|Study location||Hungary, Debrecen|
|Type||Doctoral, partial/exchange studies|
|Nominal duration||1 or 2 semesters (36 ECTS)|
|Course code||Natural Science|
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, Angola, Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Georgia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Moldova, Morocco, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Russia, Rwanda, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Syria, São Tomé and Príncipe, Taiwan, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen.
English language proficiency (TOEFL 547 /C1/IELTS 6.0/Certificate on English medium of instruction)
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
The research topics in the Juhász-Nagy Pál Doctoral School are related to biology and environmental sciences. The doctoral programs are the following: Biodiversity, Biology, Bioengineering and Biotechnology, Botany, Hidrobiology, Ecology, Ecosystem Restoration, Cosevation Biology, Nature conservation, Modeling biological and/or ecological processes.
Relevant Master degree
MSc diploma in biology / environmental science or in other related disciplines.
Students then need to contact a supervisor. In the application the name of the supervisor who accepted the student has to be mentioned. Applications without a selected supervisor cannot be accepted. List of supervisors at the Doctoral School: doktori.hu/index.php?menuid=191&lang=EN&di_ID=43
Type of entrance exam:
Entrance exam location:
Entrance exam description:
The professional evaluation of the educational materials (degree, transcripts, results) and the research topic is the task of the relevant Doctoral School. This evaluation is followed by a Skype interview with one of the professors of the Faculty, which aims to check the applicant’s level of motivation, language skills and professional knowledge. (In case of a missing certificate about the English language proficiency we conduct a Skype interview in order to check the applicant’s English language skills.)
Ms Lilla Fónai
Preparatory year available:
Specialisation year available:
In order to receive your PhD degree you need to fulfil the following:
complex PhD exam, publication of two papers with impact factor (in at least 1 of which the student has to be the first author), PhD dissertation and defense, 240 credits within the 4+4 semesters, 120 credits in the first 4 semesters (courses), 120 credits in the second 4 semesters (dissertation period).