• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

Overview

The Doctoral School of Earth Sciences offers a four-year training and research program in various fields of geography, geology and meteorology. 

The program

Students of this Earth Sciences from University of Pécs can choose from a wide selection of research topics from the three subprograms of Physical geography, geology and meteorology; Human geography; Geopolitics, Geo-economics and political geography. Outstanding students can obtain a PhD degree after completing their studies and research activities. 

The program began in 1994 and since then more than 100 researchers have received their PhD degree and joined the alumni network of the Doctoral School.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cultural geography
  • Geology
  • Geography of tourism
  • Geomorphology
  • Historical and political geography
  • Meteorology and climate change
  • Physical geography, landscape evaluation
  • Population and settlement geography
  • Regional geography
  • Regional and settlement development

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    66

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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)

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

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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