hungary, Keszthely
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Program description:
““Short introduction to the field of research: Animal production based on grazing, Dairy and beef cattle breeding, Pig breeding, Poultry sciences, Aquaculture, Game farming, Nutrition of monograstic farm animals, Production physiology of ruminants, Applied molecular genetics in animal production Plant nutrition and soil fertility, Long-term experiments of soil fertility, Soil physics and water balance, Experimental trails for nutrient dynamics and nutrient stresses, Soil loading and the pollution of natural waters, Biology, Ecology of plant pathogens and the resistance, Plant breeding, Genetics and agro-biotechnology”“

Entry requirements:
master’s or equivalent degree (in the relevant field of study), knowledge of English language (B2 level or TOEFL – 66 points or IELTS (Level 5.5), background in basic scientific knowledge and literature of the chosen field of research , proficiency in the principles, philosophies and methodologies of research

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After sending all the necessary application documents, the applicant takes a professional entrance examination (video conference or personal interview in Keszthely) organised by the Faculty Admissions Board, which then makes a recommendation on the acceptance of the applicant. A Letter of Notification is sent to the applicant based on the result of the entrance examination. If the applicant has successfully met the requirements of the entrance examination, the following documents have to be sent to the University of Pannonia, Georgikon Faculty – these are also necessary to the visa application (non-EU students): 1. verification of the transfer of the tuition fee covering the first semester of the academic programme, 2. bank statement confirming availability of the sum of money necessary for one year’s residence in Hungary. After receiving the two complete accurate documents, an Official Letter of Admission will be prepared and sent electronically and/or via post to the applicant. Receiving the Official Letter of Admission, the non-EU country citizen, who is accepted for the academic programme, has to apply for a visa at the Embassy or Consulate of Hungary in the applicant’s country or a neighbouring country. Only after obtaining the visa, should the non-EU country citizens admitted to the academic programme start organising their travel to Hungary and inform the Georgikon Faculty of their date of arrival.

Ms Beáta Zsankó-Bődör
program administrator

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States