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Doctoral Council calls for application for PhD training.

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

  • Regular (“Trained”) 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 dissertation


Application to the Untrained program involves  an entrance interview and the complex exam.

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  doctoral schools.
  • All the doctoral programs and the open  topics led by active supervisors of the School of PhD Studies are available:
  • 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
    • but not entitled to TAJ card in Hungary
  • Self-financed


    • Admission fee: 9000 HUF – should be paid via bank transfer, based on proforma invoice

      Regarding the Admission fee, please contact Anita Márczis ( and Mónika Baracsi ( and send the following data: name, address, ID card No./passport No., phone number, email address, or paying as Company: name of Company, address of Company, Tax ID, phone number.

    • Tuition fee for international self-financed students : 8.000 EUR/semester
    • Discounted tuition fee for Semmelweis University international graduates: 4.000 EUR/semester
    • Untrained candidates: 97.500 HUF/semester


Deadline of application: 15.  December 2022

The link for  registration  :

The  interviews are organized in mid- January 2023  by the doctoral schools.

Thes semester starts on 1 February 2023.



Prof. Zoltán Benyó

President of the Doctoral Council