Mechanical Engineering Science PhD

Study programme

Mechanical Engineering Science


Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Further information

Study level





PhD in Mechanical Engineering Modelling

Short description of the study programme

The academic staff of the Faculty are doing research in the most relevant fields of the mechanical enginereering discipline, and related applied sciences. PhD candidates are welcome to take part in this research work in order to prepare for the PhD procedure. PhD at the Faculty is a degree that can be earned by sufficiently proving the candidate's ability for selfstanding scientific work that must be demonstrated by writing a thesis summarising the candidate's research results. Furthermore, it is necessary to pass a set of qualifying examinations in some basic and applied sciences related to the field of the submitted thesis. Candidates are to publish their results prior to the submission of their theses.

Duration of studies (semesters)


Minimum requirements

- diploma of MSc in Mechanical Engineering; min quality of MSc diploma: good; successful admission exam; language skills proven by TOEFL (min points iBT 90 or 550), Cambridge First Certificate, or equivalent certificates

Required language level


Entrance Examination


Type of Entrance Examination (written/oral/both)


Place of Entrance Examination


Description of selection and entrance examination process

Admission procedure in general and general requirements: refer to admission regulations at

Steps: - preevaluation of the submitted documents: quality of MSc diploma (min good), quality of MSc and BSc transcripts, evaluation of research plan, publication activity - result of preevaluation: satisfactory languag skills and min good MSc diploma - electronic interview (via internet) (if previous step passed): evaluation of motivation, attitude, technical preparedness in the selected research field - Dean's decision on admission result Result: admission to PhD programme (min 60 points required) /admission rejected

Availability of Preparatory Year


Contact (regarding non scholarship holders' administrative issues)

Valéria BALOGH

Contact (regarding Stipendium Hungaricum administrative issues)

Dr. László Gergely VIGH
Directorate for Education

Contact (academic programme)