Doctoral School of Education, Ph.D.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Semester)
    Tuition (Semester)
  • English (take IELTS)
University rank #601 ,
The main objective of this Doctoral School of Education from University of Szeged is to train researchers of Educational Sciences. Its curriculum focuses on formal education, learning and instruction, in the paradigms of empirically based social sciences.


Students of the Doctoral School of Education from University of Szeged are prepared for engaging in a wide spectrum of research activities using a plethora of research methods, and for studying the psychological, social and economic contexts of schooling and learning.

Graduates often choose their careers in higher education, research institutes, government agencies, non-governmental organisations, regional and local educational administration, and companies in the field of education.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Research areas include:

  • Learning and Instruction
  • Educational Assessment
  • Information and Communication Technologies in Education
  • Social and Emotional Education
  • Health Education
  • Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology in Education.
For more information, please visit programme website.

English Language Requirements

You need the following CAE score:

  • Minimum required score (Grade B2): 160

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language.

Find English courses on Preparation Courses Portal.

Academic Requirements

Minimum requirements

  • MA diploma

Minimum level of language proficiency

  • English Level B2

Description of selection and entrance examination process

  • Academic Records: an official English version OR translation of your full Master's transcript including an explanation of the grading system, and an official English version OR translation of your Master's degree. Applicants register via the online application system. The entrance exam will be conducted in person, at a venue belonging to the Faculty of Arts OR at a venue previously designated by the Faculty of Arts in the applicant’s place of residence OR through a Skype interview. 

Tuition Fee Per Semester

  • EUR 3500 International
  • EUR 3500 EU/EEA

  • Tuition fee: 3500 EUR / semester
  • Other fee: 250 EUR application and entrance exam fee


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