• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Doctoral School of Chemistry offers a four-year training and research program in a wide range of fields in chemical sciences, Analytical Chemistry, Bioorganic Chemistry, Homogeneous Catalysis, Chemistry of Coordination Compounds, Electrochemistry, Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Theoretical Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Separation Science. 

The programme

The PhD in Chemistry from University of Pécs began in 1993 and since then the students have had access to all modern techniques, could take part in international scientific research programs, which leads the outstanding students to obtain a PhD degree upon complying with the requirements of their studies.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Curriculum:

  • Graduation can be accomplished with two oral doctoral exams, presentation of original publications summarized in a written thesis, and the defense of the thesis (a PhD degree can be given to researchers with at least 3 internationally high level publications).

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    66

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  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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General Requirements

  • Passport size photo
  • Copy of valid passport or national ID
  • Copy of University / College degree (in English or with official translation; the original hard copy must be shown after arrival)
  • Transcript of previous studies
  • Certified and translated (if originals are not in English) copy of school transcripts showing satisfactory completion of senior high school.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • List of publications, if available
  • Research plan (1-3 pages)
  • Copy of language exam certificate
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) in English
  • Motivation letter (introduction plus field of interest, etc.) in 3000 to 3500 characters.
  • The payment receipt of the application fee
  • Medical certificate

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 EUR per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 EUR per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Application fee: 140 EUR

Living costs for Pécs

  • 118000 - 165000 HUF/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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