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PhDDoctoral School of Mechanical Engineering

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Program description:
The academic staff of the Faculty are doing research in the most relevant fields of the mechanical enginereering discipline, and related applied sciences. PhD candidates are welcome to take part in this research work in order to prepare for the PhD procedure. PhD at the Faculty is a degree that can be earned by sufficiently proving the candidate’s ability for selfstanding scientific work that must be demonstrated by writing a thesis summarising the candidate’s research results. Furthermore, it is necessary to pass a set of qualifying examinations in some basic and applied sciences related to the field of the submitted thesis. Candidates are to publish their results prior to the submission of their theses.

Entry requirements:
diploma of MSc in Mechanical Engineering, other MSc degrees can also be accepted but require particular decision (please contact us in advance); min. quality of MSc diploma: good; successful admission exam; an internationally accredited (at least) B2-equivalent language exam in English;

There are alternative language exams our Faculty accepts
a) TOEFL iBT test score of 90 or PBT score 550,
c) Cambridge 1st Certificate B2,
d) IELTS score of 5.5.

Besides, our Faculty also accepts an official certificate of the Master’s studies in English issued by the previous university.

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Entrance exam description:
Admission procedure in general and general requirements: refer to admission regulations at www.bme.hu Steps: – preevaluation of the submitted documents: quality of MSc diploma (min good), quality of MSc and BSc transcripts, evaluation of research plan, publication activity – result of preevaluation: satisfactory language skills and min. good MSc diploma – electronic interview (via internet) (if previous step passed): evaluation of motivation, attitude, technical preparedness in the selected research field – Dean’s decision on admission result Result: admission to PhD programme (min 60 points required) / admission rejected


Ms. Adrienn Török
International Relations
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Dean’s Office

Dr. László Gergely Vigh
Directorate for Education

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States