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PhDDoctoral School of Civil Engineering and Earth Sciences

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Program description:
The doctoral school has two programmes in civil engineering sciences (Structural engineering and Infrastructure engineering) and one programme in earth sciences (Geodesy and Geoinformatics engineering), as a cohererent continuation of the three respective master programmes of the Faculty. The Infrastructure engineering programme also covers the specialisation in hydraulic and water environmental engineering, whereas the Structural engineering programme also comprises structural mechanics connected to biomechanics.

Entry requirements:
- diploma of MSc in Civil Engineering, – research plan agreed by the host institute in advance, – language skills proven by TOEFL (min 500 points), IELTS (min 5.0 points) 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: diploma of MSc in Civil Engineering, research plan agreed by the host institute (please contact the faculty) Steps: – preevaluation of the submitted documents: quality of MSc diploma, quality of MSc and BSc transcripts, quality of research plan, additional evaluated aspects: quality of motivation letter, recommendation letters, extra-curricular activities (e.g. involvement in education, research, publication activitites, technical contests, additional language knowledge, etc.) – electronic interview (via internet): 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

Ms. Dóra Fekete
coordinator for international affairs

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States