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Faculty/course name/academic level:

Transportation Engineering at Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering / PhD

Course status

HAC accredited, existing course in English language in 2011/2012

Starting date(s) (following optional prep. course)


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Min number of students


Duration of the course

3 semesters (15 months)

Language requirements

English language (TOEFL test score of 550 or the new computer based score 213, / IELTS score of 5.0)

The goal of the PhD section in transportation engineering is to train dipl. transportation engineers, who are able – among others:


• to analyze, design, organize and control the transportation processes and systems in a system oriented and economical way, taking into consideration the requirements of transport safety, environment protection and the latest international tendencies,


• to provide the connected tasks of administration and public authority character,


• to select and keep in operation the vehicles and equipment, as well as the components of the infrastructure, and the control- and informatics systems, that are parts and decisive factors of the whole transportation system itself,


• to take part in an active way in the solution of the research and development problems belonging to the special field of transportation.


Doctorate Schools: Transport Science

Budapest University of Technology and Economics