There are two alternatives to get involved in the activities: participating in regular courses as full-time students or in part-time training.
The Doctoral School of Earth Sciences has developed from the PhD training programme called 'Spatial and environmental problems of socioeconomic activities'. The training programme began in 1994 and the Doctoral School was accredited in 2001. The Earth Sciences programme is offered by the University of Pécs.
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
There are several fields of teaching and research focusing on certain disciplines. The selection of research topics, training plans as well as fundamental and applied research is related to the following thematic groups and their leaders:
In the regular courses about six Hungarian and a limited number of foreign citizens can be accepted. Since the accreditation of the Doctoral School more than 50 full-time students and more than 300 part-time (correspondent) students have participated in the training. In the past fifteen years more than 100 students have received PhD degrees.
Students must receive grades in all modules, have six publications (at least two international) that cover the area of dissertation, pass the Doctoral Examination, prepare the PhD Dissertation and defend it.
A firm knowledge of English or German is absolutely necessary to be able to take our courses in English or in German. Concerning the international programmes offered by the University of Pécs, the English language requirement is:
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