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Doctoral School of Physics, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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The program is research-oriented, the students start to work on their chosen topic under the guidance of a supervisor, immediately after enrolling in the program. In the first two years, students are required to attend 8 courses as well and complete the corresponding exams. In order to get the degree, students must have at least two papers published (or accepted for publication) in internationally renowned journals. The degree can be defended after 6 semesters, the earliest. The students should submit a short progress report  after each semester.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Tracks/Specializations: Materials Science and Solid State Physics;Particle Physics and Astronomy; andStatistical Physics, Biological Physics and the Physics of Quantum Systems.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • A master’s degree in physics (or in a related field) is a mandatory requirement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2500 EUR per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3820 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1910 EUR per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Budapest

  • 172338 - 268260 HUF/month
    Living Costs

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