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Program description:
The Doctoral School of Military Sciences focuses on the questions of military science regarding the activities of the defense sphere. This includes a wide spectrum of research fields from military history through security theories, defense administration to national security. Although the doctoral program of the School is primarily based on certain accredited MSc programs of the National University of Public Service, the law on higher education enables the admission of graduates of other universities and with a scientific background related to military sciences. The organised training lasts 8 semesters and applies the system of credit points. In order to successfully finish their training and receive their leaving certificate (absolutory) by the end of the 8th semester, PhD students must obtain at least 240 credit points and B2 level in two foreign languages. Upon successful completion of the program, students are awarded a PhD degree in Military Sciences.

Entry requirements:
MSc/MA degree

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Type of entrance exam:
oral and written

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Entrance exam description:
An application for an organised PhD programme must be submitted to the AOC (The Academic Organisational Centre of the University) using the application form specified in the manner and until the deadline announced in the entrance information brochure. With regard to an application for an individual study programme, the publication results, equalling are least 10 publication points, of research activities must be documented. If an application is insufficient in form, the AOC calls on the applicant to provide any missing documents. If a missing document is not made available until the deadline set forth in the call for applications, the application will be turned down. Any rejection must be justified specifically, item by item. The head of the DS (Doctoral School) invites applicants who submitted applications sufficient in form to an interview (on Skype) in May. The examination of applicants applying for individual preparation is an exception to the above. The admission committee has at least three members. Its chair is the head or deputy head of the DS and its members are the head and an invited expert of the research field involved. The supervisor concerned may be present at the interview not possessing the right to vote. At the interview, the applicant’s scientific (professional) performance, previous research activities and foreign language proficiency are checked, with points awarded. A maximum of 100 points may be obtained at the interview.

Research topics for academic year 2021/2022 is availabe here:

Ms Orsolya Pollak
Doctoral school coordinator

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Doctoral Regulation

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