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PhDRoska Tamás Doctoral School of Sciences and Technology

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Program description:

The Doctoral School is in line with the following few fundamental new trends of research of the international scientific community:

- Bio-inspired and neuromorphic information technology and bionics; fundamentally new principles of sensory computing, surveillance, and navigation
- Molecular and nano sized sensing and computing; realizability studies of electronics and optics
- Human and artificial language technologies, artificial understanding and telepresence

DISCIPLINES (according to the relevant scientific field classifications in Hungary):

– Information Science
– Electrical Engineering Sciences
– Biological Sciences


- Program 1: Bionics, Bio-inspired Wave Computers, Neuromorphic Models.
Heads: Tamás Freund, György Karmos, Zsolt Liposits, Sándor Pongor

- Program 2: Computer Technology Based on Many-core Processor Chips, Virtual Cellular Computers, Sensory and Motoric Analog Computers.
Head: Péter Szolgay

- Program 3: Feasibility of Electronic and Optical Devices, Molecular and Nanotechnologies, Nano-architectures, Nanobionika Diagnostic and Therapeutic Tools.
Head: Árpád Csurgay

- Program 4: Human Language Technologies, Artificial Understanding, Tele-presence, Communication.
Head: Gábor Prószéky

- Program 5: On-board Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
Head: Ákos Zarándy

Actual Thesis topic proposals

PhD students are offered graduate courses related to their chosen research area in the first 4 semesters. Course selections need to be discussed with the scientific supervisor. At the end of the 4th semester PhD students have to take a qualifying exam to demonstrate their scientific skills.

Further information

Entry requirements:
MSc degree in the relevant study field of the PhD Program (min. quality of 75%), Transcript of records regarding all academic semesters completed during MSc studies, complex (both oral and written) English language certificate: IELTS with score of 6.5 or TOEFL with score of 90 or PTE Academic with score of 59-64. We accept the MSc diploma as language certificate if the language of instruction was English.

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Entrance exam description:
The application package submitted has to contain the following documents: a short description (max. 3 pages) of the Applicants’ results, plans, proposed subject of research; a short reference from the Applicants’ mentor (previous professor or other mentor); MSc diploma; complex (both oral and written) language certificate in English.

After the evaluation of the documents received by the Admission Committee, the Applicant will be informed via email about the result. Based upon the decision of the Admission
Committee the Applicant will be invited to take part in an online interview where he/she has to present his/her PhD application and previous studies.

Members of the Admission Committee are the heads of the programs and two additional persons proposed by the head of the Doctoral School and appointed by the Chairman of
the Doctoral and Habilitation Board (hereinafter DHB). The Chairman of the Admission Committee is appointed by the Chairman of the DHB.

Head of Doctoral School

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Website of the Doctoral School

Programme structure

Programmes of the Doctoral School:
1. Bionics
2. Physical and Virtual Cellular Computers
3. Optical Devices, Nano-electronics Technologies
4. Human Language Technology
5. On board Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Not available for applying at the moment

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

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