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Biology, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (QS) Szeged, Hungary
PhD studies are possible in all biology disciplines currently pursued in the biology departments of the Faculty of Science of the University of Szeged and at the Biological Research Centre of HAS Szeged, with special emphasis on molecular and experimental fields.  The Biology program from University of Szeged.
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Overview

The major fields are anthropology, biochemistry, biotechnology, cell biology, ecology, genetics, microbiology, molecular biology, neurobiology, and plant biology. 

A four-year scholarship for the PhD studies is sponsored by governmental and non-governmental organisations. 

Key facts:

The Departments of the University of Szeged and the research groups of the Biological Research Centre maintain close cooperation with laboratories both in Europe and overseas.

    The Biology program from University of Szeged.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      8 semesters

  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Research areas:

  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Physiology and Neurobiology
  • Genetics
  • Microbiology
  • Plant Biology
  • Human Biology
  • Ecology and Evolution

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    72

    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:

    5.5

    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:

    550

    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

  • Submitted online application form, MSc degree in a related field, demonstrated proficiency in English (TELC/ECL B2, TOEFL IBT – 72, RPDT – 72, Cambridge FC B, IELTS – 5.5), CV in English, individual interview in person or online during which the applicant's motivation and research proposal will be examined, and a recent medical certificate of satisfactory general health status (not older than 1 month).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5000 EUR per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5000 EUR per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Application fee: 35 EUR

Entrance Exam fee: 100 EUR

Living costs for Szeged

  • 127000 - 185800 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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