Transportation, Vehicle, Logistic Engineering PhD

Study programme

Transportation Engineering

Vehicle Engineering

Logistic Engineering

Faculty

Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering

Further information

http://transportation.bme.hu/

Study level

PhD

Language

English

Qualification

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Transportation and Vehicle Engineering

Short description of the study programme

The highest level of the faculty's education is represented by the Kandó Kálmán Doctoral School, where the PhD students are being prepared for scientific research and a possible career as a professor and researcher. The 4 year program lets the students take part in professional subjects and courses, teaching activities and individual scientific research tasks. The programme's tasks deal with transportation, vehicle industry and logistics related questions, which actual topics are frequently updated.

Duration of studies (semesters)

8

Minimum requirements

- diploma of MSc in engineering fields
- 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 engineering fields; research plan agreed by the host institute in advance
Steps:
- preevaluation of the submitted documents: quality of MSc diploma, quality of MSc and BSc transcript, obtained credits, quality of research plan; additional evaluated aspects: quality of motivation letter, recommendation letter, 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)

Domokos ESZTERGÁR-KISS

transportation@mail.bme.hu

+36-1-463-1029