|Study location||Hungary, Budapest|
|Type||Doctoral, full degree studies|
|Nominal duration||8 semesters (240 ECTS)|
|Course code||Engineering Science|
Master diploma (or higher)
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; language skills proven by TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge First Certificate, or equivalent certificates (for further information refer to www.bme.hu)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Applications are accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lebanon, Liberia, Malaysia, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar (Burma), Namibia, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, State of Palestine, Sudan, Syria, São Tomé and Príncipe, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen.
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
Two letters of recommendation are needed.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
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.
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.
A statement of the supervisor needs to be submitted to the application. The document declares that the supervisor undertakes to supervise the student’s work within the programme. To issue the statement, we kindly ask the applicants to contact the supervisor directly via e-mail. The website of the Hungarian Doctoral Council (www.doktori.hu) provides information about the available thesis topic proposals and the possible supervisors of the Géza Pattantyús-Ábrahám Doctoral School of Mechanical Engineering Sciences.
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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 – online 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
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Dr. László Gergely Vigh, PhD
director for international education
Directorate for International Education
Budapest University of Technology and Economics
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