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PhDDoctoral School of Health Sciences

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Program description:
Interdisciplinarity is a major feature of our Doctoral School, as almost all sub-disciplines of Health Sciences are represented within the eligible research areas, including frontiers of health sciences, cardiovascular health science, treatment of locomotive disorders, perinatal health science, human reproduction, oncology – health sciences , preventive oncology, diagnostic medical imaging, gastroenterological diseases, sport and health sciences, food sciences, nutrition, dietetics and hydration. Duration of the training is 8 semesters, and devided into two periods: the purpose of the first 4 semester is training and research, and the second 4 semester is dedicated to research and dissertation writing. After the 4th semester (at the end of the first period)- a complex exam is required, which measures and evaluates the study and research promotion. Our mission is to provide support to our students in their research field for their scientific work, publishing novel results, international dissemination and for getting acquainted with the most recent protocols and methods. The school motivates the PhD students to take part in national and international applications. By international contacts we give opportunity to our PhD students to mobility and to have experiences abroad and to expand their scientific contacts. Since the foundation of the Doctoral School in 2006 more than 80 researchers have received their PhD degree.

Entry requirements:
Master’s degree (MSc) in a relevant field, Intermediate (B2) English Language proficiency certificate, agreement for co-operation between the doctoral candidate and supervisor, CV in English, preliminary research proposal, two letters of recommendation, list of publication (if any)

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The admission committee ascertains the completeness of preliminary documents: -master’s degree (MSc) in a relevant field and transcript, -certified English translation of the diploma (If official transcripts and diploma/degree certificates are not issued in English), -Intermediate (B2) English Language proficiency certificate, -agreement for co-operation between the doctoral candidate and supervisor, -CV in English, with details of professional activity, -preliminary research proposal, -letters of recommendation from two PhD holders (one from the University issued the degree), -list of publication (if any), -cover/motivation letter – Why do you want to join the PhD Programme of the Doctoral School of Health Sciences? The admission committee also assesses the preliminary performance giving advantages: -excellent qualification during graduate university studies in general and in the discipline of the Doctoral School concerned, -successful participation in student-researchers societies, -language skills exceeding the requirements, -having participated in study trips abroad, -participating in scientific congresses as presenter (poster-presenter) or co-authors of research papers. Applicants having met the basic requirements applying for the SH scholarship are required to prove knowledgeability and creativity, previous professional activity, research proposal, post-arrival plans and English skills in front of a three-member admission committee in an oral (Skype) interview, which assesses the performance by allotting a maximum of five points per member.

Ms Viktória Prémusz
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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States