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Faculty/course name/academic level:

Doctoral School, Doctor of Liberal Arts degree

Course status

Accredited course, can be started upon request

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


Max number of students


Min number of students


Duration of the course

36 month (6 semester) + 2 years to finish the dissertation and the final art project

Language requirements

English language (TOEFL/IELTS)

Name of the Institution: Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest (MOME)

Training and the awarding of degrees is pursued in the areas of art and design, multimedia and architecture. Candidates may apply for research (art) projects defined by the Doctoral School or suggest a research program themselves. The Doctoral School is the university’s highest-level intellectual workshop. Apart from continuous cooperation with their advisors, students are granted the possibility to pursue research in the department workshops of the university. Credit points earned through optional and educational activities must be collected within the 36-month training period. Following the initiation of the procedure, students have 2 years to accomplish doctoral activities (doctoral exam, final project, dissertation) and an additional year to obtain the opponents’ statements and defend their dissertation.

The Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest runs the Doctoral School with the faith in the fullness of life of the arts. The Doctoral School is the culmination of university studies, in the hope that it can offer a knowledge level rising above the specializations.
The aim of the Doctoral School is to direct personal ambition to a master, to raise the in-depth work of the master and disciple and to set it in a special relation with the educational programme.

The educational programme is comprised into one day weekly, when the School:
- presents walks of life – workshop spirit – and profiles,
- insists on and explores existential questions in the language of philosophy,
- discusses eternal values and actuality in form of course series – from cultural history to sustainability, from literary homeland study to economics,
- the professional consultations monitor self-inspection, advancement and persuasive power.