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PhDDoctoral School of Chemistry

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Program description:
The Doctoral School of Chemistry of the Eötvös Loránd University was founded in 1993. The topics covered by the PhD Program include practically the whole spectrum of chemistry, i.e., inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, analytical chemistry, environmental chemistry, theoretical chemistry, organic and biochemistry, electrochemistry, structural chemistry, polymer chemistry. The program is research oriented, the students start to work on their chosen topic in the respective laboratory under the guidance of a project leader. They should listen to selected courses and complete 8 exams. By the end of the program most of them already obtain results which are published (or accepted for publication) at internationally renowned journals. At least two such papers are necessary to obtain the degree. The students report about their research progress during their study at a yearly conference organized by the School.

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Admission requirements A masters degree in chemistry (or in a related field) is a mandatory

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Oral entrance interview with focus on the applicant’s knowledge compared to what might be supposed from the submitted documents on former qualification and the goals and methods of the planned research project. Written supplements and exercises might be demanded in order to measure qualification and language procifiency. Criteria for ranking in the admission procedure shall include: 1. previous university achievements (examinations, comprehensive examinations, qualification of degree), 2. achievements related to previous research work (awards obtained in students’ academic circles, publications in the particular professional area), 3. the feasibility of the research program. “,

Ms Éva Nagy
international coordinator

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States