Civil Engineering Sciences and Earth Sciences PhD

Study programme

Civil Engineering Sciences and Earth Sciences

Faculty

Faculty of Civil Engineering

Further information

http://phd.epito.bme.hu/?language=en

Study level

PhD

Language

English

Qualification

PhD

Short description of the study programme

The doctoral school has two programmes in civil engineering sciences (Structural engineering and Infrastructure engineering)  and one programme in earth sciences (Geodesy and Geoinformatics engineering), as a cohererent continuation of the three respective master programmes of the Faculty. The Infrastructure engineering programme also covers the specialisation in hydraulic and water environmental engineering, whereas the Structural engineering programme also comprises structural mechanics connected to biomechanics.

Duration of studies (semesters)

8

Minimum requirements

- diploma of MSc in Civil Engineering;
- research plan agreed by the host institute in advance;
- language skills proven by TOEFL (min 500 points), IELTS (min 5.0 points) or equivalent certificates

Required language level

B2

Entrance Examination

Yes

Type of Entrance Examination (written/oral/both)

oral

Place of Entrance Examination

Electronic

Description of selection and entrance examination process

Admission procedure in general and general requirements: refer to admission regulations Minimum criteria: diploma of MSc in Civil Engineering; research plan agreed by the host institute (please contact the faculty)
Steps:
- preevaluation of the submitted documents: quality of MSc diploma, quality of MSc and BSc transcripts, quality of research plan; additional evaluated aspects: quality of motivation letter, recommendation letters, extra-curricular activities (e.g. involvement in education, research, publication activitites, technical contests, additional language knowledge, etc.)
- electronic interview (via internet): evaluation of language skills (the interview is in English), motivation, attitude, technical preparedness in the selected research field
Result: admission to PhD programme /admission rejected

Availability of Preparatory Year

No

Contact (regarding non scholarship holders' administrative issues)

Valéria BALOGH

admission@mail.bme.hu

+36-1-463-3981

Contact (regarding Stipendium Hungaricum administrative issues)

Dóra FEKETE

fekete.dora@kth.bme.hu

+36-1-463-1256

Contact (academic programme)

Dr. Tamás KRÁMER

kramer.tamas@epito.bme.hu

+36-1-463-3578