Ph.D. On Campus

Human Sciences

University of Debrecen

48 months
6500 USD/year
6500 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Human Sciences from University of Debrecen involves altogether four disciplines, which makes it unique in Hungary: Philosophy, Education, Psychology and Sociology – the latter is not available at the moment for our international students. 


Human Sciences from University of Debrecen aims  to provide theoretical knowledge to its students about the knowledge-based society from a Human Studies respect.  

Students at Human Sciences from University of Debrecen will gain knowledge in:

  • Research on social psychology of decision making. 
  • Psychometric tests development for various fields of psychology.
  • Research on psychology of language.
  • Teaching information literacy for primary or secondary school pupils, 
  • The impact of institutional factors in church-run schools, 
  • Service learning in higher education, 
  • Development of the problem solving during the studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophy of Mind, 
  • Consciousness Studies, 
  • The Problem of the Self in Contemporary Philosophy of Mind and Phenomenology Philosophy of Language
  • Wittgenstein and Heidegger on Language, 
  • Film Theory, 
  • Film as Philosophy Ancient philosophy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  English language proficiency (TOEFL 590 /IELTS 7.5 /oral examination)
  • Relevant Master degree
  • Detailed CV
  • Detailed transcript of courses taken during graduate studies
  • 2 recommendation letters from former professors
  • Proposal for a research topic chosen from those offered by the doctoral school, or a new topic with a detailed description
  • Valid, filled-in application form
  • Certificate of education 
  • Certificate or proof of citizenship and/or permanent residence
  • Short Resume/CV 
  • Medical Certificate 
  • Bank receipt about the transfer of the application fee of 150 USD 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6500 USD per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6500 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Debrecen

131024 - 194967 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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