Physics, PhD

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Semester)
    Tuition (Semester)
  • Hungarian, English
University of Pécs ,
The Doctoral School of Physics of the Faculty of Sciences from University of Pécs covers the fields that are the subjects of research in the Institute of Physics.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


There is a strong collaboration between the doctoral school and three institutes of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences: Institute for Solid State Physics, Institute for Technical Physics and Material Science, and the KFKI Institute for Particle and Nuclear Physics, as well as several international scientific collaborators and local industrial partners.

Students of the Physics PhD programme, offered by the Faculty of Sciences from University of Pécs, will be able to synthesize theoretical and empirical studies, conduct their own research, and present them both orally and in written form.

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

  • Laser physics
  • THz and X-ray laser research
  • Nonlinear optics
  • Generation of ultrashort laser pulses
  • Laser based acceleration of particles
  • Quantum informatics
  • Theoretical atomic and molecular physics
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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