Electrical Engineering PhD

Study programme

Electrical Engineering


Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics

Further information


Study level





PhD in Electrical Engineering

Short description of the study programme

The PhD Program in Electrical Engineering is designed to pursue research in the areas of embedded systems, robotics, control, telecommunication systems, microwave technologies, electron devices, nanotechnology, antennas and propagation, power systems and energetics. There are courses which provide the disciplinary background of research including cutting edge mathematics in the domain of stochastic processes, functional analysis and linear algebra, and also in networking and algorithms. There are at least 20-30 research topics announced each year by the supervisors. Besides completing the courses the PhD students research on their chosen topics and publish their results with the help of their supervisors.

Duration of studies (semesters)


Minimum requirements

MSc diploma in corresponding fields (min. quality 70%); oral exam exam (for international applicants written test may be required); language skills proven by IELTS min. 5.5 / TOEFL IBT min. 80 / Cambridge FCE min. 162 / Pearson PTE min. 51 / TELC B2 / certificate of language of entry studies

Required language level


Entrance Examination


Type of Entrance Examination (written/oral/both)

oral (for international applicants written test may be required)

Place of Entrance Examination


Description of selection and entrance examination process

Admission procedure in general and general requirements: refer to admission regulations at www.bme.hu

Steps: - preevaluation of the submitted documents: quality of MSc diploma (min 70%), quality of MSc and BSc transcripts, obtained credits in the corresponding fields, additional evaluated aspects: quality of motivation letter, recommendation letters - selection of research topics - 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


Contact (regarding non scholarship holders' administrative issues)

Mrs. Renáta Daru-Dudás

Department of International Academic Affairs


Contact (regarding Stipendium Hungaricum administrative issues)

Ms. Zsuzsanna Pálóczi

Department of International Academic Affairs


Contact (academic programme)

Ms. Fanni Szondy