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Overview

Program description:
The aim of the Doctoral School of Business and Management is to provide PhD studies for students specializing in engineering management, management sciences and business economics. In their studies they concentrate on recognizing, formulating, modelling the economic, technical and social aspects of different production, service and public activities. The Business and Management Ph.D. program accepts students from all domains offered in the Business and management MSc/MA Program, such as in marketing, master of business administration (MBA), international economy and business, finance, regional and environmental economic, accountancy, as well as in management and leadership. Applications from other areas (e.g. mathematics, physics, informatics, and different areas of engineering) can also be acceptable after the special consideration of the management of the school.

Entry requirements:
MSc in Business management, Management Science, Engineering management, Business economics; (preferably with quality of ‘merit’ or ‘distinction’); other MSc can be accepted after detailed transcript evaluation (quality and eligibility); successful admission exam; language skills proven by TOEFL (iBt min 88 points), IELTS (min 6.5 points) or equivalent certificates; initial scientific achievements (for further information refer to www.bme.hu)

Entrance exam:
Yes

Type of entrance exam:
written and oral

Entrance exam location:
Electronic

Entrance exam description:
Applicants must proove their comprehensive professional knowledge, ideas regarding the doctoral work, previous professional activities and language proficiency personally or through an on-line interview. An Admission Committee evaluates the performance of the Applicants on a scale from 0 to 100, which score serves as a basis for ranking:
- qualification of degree certificate /0-25 points /
- language skills / 0-15 points /
- professional skills / 0-30 points /
- scientific activity / 0-30 points /.
Students have to reach minimum 60 points to be considered for admission, nonetheless passing the 60 point limit in itself guarantees neither admission nor eligibility for a scholarship.
Result: admission to PhD programme (minimum 70 points required) /admission rejected Further details in the admission regulation.
Official database of the Doctoral Schools of Hungary (basic data, academic staff, thesis topics, by-laws, curriculum): doktori.hu/index.php?menuid=191&di_ID=23&lang=EN

Contact:
Ms. Noémi Girst
girst@gtdh.bme.hu

Dr. László Gergely Vigh
Directorate for Education
international@mail.bme.hu

Preparatory year available:
No

Specialisation year available:
No

Minimum number of scholarship holders:
1

Maximum number of scholarship holders:
20

Link:
studyinhungary.hu/institution/budapest-university-of-technology-and-economics-58.html

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States