Philosophy, Ph.D. | Eötvös Loránd University | Budapest, Hungary
48 months
4400 EUR/year
840 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Philosophy from Eötvös Loránd University aims to prepare students for obtaining their PhD degree through acquisition of latest research methodologies, participation in conferences and teaching expertise in higher education.


Philosophy from Eötvös Loránd University  =is designed to prepare students for obtaining the doctoral (PhD) degree through helping them to gain mastery in scholarly research and writing, encouraging their conference participation, and creating the opportunity for them to take part in the various activities of the home-department.


According to the latest entrance exam statistics the Faculty of Humanities is home of the best and most gifted students nationwide. With nearly 8,000 students, the Faculty has been a stronghold of scientific knowledge all over Hungary. Employers inside and outside Hungary are aware that a graduate from ELTE FoH will be of an extremely high standard. Coming to our faculty will increase your career prospects by the time you earn your degree.

  • Research Institutes,
  • Universities, 
  • Museums, 
  • Diplomacy, 
  • Press and Media

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aesthetics
  • Analytic Philosophy
  • Ancient and Mediaeval Philosophy
  • Art History
  • Ethics and Political Philosophy
  • Film, Media and Culture Theory
  • Hermeneutics
  • Intercultural Philosophy
  • Logic and Philosophy of Science
  • Phenomenology
  • Religious Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum level of language proficiency (oral) (A1-C2): B2             
  • Minimum level of language proficiency (written) (A1-C2): B2
  • Online application form
  • Master-level degree
  • cv
  • Research work plan
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Copy of application fee transfer
  • Language certificate
  • Letter of acceptance from the future supervisor

Tuition Fee

To always see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2200 EUR per semester during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    840 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 420 EUR per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Budapest

172338 - 268251 HUF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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Scholarships Information

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