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Environmental Sciences, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Budapest, Hungary
The aim of the PhD Environmental Sciences at Szent István University is to lead, organize and supervise scientific education and research providing basis for obtainig PhD degree and habilitation in the interdisciplinary field of environmental sciences.
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Overview

The school organizes programs in the following disciplinary fields:

  • Soil Science, Agro-chemistry, Environmental Chemistry
  • Agricultural and Environmental Microbiology and Soil Biotechnology
  • Agrobiodiversity and Genetic Resources Conservation
  • Ecological Farming
  • Environmental Management
  • Landscape Ecology, Nature Conservation, Landscape Protection
  • Environmental Protection, Environmental Health and Environmental Safety
The Environmental Sciences programme is offered by the Szent István University.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Disciplinary Programs

  • Soil Science, Agrochemistry, Environmental Chemistry
  • Agricultural and Environmental Microbiology and Soil Biotechnology
  • Agrobiodiversity and Genetic Resources Conservation
  • Ecological Farming
  • Environmental Management
  • Landscape Ecology, Nature Conservation, Landscape Protection
  • Environmental Protection, Environmental Health and Environmental Safety

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • MSc degree in related fields (Life sciences); min. B2 level of English
  • For the assessment, it is fundamental to have an MSc degree in related fields. The contents of the motivation letter and the accessibility of the proposed research topic will be considered. 
  • The uploaded documents (preliminary studies, language certificates, scientific activities, publications and research plan) will be analyzed and there will be a Skype interview with the selected ones.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4000 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4000 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
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Tuition fee: between 4,000 and 6,000 EUR/semester

Living costs for Budapest

  • 172338 - 268260 HUF/month
    Living Costs

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