48 months
6000 EUR/year
6000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Earth Sciences programme from University of Pécs offers a four-year training and research program in various fields of geography, geology and meteorology.

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Key Features

Students of the Earth Sciences programme 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.

In the regular courses about six Hungarian and a limited number of foreign citizens can be accepted. Since the accreditation of the Doctoral School more than 50 full-time students and more than 300 part-time (correspondent) students have participated in the training. In the past fifteen years more than 100 students have received PhD degrees. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

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

  • 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)
  • Official copy of the 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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3000 EUR per semester during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3000 EUR per semester during 48 months.

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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