|Study location||Hungary, Szeged|
|Type||Doctoral / Postdoctoral, full-time|
|Nominal duration||4 + 4 semesters|
|Tuition fee||€5,000.00 per semester|
|Application fee||€35.00 per programme|
|Examination fee||€100.00 per programme|
Graduate / Masters' Degree (or higher)
MSc degree in related fields.
Who should apply?
The Doctoral Programme is open to MSc graduates, who are interested in the research programmes published on our website.
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.
Academic Records in English or certified translation.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
TELC/ECL B2, TOEFL IBT – 72, RPDT 72, Cambridge FCB, IELTS – 5.5. Applicants are not required to provide the English language exam certificates who are natives of certain countries and can officially demonstrate that their academic studies have been conducted in English. However, these students will also have to obtain an international language proof B2 level by the end of the programme. The list of countries is available on our website.
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
Submitted online application form, CV, 2 recommendation letters from recognised academic persons, and a recent medical certificate of satisfactory general health status (not older than 1 month); individual interview online, where the applicant’s motivation and research proposal will be examined.
Geography education and research have a long and internationally acknowledged tradition at the University of Szeged. The Doctoral School offers a broad range of research topics and courses. The Doctoral School ensures the appropriate infrastructural background for the work of the students: well-equipped laboratories with state-of-the-art laboratory and field equipment and IT facilities. The Institute of Geography and Geology is committed to high standards of research, and the research fields are continuously evolving in response to new challenges in the subject.
Educational Programmes and some research areas of the Doctoral School:
Spatial Changes and Forms of Human-Economic Processes (e.g. Political geography, Population geography and migration studies, Urbanisation, Health geography, Environmental justice, Geography of tourism, Transportation geography), Geology (e.g. Geochemistry, Petrology, Modelling of fractured fluid reservoirs, Microtectonics, Geothermal systems, Hydrogeology, Applied geomathematical modelling, Stochastic simulations, Geoarcheology, Quaternary geology and paleoenvironment), Geomorphology (e.g. Fluvial geomorphology, Aeolian processes, Hydrogeography, Geomorphological hazards, Geochronology, Shallow geophysics, Applied remote sensing and geoinformatics, Applied geographical modelling) and Geoecology (e.g. Soil Science, Vegetation dynamics, Biogeography, Environmental/landscape changes, Environmental risks and hazards, Climate change, Urban climatology, Human bioclimatology).
For more research topics please consult the website.
Should any question arise, please contact Dr Ferenc Kovács (email@example.com) and/or Dr Zoltán Kovács (firstname.lastname@example.org) regarding the admission process.