Semmelweis University School of Ph.D. Studies offers two programs for obtaining a Ph.D. degree:

  • Regular Program
    • recommended for students with no or moderate scientific experience
    • duration: 5-8 semesters (4 semesters for training and research, 1-4 semesters for research and preparing the diploma work)
  • Advanced (“Untrained”) Program
    • recommended for students with significant scientific experience and achievements
    • duration: 1-4 semesters for research and preparing the diploma work

 

Admission Requirements and Process for training program.

  • Doctoral applicants must be university graduates (MSc or MA degree) or students registered for their final semester of university studies.
  • Applicants for the English-Language program must have a good command of English, which is assessed at the entrance interviews
  • When applying to the program, applicants are required to state the specific training program and research topic they wish to pursue within one of the University’s scientific doctoral schools.
  • All the doctoral programs and the open  topics led by active supervisors of the School of PhD Studies are available: http://semmelweis.hu/phd/en/doktori-iskolak-en/doktori-iskolak-temai-en/
  • The admission procedure is based on evaluating the candidate’s general and topic-related knowledge as well as personal ability, academic competence and previous scientific activity and contribution.

Forms of Financing

  • State Grant (available only for EU citizens)
    • fellowship of 140.000 HUF/month during training and 180.000 HUF/month thereafter
  • Self-financed

Fees

  • Registration fee for the application: 9.000 HUF
  • Tuition fee for international self-financed students who enroll from the 2019/2020 academic year: 8.000 EUR/semester
  • Discounted tuition fee for Semmelweis University international graduates: 4.000 EUR/semester

 

The interviews are organized late February and June by the scientific doctoral schools.

For the application please fill in the 2 forms from the link below:

http://semmelweis.hu/phd/en/dokumentumtar-en/urlapok-en/2016-szeptember-1-utan-tanulmanyaikat-megkezdok-reszere-en/

  1. Application for entry to doctoral studies (one electronic version is supposed to be sent to titkarsag@phd.semmelweis-univ.hu address)
  2. Record of the PhD entrance exam

The printed and signed application package is supposed to be sent to the address below:

Doktori Iskola Hivatala
H-1085
Budapest
Üllői út 26.
Hungary