|Study location||Hungary, Budapest|
|Type||Doctoral, partial/exchange studies|
|Nominal duration||1-2 semesters|
Master diploma (or higher)
ongoing PhD studies, Research Plan, Letter of Acceptance from your future ELTE supervisor
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
B2 or higher language knowledge from the language of the studies (for Language Pedagogy and English Applied Linguistics C1 or higher)
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
Letter of Acceptance from your future ELTE supervisor
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Beside the Motivation letter, every applicant has to submit a Research Plan (3-5 pages)
The doctoral program carries out research into the linguistic, philological and literary aspects of communication. It builds on consolidated research into national and international linguistic and literary traditions, both diachronically and synchronically, but is also open to innovative and interdisciplinary methods for exploring new fields, such as intercultural, genre, post-colonial, translation, media and corpus-based studies, and on-line teaching. Available doctoral programmes:
English Linguistics Doctoral Programme
German Linguistics Doctoral Programme
Hungarian Linguistics Doctoral Programme
Indian Studies Doctoral Programme
Intercultural Linguistics Doctoral Programme
Iranian Studies Doctoral Programme
Japanese Studies Doctoral Programme
Korean Studies Doctoral Programme
Language Pedagogy and English Applied Linguistics (only with C1 English knowledge)
Mongolian Linguistics Doctoral Programme
Romance Studies Doctoral Programme
Russian Linguistics Doctoral Programme
Sinology Doctoral Programme
Slavic Linguistics Doctoral Programme
Turkic Studies Doctoral Programme
Uralic Languages and Linguistics Doctoral Programme
The Entry Requirement is completed MA-level studies in the field related to the desired Ph.D. program and a B2 level or higher language exam and a Letter of Acceptance from your future ELTE supervisor
Review of the candidates is based on the submitted application documents, especially the Letter of Acceptance from your future ELTE supervisor and on a Skype or personal interview.
Before sending the application, please contact the head of the doctoral training programme you wish to study at!
Preparatory and Specialisation years are not available for Ph.D. studies.
For more information please contact:
Mr. Zsolt Horváth
The minimum criteria for a semester are 20 completed credits.
Each course and consultation worth 10 credits. Credits for research activity can vary depending on the nature of the activity. The curriculum can be downloaded at: www.elte.hu/file/KPR_V_A_DOKT.pdf
According to the latest entrance exam statistics the Faculty of Humanities is home of the best and most gifted students nationwide. With nearly 8,000 students, the Faculty has been a stronghold of scientific knowledge all over Hungary. Employers inside and outside Hungary are aware that a graduate from ELTE FoH will be of an extremely high standard. Coming to our faculty will increase your career prospects by the time you earn your degree.
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