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Doctoral School of Computer Science, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Budapest, Hungary
The high standard of the training is guaranteed by the highly qualified academic staff. Teachers and supervisors come from the Faculty of Informatics and research institutes (e.g. the Computer and Automation Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Rényi Alfréd Institute of Mathematics). 
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The aim is to give regular courses to students and prepare them for obtaining a scientific degree, and to offer them teaching experience in higher education. The objective is to train computer science and info-communication technology experts with professional knowledge based on solid theoretical background. 

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

The Doctoral School of Informatics provides PhD education in four doctoral programs:

  • Information systems,
  • Numeric and symbolic computations,
  • Foundation and methodology of informatics,
  • Informatics teaching methodology.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

An entrance committee, which consists of three members, evaluates the applicants during an interview according to

  • general professional intelligence
  • thorough grounding and skills in the chosen branch of science (in the field of the doctoral training program)
  • diploma with university degree and performance during the studies at the university
  • activity in undergraduate research and other scientific activities
  • feasibility of the research plan

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4500 EUR per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4500 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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