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PhDDoctoral School of Biology

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Overview

Program description:
The Doctoral School of Biology of Eötvös Loránd University was founded in 2001. It is the largest postgraduate biology program in the country, offering research oriented training in a wide range of areas of modern biology. The main topics include theoretical and evolutionary biology, ethology, ecology, and conservation biology, molecular neurobiology, physiology, human biology, immunology, experimental plant science, cell biology, microbiology, molecular genetics and cell biology, structural biochemistry, taxonomy. The selection of courses covers both theoretical background and lab or field skills and experience. The training emphasizes practical skills: the majority of credits are earned with supervised research work under personal tutoring by leading researchers. Students are involved in collaborative research taking advantage of the collaboration networks within the institute and with international partner institutions. The aim of the training is to fully prepare students for a successful career in the life sciences: either in basic research or in the industry.

Entry requirements:
A masters degree in biology or chemistry is a mandatory requirement.

Entrance exam:
Yes

Type of entrance exam:
oral

Entrance exam location:
Electronic

Entrance exam description:
Oral entrance interview with focus on the applicant’s knowledge compared to what might be supposed from the submitted documents on former qualification and the goals and methods of the planned research project. Written supplements and exercises might be demanded in order to measure qualification and language procifiency. Criteria for ranking in the admission procedure shall include: 1. previous university achievements (examinations, comprehensive examinations, qualification of degree), 2. achievements related to previous research work (awards obtained in students’ academic circles, publications in the particular professional area), 3. the feasibility of the research program.&quot,

Contact:
Ms Angelika Újváry
international coordinator
sh@ttk.elte.hu

Preparatory year available:
No

Specialisation year available:
No

Minimum number of scholarship holders:


Maximum number of scholarship holders:


Link:
studyinhungary.hu/institution/eotvos-lorand-university-66.html

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States