|Study location||Hungary, Budapest|
|Type||Doctoral, full degree studies|
|Nominal duration||8 semesters (4 years) (240 ECTS)|
|Course code||Natural Science|
Master diploma (or higher)
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.
An internationally accredited language examination is required with at least a B2 CEFR level or equivalent result.
Examples of minimum level accepted:
Alternatively, an official certificate issued by the applicant’s previous higher education institution can be accepted, stating that the applicant’s previous education (Bachelor’s degree) was completed entirely in English.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Témavezetői nyilatkozat szükséges.
Main research fields in programs of the ELTE Doctoral School of Earth Sciences: 1) Geography (Physical Geography, Geomorphology, Environmental and Landscape Geography, Geography of Hungary and Central &, Eastern Europe, Carpathian Basin, Human Geography, History of Geography, Ethnical Geography, Regional Science, Regional Planning, Urban Studies, Geoinformatics in Geography and Spatial Research) 2)Meteorology: Dynamic and Synoptic Meteorology, Boundary Layer Meteorology, Climatology, Climate Modelling, Agroclimatology, Statistical Climatology 3) Geology-Geophysics: Physical and Applied Geology, Hidrogeology, Urban Geology, Petrology, Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Lithology, Paleontology, Volcanology, Sedimentology, 4) Geophysics: Space Science, Geoinformatics in Earth Sciences 5) Cartography and Geoinformatics: Thematic Cartography, Mathematics in Cartography, Webcartography, History of Cartography, Toponymy, Geoinformatics in Cartography. Theorethical courses, labortory works, field studies.
Type of entrance exam:
Entrance exam location:
Entrance exam description:
Oral entrance interview with focus on the applicant’s knowledge compared to what might be supposed from the submitted documents on former qualification and the goals and methods of the planned research project. Written supplements and exercises might be demanded in order to measure qualification and language procifiency. Criteria for ranking in the admission procedure shall include: 1. previous university achievements (examinations, comprehensive examinations, qualification of degree), 2. achievements related to previous research work (awards obtained in studentsÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ academic circles, publications in the particular professional area), 3. the feasibility of the research program. Basic knowledge of the Hungarian language is an advantage.”,
Mr Péter Molnár
Preparatory year available:
Specialisation year available:
APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO FIND A SUPERVISOR IN THE DOCTORAL SCHOOL
The available research topics of the Doctoral School can be found on the website of the Hungarian Doctoral Council here: doktori.hu/index.php?menuid=116&lang=EN by searching for the Doctoral School and topics that are “just announced”. Research topics are usually published in December-January. Applicants have to contact the potential supervisor and come to an agreement with them. Applicants without a supervisor will be rejected.