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Faculty/course name/academic level:

Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences/ Environmental Sciences / PhD

Course status

HAC accredited, existing course in English language

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


Max number of students

3 students/ topic area

Min number of students


Duration of the course

6 semesters course (5 months/semester)

Language requirements

B2 level English language examination (TOEFL/IELTS/ Other)

This PhD degree entails a three-year-study programme. Students are required to carry out the following activities: join a research group and carry out scientific experiments, finally have to prepare a PhD thesis. As side works students should collect enough credits based on courses followed, conferences attended, contact hours lectured for undergraduates. PhD students should publish their results.


Program structure: There are obligatory courses in the first two semesters. Later on elective courses should be chosen related to the filed of interest. Each year a progress report should be prepared for the Doctoral Office. This evaluation includes labour activity, scientific publications, collection of credits, etc. At the end final study certificate “absolutorium” is issued. That is followed with the theses defence procedure.

The topic areas of the PhD research:

Biological Sciences (including Biotechnology), Animal Husbandry, Environmental Sciences (Including Soil and water related topics), Plant- and Horticultural Sciences, Agricultural Engineering

Szent István University