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Program description:
The Faculty of Architecture offers graduate studies in its two graduate schools. The program of the Doctoral School of Architecture leads to the PhD-equivalent degree Doctor of Liberal Arts (DLA). The four year long curriculum strongly focuses on creative architectural design supported by project-based research. The first and second years are called thematic years, the research teams of students work on a preliminary announced topic. The third and fourth year covers individual research under the supervision of a renowned architect.

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relevant MSc degree; quality of MSc transcript (min. 70%); 2-year professional activity after MSc graduation; portfolio; research plan agreed and accepted by the host institute in advance; language skills proven by TOEFL (min iBt 80 points), IELTS (min 5.5 points),, Cambridge First Certificate, or equivalent certificates (for further information refer to

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Admission procedure in general and general requirements: refer to admission regulations at Minimum criteria: relevant diploma of MSc, research plan agreed by the host institute (please contact the faculty), portfolio, two-year professional activity; Steps: – preevaluation of the submitted documents: quality of MSc diploma, quality of MSc and BSc transcripts (min 70%), research plan, quality of portfolio, additional evaluated aspects: quality of motivation letter, recommendation letter, extra-curricular activities (e.g. involvement in education, research, publication activitites, technical contests, additional language knowledge, etc.) – electronic interview: evaluation of language skills (the interview is in English), motivation, attitude, technical preparedness in the selected research field Result: admission to PhD programme /admission rejected

Zsolt Vasáros DLA
Vice-Dean for International Relations of the Faculty of Architecture

Dr. László Gergely Vigh
Director of the Department of International Academic Affairs

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States