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PhDDoctoral School of Law and Political Sciences

More information

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Overview

Program description

The main goal of the Doctoral School is to contribute to a high value of legal thinking and legal reasoning in the next generations of lawyers. The advantages of being trained in scholarly research support you in your entire professional life.

The Doctoral School undertakes to provide a problem-oriented training instead of a norm-centric education which usually prepares us for legal work at universities. It prepares the PhD students for a deepened study of previous scholarly issues and a critical approach as well.

The Doctoral School offers a wide range of obligatory and optional courses which introduce our students into different research methods. Our supervisors constantly take care of the development of the doctoral thesis of our PhD students. It prepares the PhD students for research and aim to further a value-oriented exchange. We offer an accredited full-time PhD program with a highly qualified staff.

Preparatory year available: No

Specialisation year available: No


Entry requirements
A Master degree in Law, in Social Sciences, or in Economics

A proof of English proficiency: minimum CEFR B2 level, internationally recognized language exam certification.
For example: TOEFL, IELTS, Pearson, Cambridge Proficiency; or certification recognized by state authorities in the applicant’s country.

Entrance exam information

Entrance examination: Yes
Type of entrance exam: Oral
Place of examination: Electronic (Microsoft Teams)

Entrance exam description

The applicants send their written application material to the university. It is followed by an Ms Teams interview, where the Application Committee of the Faculty of Law checks the candidates’ legal preparedness and adequate language skills.

Contact person

Dr. Péter Nagy
Secretary of The Doctoral School, Senior Lecturer
nagy.peter@kre.hu

Contact website

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Programme structure

The Doctoral School offers a wide range of obligatory and optional courses which introduce our students into different research methods. Our supervisors constantly take care of the development of the doctoral thesis of our PhD students. It prepares the PhD students for research and aim to further a value-oriented exchange. We offer an accredited full-time PhD program with a highly qualified staff.

The curriculum includes 13 obligatory courses, most of which are of a methodological nature to support the individual research work of PhD students. The number of alternative courses is significantly higher than the number of obligatory ones, which also gives the students the opportunity to deepen themselves in the fields of science important for their individual research under the guidance of experienced lecturers.

Not available for applying at the moment

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Not available for applying at the moment

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

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