Ph.D. On Campus

Interdisciplinary Sciences

University of Szeged

48 months
10000 EUR/year
10000 EUR/year
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The PhD programme, offered by the Doctoral School of Interdisciplinary Sciences from University of Szeged,  focuses its research and training on the role of health threatening microorganisms and dangerous environmental effects. 


The courses of the  Interdisciplinary Sciences from University of Szeged  are combined in this Graduate School and offer a wide variety of research. The third subprogram, Medical Genetics and Genomics includes hypothesis-testing in genetics and hypothesis-generating genomics in the field of biomedical research. 

Key facts:

The genetic investigations aim to identify rare mutations and common polymorphisms; their results contribute to the development of preventive and therapeutic modalities for the affected patients. Identification of genetic variants responsible for monogenic human diseases (with special focus on genodermatoses, congenital heart defects and neurodegenerative diseases). Genotype-phenotype interactions in human monogenic diseases. Identification of phenotype modifying genetic variants in monogenic diseases. Functional analyses of newly identified genetic variants responsible for monogenic diseases.

Programme Structure

Research areas:

  • Role of Cytokine in Infectious and Non-Microbial Diseases
  • Molecular Mechanisms in the Development and Prevention of Chronic Infectious Diseases
  • Pathogenicity of Microorganisms
  • Antimicrobial Chemotherapy and Prophylaxis
  • Genomics of Pathogenic Organisms
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Impact of Social, Economic and Life Style Factors on the Health Status of the Population
  • Experimental Investigation of Nervous System Damages Caused by Xenobiotics Emitted to the Environment by Human Activity
  • Biostatistics.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Preveious Academic records in fields of pharmacy, medicine or related fields. 
  • Certificates of language proficiency in English: at least intermediate level certified by internationally accredited language examination (TEL C B2, ECL B2, TOE FL iBT test score of at least 72, or PBT score at least 550; Cambridge First Certificate at least “B”; IELT S score of at least 5.5) and on individual interview online. 

Students having previous scientific work in the above fields. Applicants should contact a relevant supervisor of the proposal and agree on the given research theme before submitting the application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5000 EUR per semester during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5000 EUR per semester during 48 months.
  • Application fee: 35 EUR

Living costs for Szeged

127000 - 185800 HUF /month
Living costs

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