Earth Sciences, PhD

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Semester)
    Tuition (Semester)
  • Hungarian, English
University of Pécs ,
The Doctoral School of Earth Sciences of the Faculty of Sciences from University of Pécs 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.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


There are two alternatives to get involved in the activities: participating in regular courses as full-time students or in part-time training. Since the accreditation of the Doctoral School of the Faculty of Sciences from University of Pécs 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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in Hungarian
    • Partially taught in English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Project Type Open
  • Educational Form Academic

Programme Structure

  • Physical geography, geology and meteorology
  • Human geography
  • Geopolitics, geoeconomics and political geography.
For more information, please visit programme website.

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Minimum requirements

  • MSc degree in relevant field
  • Intermediate English Language proficiency certificate
Minimum level of language proficiency (oral)
  • English Level B2

Description of selection and entrance examination process

Admission Requirements:
    • One passport size photo
    • Copy of passport with personal data
    • Copy of University / College degree (in English or with official translation; the original hard copy must be shown after arrival)
    • Transcript of previous studies
    • Two letters of recommendation
    • List of publications, if available
    • Research plan (1-3 pages)
    • Copy of language exam certificate
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV) in English
    • Motivational letter
    • Voucher of payment for the application fee

                        Tuition Fee Per Semester

                        • EUR 3000 International
                        • EUR 3000 EU/EEA
                        • Application fee: 140 EUR


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