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SZENT ISTVÁN UNIVERSITY

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

ON

PHD SCHOOLS

 

 

GÖDÖLLŐ

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Who are we?

Who can come?

Money

You're in! Now what?

One day, it will all be over,

PhD Schools and branches of sciences in the Szent István University

Animal Husbandry PhD School

Biological Sciences PhD School

Crop Sciences PhD School

Mechanical Engineering PhD School

Environmental Sciences PhD School

Management and Business Administration PhD School

Veterinary Sciences PhD School

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FO ROR PhD ADMISSION

APPLICATION FORM

RESEARCH PROGRAM

HOUSING PREFERENCE APPLICATION

 

Who are we?

Previous years

In 1993 fifteen Ph.D. programs have been founded at the University, they were then re-organized and re-accredited as Doctoral (PhD) Schools in 2002. Nowadays seven Ph.D. schools are in service at the Szent István University.

The management

The Office of Doctoral and Habilitation Council of the Szent István University, Gödöllő is responsible for the administrative management and organizing the defense procedure for the students.

The doctoral degree

awarded by the Szent István University, Gödöllő, Hungary is an internationally recognized Ph.D degree. Our professional staff enjoys a high reputation all over the world. The Ph.D. students graduated at the University find employment in government offices, research institutions, business and educational positions, both in this country and abroad.

You won't be disappointed

The PhD studies comprise tutorial classes, field and laboratory experimental work, as well as preparation and defense of theses. Degrees are awarded in seven scientific areas, including

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Animal Husbandry
    • Biological Sciences
      • Environmental Sciences
        • Management and Business Studies
        • Plant- and Horticultural Sciences
          • Veterinary Sciences

Who can come?

We respect a good degree.

That's why all graduates of accredited non-Hungarian universities with a M.Sc. or internationally recognized equivalent qualification are eligible for admission to our Ph.D. schools.

Communication is the key

to educational success, and thus, any foreign or Hungarian post-graduate student studying at the Szent István University is required to have proficient written and spoken foreign language skills preferably in English, but in a few cases, German or French will do as well.

 

Money

If you're a full-time post-graduate student,

the length of time you'll spend in a full-time post-graduate course at the SZENT ISTVÁN UNIVERSITY, GÖDÖLLŐ is three years to complete courses and the experimental work, and another year might be needed for preparing the thesis.

Full-time international students

pay tuition fees between 7,000 and 10,000 EUROs per year. The exact amount of payment depends on the research you need in your program. Your living expenses are separate from that.

If you're a part-time or individualized post-graduate student,

your tuition fees will depend on the amount of your classroom studies, laboratory and fieldwork time, and on the amount of time you spend doing work outside the university. Still, it will be roughly proportional to the other kinds of programs, and will range from 2,000 to 8,000 EUROs per year. We figure out the exact amount of the tuition fee on the basis of your research plans and the expected duration of your studies.

Come and stay with us,

or at least, let us help you find a place for yourself. There are various promising housing opportunities for post-graduate students here at the SZENT ISTVÁN UNIVERSITY GÖDÖLLŐ. The Office of Doctoral and Habilitation Council will help you in finding good-quality, reasonably-priced accommodation in a dormitory, graduate dormitory or off-campus. The prices vary, but Hungary is one of the best in Europe in affording comfortable and clean housing.

Once you get that out of the way,

your application is reviewed by the Admissions Committee, and if the grade level on your final degree is that of good or above, you will get a letter stating that you have been admitted, and can start your studies upon payment of the first year's tuition, which means

You're in! Now what?

Choose a form of study that suits you.

We have three basic ways to carry out PhD studies at the SZENT ISTVÁN UNIVERSITY GÖDÖLLŐ:

  • ordinary or full-time course of study
  • part-time course of study
  • individualized course of study

Ordinary or full-time

courses of studies are usually offered to younger students who wish to continue their scientific studies immediately or within a few years after completing their university undergraduate studies. They're usually also ready to stay at the university as full-time Ph.D. students for at least three years in order to complete a three-year period of study. At the same time, students can carry out the research work they'll need to prepare and defend their thesis.

Part time

courses of study are often preferred by candidates employed in university research or commercial institutions; they usually have several years of research or other professional experiences. These candidates may feel the need to complete their previous studies, but don't want to give up their permanent position at their mother institution. The duration of this course of study and the exams they need to take are the same as for full-time students.

For international students,

who often wish to do their research work partly in their home country, the SZENT ISTVÁN UNIVERSITY GÖDÖLLŐ can offer the option of a part-time course of study allowing them to complete their studies at the University, while doing their research partly at their mother institution. These students have in many cases a dual supervision, with one supervisor from the SZENT ISTVÁN UNIVERSITY GÖDÖLLŐ and another from their home country. We call this way of courses as the "sandwich course".

 

Individualized courses

can be completed by experienced researchers or scientists who have already made considerable academic progress, or may have new scientific findings of their own to contribute to their fields. These kinds of students can get partial exemption from regular coursework and exams. By providing a detailed analysis and evaluation of their scientific background and progress, completing studies in selected topics and taking exams, they can submit their scientific thesis to the University Doctoral and Habilitation Council for a final defense. We still advise our students to refresh their knowledge by attending selected lectures and/or taking supplementary exams.

One day, it will all be over,

the class work, the fieldwork and the rest. That's when you will need to write a thesis. First, you'll have to get what we call an "absolutorium". This says that you have successfully finished your in-class and research training and the time is ripe to write the thesis.

After that, you can start

the defense process. To do that, first you have to submit an application to the Institute of Ph.D. Studies. Your publications and the thesis are attached to his application. The defense process starts with a comprehensive exam in your broad research area. The thesis will be evaluated and judged by two reviewers, who will give a written evaluation to the candidate. It's a transparent process, the candidate presents his or her findings and reacts to the reviewers' comments in front of a defense committee and a public audience.

If this sounds difficult,

then you understand what we're all about here. If it sounds like the kind of challenge that you can meet, with a little help from your friends (and colleagues, and professors), get in touch. Come out to the campus. Send in an application. We know you'll like what we do and where you can go from here.

Szent István University

Office of Doctoral and Habilitation Council

H-2103 Gödöllő Hungary, Páter Károly u. 1.

Phone/Fax: +36-28-415-382

E-mail: phd-inst@tti.szie.hu

Web-site: HTTP://www. sziu.hu

PhD Schools and branches of sciences in the Szent István University

 

 

 

Animal Husbandry
Leader: Prof. Dr. László HORVÁTH

 

Biological Sciences
Leader: Prof. Dr. Zoltán TUBA

 

Crop Sciences
Leader: Prof. Dr. Ferenc VIRÁNYI

 

Engineering
Leader: Prof. Dr. Péter SZENDRŐ

 

Environmental Sciences
Leader: Prof. Dr. Zoltán MENYÉRT

 

Management and Busines Studies
Leader: Prof. Dr. István SZŰCS

 

Veterinary Sciences
Leader: Prof. Dr. Péter RUDAS

 

Animal Husbandry PhD School

Leader: Prof. Dr. László Horváth DSc

 

The Animal Husbandry program deals with the research and development of domestic animals husbandry and production. Since 1989 the animal husbandry sector has undergone many changes. The changes and new challenges affect the rapidly increasing modernization in methods, and the public attitude towards animal husbandry.

Animal husbandry plays significant role in the national economy, especially in the food products of animal origin, and the establishment of conditions for competitive export production.

The utilization, recognition of up-to-date molecular biological-biotechnological methods, and their use in the work of students, is one of the principal objectives of the School. Besides research topics dealing with the principles of animal husbandry, another important field of the current animal husbandry research is the production of livestock species.

The satisfaction of strict animal protection requirements, the reasonable utilization of renewable natural resources, and the development of conditions for sustainable development are all needed before the country's accession to the European Union. The national R+D programs (e.g. Széchenyi NKFP) offer a wide base for the development of applicable R+D topics.

The main topics are:

  1. Biology of reproduction and development
  2. Animal biotechnology, molecular genetics in animal husbandry
  3. Animal nutrition, food toxicology
  4. Animal physiology
  5. Improvement and production of farmed ruminants
  6. Improvement and production of hog stocks
  7. Poultry farming
  8. Meat production
  9. Wildlife biology and management
  10. Fish biology and fish farming

Contact us:

Animal Husbandry PhD School

Szent István University, Department of Fish Culture

Phone: 00 36 28-522-000/1649

Fax: 00 36 28-410-804

E-mail: urbanyi.bela@mkk.szie.hu

Address: H-2103 Gödöllő, Páter K. U. 1. Hungary

 

Biological Sciences PhD School

Leader: Prof. Dr. Zoltán Tuba DSc

The aim of the Biological Sciences PhD School (BS) is to lead, organize and supervise scientific training (including education and research) and to provide the basis for getting PhD degree and habilitation on several fields of basic and applied biological research, from molecular to ecological level of organisums (microorganisms, plans, animals, ecosystems and humans).

The mission of the BS is to traing the qualified, top tutors and researchers of future. The BS desires to train professionals, who can meet the future economical and social requirements on the field of basic and applied biology. Out of the mentioned biotechnology, genetics, ecology together with the effets of global climate changes, and the various fields of applied biology in relation to the agricultural development, with the connections of environment protection and conservation of all of these, are prominent.

Disciplines Research Topics are:

Synbotany: vegetation dinamics, organisation of plant association, succession, degradation. Production ecology of plant stands. Autecophysiology, synphysiology. Global climate change and environmental problems, plant ecology of the agriculture, environmental protection and nature conservation. Tropical, semi/desert botany and plant ecology. Ecophysiology of desiccation tolerant plants and their communities. Plant stress physiology. Topics of plant taxonomy (including microfungi), coenology, plant geography, botanical nature conservation.

Zootaxonomy, basic of systematics, faunistics and zoogeography. Taxonomy, faunistics and zoogeography of invertebrates. Animal population ecology, population dynamics. Interactions of the animal populations. Synzoology with special reference to community organisation and biogeochemical cycles. Zoological and ecological problems of the global changes, agriculture, environmental protection, natural protection and ecotoxicology.

Structure and function of enzymes, the regulation of proteolytic enzymes. The molecular genetics of nitrogenfixation. Regulation of genetic function. Applied development genetics. Genetical mapping. Site-specific recombination.

Agricultural and environmental microbiology. Degradation of communal and agricultural wastes by microorganisms. Vegetative incompatibility in filamentous fungi. Nucleic acid based diagnostic techniques for the detection of mycotoxin producing fungi. Pathology and epidemiology of the Fusarium ear blight of cereals. Reproduction strategies in filamentous fungi. Identification, biodiversity and ecology of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi.

Biological basis of vegetable and crop production in semi/arid areas. Biological basis of tropical and nontropical integrated aquacultural production. Biological qualification of tropical and nontropical aquatic systems (incl. river Tisza). Biological basis of improvement of range management in mediterran and tropical regions. Biological and agronomical basis of tropical fruit and crop production and their closely related aspects.

Contact us:

Biological Sciences PhD School

Szent István University, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Department of Botany and Plant Physiology

Phone: 00 36 28-522-075

Fax: 00 36 28-410-804

E-mail: novenytan@mkk.szie.hu

Address: H-2103 Gödöllő, Páter K. U. 1. Hungary

 

Crop Sciences PhD School

Leader: Prof. Dr. Ferenc Virányi DSc

The School has been established by unifying three former PhD programmes aimed at providing the students with up-to-date knowledge in the disciplines such as soil management, crop production, grassland management, seed production, plant genetics, breeding and biotechnology, plant pathology and agricultural entomology,, weed management and integrated pest control. Candidates are taught and supervised by internationally acceptable professors and researchers mainly from the Szent István University, as well as from other research institutes belonging to the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and to the Ministry of Agriculture and Food, respectively. Research facilities required for the PhD studies are available from the above mentioned institutions.

The School offers research topics for the new candidates as follows:

In Plant Genetics, Breeding and Biotechnology:

  • Molecular genetics and molecular plant breeding (Erzsébet Kiss CSc)
  • Plant tissue culture and and in vitro breeding (Gábor Gyulai CSc)
  • Gene technology and transgenic plants (László Heszky MHA)
  • Biotechnology of cereals (János Pauk DSc)
  • Classical genetics and conventional plant breeding (Márta Hajós-Novák CSc)
  • Conventional and molecular wheat breeding (Zoltán Kertész DSc)
  • Conventional and molecular maize breeding (Csaba L Marton DSc)

In Crop Production, Land Use and Agroecology:

  • Soil tillage and land use (Márta Birkás DSc)
  • Soil compaction and remediation (Márta Birkás DSc)
  • Alternative crops and land use (Csaba Gyuricza PhD)
  • Agroecological impacts on yield and quality of field crops (Márton Jolánkai DSc)
  • Adaptation and mitigation of climate change impacts (Márton Jolánkai DSc)
  • Seed production and variety maintenance (Miklós Szabó DSc)
  • Regionality in crop production (József Antal DSc)
  • Grassland and pasture management (László Szemán CSc)
  • Gene bank and field crop variety research (László Láng CSc)
  • Theoretical basis of new technologies in horticultural crop production (Judit Dimény CSc)

In Plant Protection and Pathophysiology:

  • Arthropod assembladges and pests and predators of agroecosystems (József Kiss CSc, Ferenc Tóth PhD)
  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and Integrated Crop Management (ICM) (József Kiss CSc)
  • Fungal diseases of crops, biology and variability of the pathogens, and alternative control methods (Ferenc Virányi DSc)
  • Theory and practice of weed management (Imre Németh CSc)
  • Physiology and biochemistry of resistance in plants to pathogens (Zoltán Király MHA)
  • Microbial antagonists and biological control (György Turóczi PhD)

Contact persons:

Prof. Dr. Ferenc Virányi, DSc, Head of School

viranyi.ferenc@mkk.szie.hu

Prof. Dr. László Heszky, MHA

heszky.laszlo@mkk.szie.hu

Prof. Dr. Márton Jolánkai, DSc

jolankai.marton@mkk.szie.hu

Address: H-2103 Gödöllő, Páter K. U. 1. Hungary

 

Mechanical Engineering PhD School

Leader: Prof. Dr. Péter Szendrő DSc

 

During establishing the goals of the Mechanical Engineering PhD School of Szent István University, the following principles were taken into consideration: The predictable requirement based on developing tendency of the technical background in the agriculture and food industry is that the production and application of the machines and tools should be environment-friendly, material-and energy-save. On the other hand it is important to organize the existing equipments to logistical system and arrange ecological operation and recycling in the strategy of the research. In the strategy of the research some promoted new topics should be emphasized, which ones serve same up to-date production technologies having less contact with the living world.

The global increase of agricultural production has to be realized in an ecological balance having decreased volume of the applied chemicals and energies. For sustainable development it has a basic interest to decrease the polluting materials getting into the environment and to economize with the resources.

The PhD school is divided into two main subject groups. Some typical research topic of the subject groups are given below:

1. Basic of Agriculture Machine Engineering subject group

  • Mechanizations of animal husbandry and plant growing
  • Vehicle and tractor techniques, the off road running theory
  • Mechanics of structural and agricultural materials
  • Safety of machines
  • Tribology and techniques of lubrication
  • System of quality control, technical innovation and development
  • Technologies and tools of primer crop processing
  • Material and energy safe production technology
  • Operations of machines and systems
  • Maintenance machinery and recycling
  • Materials rheology and structure of agricultural material sets
  • Physiology effect of the electricity field
  • Computer Aided Engineering techniques
  • Separation techniques and equipment in crop processing.

 

2. Energetics of Agriculture and Environmental Management subject group

  • Energetic and physics of buildings
  • Energy and mass transport processes
  • Research of the energy sources in agriculture and in forestry
  • Alternative and reusable energy sources
  • High frequency and microwave energy used in food processing
  • Technical and technological questions of environment protection
  • Ecological correlation of settlement and development of area
  • Protection of water-base
  • Principle of environmental industry.

Contact us:

Mechanical Engineering PhD School

Szent István University, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Sciences

Department of Botany and Plant Physiology

Phone: 00 36 28-522-915

Fax: 00 36 28-522-916

E-mail: szendro.peter@gek.szie.hu

Address: H-2103 Gödöllő, Páter K. U. 1. Hungary

 

Environmental Sciences PhD School

Leader: Prof. Dr. Zoltán Menyhért DSc

The PhD School of Environmental Sciences (ES) offers research topics and postgraduate courses. The postgraduate student is provided with a unique research programme and curriculum.

This is submitted by the supervisor together with the leader of the disciplinary research subfield. Postgraduate students may choose, as electives, courses offered by the ES or by any other doctoral school of foreign or Hungarian universities.

Disciplinary Research Subfields

1. Soil Science, Agro-chemistry, Environmental Chemistry

This covers wide geographical range, protection, and classification of soil types, chemical and physical processes in soil, composting, soil contamination and the reclaiming of soil.

The above also develop chemical methods and principles in the analysis of the environment and chemical pollution in the environment.

Research topics include:

  • Soil contamination,
  • Soil classification,
  • Analysis of humus materials in soil,
  • The buffer capacity of soil,
  • Processes of absorption and desorption in soil,
  • Carbon and nitrogen cycles in the soil,
  • Analysis of processes activated during composting,
  • Application of the so-called "hot water" method in soil science and agro-chemistry,
  • The movement of elements in sandy soil,
  • Water circulation salinity in the soil,
  • Nutriment absorptive capacity analysis of soil,
  • Analysis of water metabolism in soil,
  • The microbiological decomposition of organic phosphorous compounds in soil,
  • The influence of (DOC, TOC) in soil upon macrobial activity,
  • The role of microorganisms in creating the magnetic characterstics of soil.

 

 

2. Ecological Agriculture, Preservation of Genetic Diversity

This disciplinary subfield focuses on research and development components of ecological or biological organic and alternative agriculture.

The chief objective is to develop agricultural systems that produce healthy food. Such agricultural systems are characterised by a balance of animal husbandry and plant cultivation.

In plant cultivation, research focuses on the production of indigenous plant species and their role in ecological agriculture.

Regarding animal husbandry research concentrates on hard scientific facts relating to indigenous livestock management.

The research topics are:

  • Ecological plant cultivation,
  • Genetic preservation of livestock,
  • Applied ethology and animal protection,
  • Environmental information systems and quality assurance applied to animal husbandry.

 

3. Environmental Management and Protection

This research and educational disciplinary subfield serves the objectives of long-term utilisation, planned development, and the effective protection of the environment.

It also on focuses upon sustainable land use of multi-functional fields and the sustainable use of other natural resources.

The main gool is to train students in theoretical and practical issues, related to the environment.

Research topics are:

  • Environmental management:
  • Environmental and ecological economics and policy,
  • Environmental communication and cultural ecology,
  • Land use planning,
  • Environmental protection.

 

4. Agricultural and Environmental Microbiology and Soil Biotechnology

This disciplinary subfield covers a wide spectrum of agricultural and environmental microbiology; as well as, soil biotechnology, horticulture, and forestry. It includes, among others, research related to pollution stemming from the use of artificial fertilisers and other chemical compounds, as well the so-called "non-target" microorganisms. Issues related to the integrity of bio-geochemical cycles, the conversion of natural and artificial substances, the role of microorganisms in supplying nutriments for plants, food safety, etc. are also covered.

One of the main objectives is to train students to understand and analyse microbiological problems related to agriculture, horticulture, and forestry.

The curriculum is offered both in Hungarian and English. It is considered to be of primary importance to offer postgraduate studies for Hungarian students, living in. Hungary as well as, in other countries of the world.

Research topics are:

  • Agricultural microbiology,
  • Environmental microbiology,
  • Soil biotechnology,
  • Bio-hydrometallurgy,
  • Phytopathology.

 

5. Landscape Ecology, Nature and Landscape Protection

This disciplinary subfield deals with the of the analysis biotic and abiotic elements of ecosystems; and, interactions between human beeings and the environment.

Research topics are:

  • Landscape ecology,
  • Nature conservation.

 

Contact person: Ms. Zsuzsa Jeney
Institute of Environmental and Landscape Management

Phone: 00 36 28/522-000/2262

Fax: 00 36 28-410-804

E-mail: jeney.zsuzsa@kti.szie.hu

Address: H-2103 Gödöllő, Páter K. U. 1. Hungary

 

Management and Business Administration PhD School

Leader: Prof. Dr. István Szűcs

The basic objective of the doctoral school is to organise the macro-economic, management, and regional development tasks of the food industry into a uniform system, so that the research tasks performed by the doctorands serve effectively for the realisation of the objectives of agricultural and regional development. It requires management skills to the experts operating at the different levels of economic control, which helps to recognise the significance and complexity of the system necessary to solve the problems. The objective of the Ph.D. school:

  • Involve doctorands in a (uniformly organised) scientific activity during which they may gain knowledge and skills in the field of economic transformation, and the economic environment of the new economic structure.
  • Examination of agricultural enterprises, modelling and development of their activity, analysis of the different functional fields of management (marketing, finance, informatics, management of human resources, etc.), and the scientific survey of the relationship of enterprises, co-operation and integration, the economies of regions and districts.
  • Modern interpretation of regional development, the relevant weighting of the different fields of research.
  • Application of the themes of Management science. Specialisation in subjects important in the changing practice of management plays an important role. Such important themes, or some of those becoming more and more important: management of organisational, information, and other networks, management of small and medium sized enterprises, management of organisational changes embedded in the rapid and deep social, economic, cultural and other transformations, etc.

The themes of the Management and Business PhD School are the following:

Macro-economics of food economy

History and macro-economic questions of agricultural development,

Marketing in agriculture

World food economy

Agricultural financing

Agricultural challenges of EU accession

Methods of economic analysis, agricultural information technology

International compatibility

Agribusiness management

Enterprise management

Strategic planning and organisation development

Controlling and management of enterprises

Financing of agricultural enterprises

Models for sustainable development

Management and business studies

Management, organisation

Management theory and methodology

System of labour relationships

Information society and management

System of manager training and further training, forms and methods

Management of small and medium sized enterprises

Rural development

Theory and methodology of regional development

Regional development policy of the EU

Rural tourism

Economy of rural regions

Economic extension services

Social problems of rural areas

Regional development in developing countries

Local society and community development

The Effectiveness of extension program network

Knowledge transfer techniques

Contact us:

Szent István University, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences,

Institute of Econometrics

Phone: 00 36 28-522-902

Fax: 00 36 28-410-804

E-mail: gszdi@gtk.szie.hu

Address: H-2103 Gödöllő, Páter K. U. 1. Hungary

Veterinary Sciences PhD School

Leader: Prof. Dr. Péter Rudas DSc

 

The PhD program for Veterinary Science, at the University of Veterinary Science, was accredited in 1993. It was re-organized and re-accredited as Postgraduate School of Veterinary Science (PSVS) in 2002.

The PSVS, as the single postgraduate school in the veterinary field in Hungary offers education and research activities, acting as a research coordinator, too.

It has tradionally good cooperation with both national and international institutes, like the Research Institute of Veterinary Medicine, National Institute of Veterinary Healt, etc., and veterinary medical departments of the universities in Utrecht, Vienna, Hannover, Munich, Uppsala and overseas. Substantial co-operation based on mutual benefit ensures that students of the PSVS get education at the highest level, and are supported by the best infrastructure serving their research interest.

Part of the quality management system of the PSVS is a well-defined, professional system, and client-centred protocols for minimizing the administrative work; and, insuring proper follow-up. The programs are under the continuous control and development of the Steering Committee of the PSVS.

We offer about 40 research topics for new applicants in our School.

Lecturers of the School are highly qualified scientists and professors having PhD degree. Some of them have the degree of Doctor of Sciences of the Hungarian Academy of Science (DSc) and others are Member of the Hungarian Academy of Science.

The language of the training is Hungarian and / or English.

Contact us:

Szent István University

Faculty of Veterinary Sciences

Phone: 00 36 1 478-4229

Fax: 00 36 1 478-4230

E-mail: phd@univet.hu

http://phd.univet.hu/

Address: H-1078 Budapest, István u. 2. Hungary

 

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FO ROR PhD ADMISSION

 

APPLICATION FORMS

Two application forms have been included in the post-graduate prospectus. One may be kept for the candidate's reference, the other original copy must be submitted with all application materials to the Office Doctoral and Habilitation Council.

RESEARCH PROGRAM

It is a specimen sheet wich you have to fill in and based on that do your research program (max. 4-5 pages).

REFERENCES

All candidates must provide two letter of academic references, signed and sealed by faculty members or relevant scientist who are familiar with the candidate's work and character. The university strongly advises candidates to include the letters in their application materials, in order to avoid delay and possible rejection of application due to incompleteness.

TRANSCRIPTS

An official copy of the transcripts from all higher-education institutions previousla attended by the candidate must be submitted, either in the application, or by mail directly from the originating institution.

APPLICATION FEE

An application fee of 50 (fifty) Euros must be included in the completed application.

INTERVIEWS

Candidates of foreign origin may request a formal interview.

CONDITIONAL ACCEPTANCE

Candidates will be sent a tentative acceptance if the university whiseh them to continue their studies there. This acceptance becomes formal upon receipt of yearly fees.

PAYMANT OF FEES

Payment of yerly fees must be submitted before starting the studies. This can be done in person by cashier's check or travellers' check, or from abroad by international cashier's check or bank transfer. Cheecks should be made out to the Institute of Post-Graduate Studies, and shoul include and indication of their purpose, i.e., tuition fees. A bank-to-bank transfer can be made to the followin account at the Hungarian Treasury (in Hungarian - Magyar Államkincstár) to the following account number:

10032000-00282826-00000000

Confirmation of receipt will be provided upon the clearance of the transfere or check.

AGREEMENT TO CONDITIONS

By accepting placement into the university and registering for classes, each student thereby accepts the conditions and rules set down by the university. Violation of these rules and/or conditions may cause disciplinary action leading to suspencion and/or expulsion form the university

The Szent István University

Office of Doctoral and Habilitation Council

H-2103 Gödöllő, Páter K. u. 1. Hungary

Phone/Fax: 36 28 415-382

E-mail: phd-inst@tti.szie.hu

 

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Person Responsible for fees

Name:

Address:

Town, postal code:

Country:

Telephone:

Relationship to applicant:

Employment

If employed, please list

employer's name, address,

and short description of

your duties:

Current educational institution

Name and address

of institution:

Course of study:

Degree awarded:

Date:

Publications-

List all titles, format (conference, journal, etc.) and dates of publication below. If more space is needed, please use another sheet of paper

 

 

Personal interests

Please list any hobbies, pastimes, and cultural interests you may have:

 

 

Travel Experience

Please indicate where you have travelled, and the amount of time spent there:

Awards, distinctions

Please list any academic, social, work, or other awards you have received, or any distinctions you feel may help your application here. Please include any volunteer work you may have done.

Essay

All students applying for admission to the University are required to submit a hand-written essay of up to 250 words in length on why they wish to attend the university, what they feel the university will help them attain their personal and professional goals, and what they feel they can give to the university community. This can be done on a separate piece of paper, and included with the application materials.

 

 

Signature

I hereby attest that all the information that I have provided in this application is to the best of my knowledge true, and understand that any falsehood on my part constitutes perjury and may result in rejection of my application or dismissal from the university.

Signature

Date

 

Doctoral School:

School Leader:

Supervisor:

 

RESEARCH PROGRAM

Name and Family:

 

Title of the research program:

 

  1. Scientific preliminaries
    1. Actuality and importance of the research
    2. Literature background of the research

    1.3.

  2. Aims
  3. 2.1.

    2.2.

    2.3.

  4. Mehods
  5. 3.1.

    3.2

    3.3.

  6. Expected results and findings

4.1.

4.2.

4.3.

Date

Signature

 

 

HOUSING PREFERENCE APPLICATION

Please fill out this form and return it with your application materials, even if you do not desire housing on-campus.

 

 

Name_______________________________________________

 

Address____________________________________________

_____________________________________________

_____________________________________________

_____________________________________________

 

Country of citizenship__________________________________

 

Telephone___________________________________________

Fax_________________________________________________

E-mail_______________________________________________

I would like to obtain housing on-campus__________

 

I would like to obtain housing off-campus__________

 

 

 

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