PhDDoctoral School of Wood Sciences and Technologies
|Nominal duration||8 semesters (240 ECTS)|
Master diploma (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
Applications are accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): Albania, Algeria, Angola, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Cambodia, Cape Verde, China, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar (Burma), Nigeria, Pakistan, Paraguay, Philippines, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, State of Palestine, Sudan, Syria, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Vietnam, Yemen.
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Research plan is required.
Specific of this PhD programme is the strong relationship with natural resources. Due to the variety of coordinated study programmes (engineering, wood science, informatics, applied arts, industrial design, management), this doctoral school is characterized by multi- and interdisciplinarity. As a result, a wide range of research topics are available for enrolled students including wood science and technology, wood constructions, pulp and fibre technology, nanotechnology, wooden architecture, light industry, wood processing related IT, natural resources based product development, marketing, management. During the 4-year programme, students complete courses and conduct researches obtaining a minimum of 240 credits. PhD students receive extensive theoretical, methodological and scientific knowledge enabling their research to have real impact. The experimental activities are strongly supported by a modern and well equipped research infrastructure. At the end of the 4th semester, PhD candidates will take a complex exam presenting the acquired knowledge and proving the progress in their research. PhD thesis must be submitted within five years from the beginning of the study.
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).
Ms. Vera Tolvaj
Faculty Doctoral and International Officer
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