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PhDDoctoral School of Biology and Environmental Sciences

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Program description:
The research topics in the Juhász-Nagy Pál Doctoral School are related to biology and environmental sciences. The doctoral programs are the following: Biodiversity, Biology, Bioengineering and Biotechnology, Botany, Hidrobiology, Ecology, Ecosystem Restoration, Cosevation Biology, Nature conservation, Modeling biological and/or ecological processes.

Entry requirements:
Relevant Master degree

MSc diploma in biology / environmental science or in other related disciplines.

Students then need to contact a supervisor. In the application the name of the supervisor who accepted the student has to be mentioned. Applications without a selected supervisor cannot be accepted. List of supervisors at the Doctoral School:

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Entrance exam description:
The professional evaluation of the educational materials (degree, transcripts, results) and the research topic is the task of the relevant Doctoral School. This evaluation is followed by a Skype interview with one of the professors of the Faculty, which aims to check the applicant’s level of motivation, language skills and professional knowledge. (In case of a missing certificate about the English language proficiency we conduct a Skype interview in order to check the applicant’s English language skills.)

Ms Lilla Fónai
Admissions Officer

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Programme structure

In order to receive your PhD degree you need to fulfil the following:
complex PhD exam, publication of two papers with impact factor (in at least 1 of which the student has to be the first author), PhD dissertation and defense, 240 credits within the 4+4 semesters, 120 credits in the first 4 semesters (courses), 120 credits in the second 4 semesters (dissertation period).

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States