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PhDDoctoral School of Forestry and Wildlife Management Sciences

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Program description:
TThe Doctoral School has eight PhD programmes which encompass all the branches and interfaces of forestry and wildlife management sciences. Education and research at the doctoral school are pursued in the basic and applied sciences, related to forests, wildlife, and nature. It is the only doctoral school in Hungary, where all the personnel and material conditions are provided for an independent doctoral school in these areas of science. This wide spectrum of studies makes it possible that a wide range of students are addressed and received in the PhD programmes for foresters, environmentalists, horticulturists, ecological engineers, agricultural engineers (including economic, environmental, rural development, and mechanical courses), landscape designers, veterinarians, applied zoologists, biologists, biology teachers, etc. The following programmes are available: 1 Ecology and Diversity of Forest Ecosystems, 2 Biological Basis of Forest Management, 3 Forest Assets Management, 4 Forest Technology, 5 Wildlife Management, 6 Nature Conservation, 7 Geoinformatics Program, 8 Environmental Pedagogy Program.

Entry requirements:
The MSc degree and the proposed research plan must fit to the competences of the doctoral school.

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After checking the successfully submitted graduation (master degree or equivalent) and language certificates, the research plan will be evaluated and its matching with the competences of the doctoral school examined. Professional suitability and linguistic appropriateness of the candidates will be assessed in electronic oral interviews (via phone or skype).

Dr. Ferenc Facsko
Head of the Dean’s Office

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States