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PhDDoctoral School of Biology and Environmental Sciences

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Overview

Program description:
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.

Entry requirements:
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

Entrance exam:
Yes

Type of entrance exam:
oral

Entrance exam location:
Electronic

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.)

Contact:
Ms Lilla Fónai
Admissions Officer
fonai.lilla@edu.unideb.hu

Preparatory year available:
No

Specialisation year available:
No

Minimum number of scholarship holders:
1

Maximum number of scholarship holders:
10

Link:
studyinhungary.hu/institution/university-of-debrecen-60.html

Programme structure

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).

Not available for applying at the moment

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States