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PhDDoctoral School of Informatics

More information

edu.unideb.hu/page.php?id=155 

Overview

Program description:
The doctoral school provides high quality education in scientific research. Doctoral candidates are welcome to join the following programs:
• Theoretical foundation and applications of information technology and stochastic systems
• Industrial and scientific applications of informatics
• Discrete mathematics, data processing and visualization
• Theoretical computer science, data security and cryptography
• Information Technology Systems and Networks
• Applied Information Technology and its Theoretical Background
Further information about our programs is available at infphd.unideb.hu/en/doctoral-programs


Entry requirements:
Relevant Master degree (software information technology,
business information technology
engineering information technology)

Before applying, students need to find a topic close to their interest from the list announced at doktori.hu/index.php?menuid=116&lang=EN.

Students then need to contact the supervisor of that topic in order to get acceptance from the supervisor. In the application the name of the supervisor who accepted the student has to be mentioned. Applications without a selected topic and supervisor cannot be accepted. List of supervisors at the Doctoral School: doktori.hu/index.php?menuid=191&lang=EN&di_ID=169

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:
15

Link:
studyinhungary.hu/institution/university-of-debrecen-60.html
www.inf.unideb.hu/en/doctoral

Programme structure

During their studies students need to gain 240 credits.
16 credits need to be taken as study credits in the first 2 years by taking subjects. In this period students also need to take at least 104 research credits, and the subject named General Research Methods.
At the end of the 4th semester students take their Complex exam and in the last two years they take only research work credits (120). At the end of the 8th semester students have to start their degree conferment procedure.
Once in each year students need to give a short presentation about their work, and in each semester they write a report about their progress. Students need to show a well-balanced and strong scientific progress during their studies, regularly visit conferences and have at least 2 relevant publications in their topic till the end of their studies (the scientific relevance and impact of the publications are reviewed by our program leaders).

Not available for applying at the moment

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States