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Faculty/course name/academic level:

Vehicle 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)


Max number of students


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 vehicle engineering is to train dipl. vehicle engineers, who are able – among others:


• to develop, design and manufacture railway vehicles, road vehicles, agricultural vehicles, aircraft and ships, materials- handling machines, and to make investigations into the processes taking place in the vehicles mentioned,


• to keep in operation, to maintain, diagnose and repair vehicles and machines, transportation systems and machine systems built up from the mentioned units, with special regard to the requirements of safety, energy saving and environment protection,


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


Doctorate Schools: Vehicle, Mobile Machines Engineering

Budapest University of Technology and Economics