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PhDDoctoral School of Regional Development

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Program description:
The Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Pécs established its International PhD Program in Regional Development for professionals who have collected several years of experience in their field working at national, regional and local levels of decision making or at think tank organizations. The International PhD Program in Regional Development belongs to the Doctoral School of Regional Policy and Economics and as such it is a nationally accredited doctoral program in Hungary. The Program is designed to help students acquire the skills and knowledge necessary for writing good quality doctoral dissertations. To serve this aim the Program supports independent research by providing experienced faculty supervisors and professional feedback at dissertation seminars. From the very beginning the Program provides methodological and practical support for individual research. The International PhD Program in Regional Development combines the advantages of contact-based and distance-based education drawing on the contribution of its recognized national and international faculty. The educational period consists of four semesters. During this period students should spend in each semester approximately 5 days on campus to attend and prepare for classes, consult with their research supervisors and continue their research.

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official copies of master degree in a relevant field, preliminary research proposal, CV in English, transcript of records

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The process of application and selection is document based. Following the formal check up of the application documents, the Board of Application reviews the applicant’s research proposal and their achievements in the field of economics, such as publications, conference participation.

Ms Gabriella Kohlmann

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States