Mechanical Engineering Science PhD

Study programme

Mechanical Engineering Science


Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Further information

Study level





PhD in Mechanical Engineering

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, other MSc degrees can also be accepted but require particular decision (please contact us in advance); min quality of MSc diploma: good; successful admission exam; an internationally accredited (at least) B2-equivalent language exam in English;
There are alternative language exams: our Faculty accepts
a) TOEFL iBT test score of 90 or PBT score 550,
c) Cambridge 1st Certificate B2,
d) IELTS score of 5.5.
Besides, our Faculty also accepts an official certificate of the Master’s studies in English issued by the previous university.

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 language 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)

Mrs. Renáta Daru-Dudás

Department of International Academic Affairs

Contact (regarding Stipendium Hungaricum administrative issues)

Department of International Academic Affairs

Contact (academic programme)

Dr. Csaba HŐS
Vice-Dean for Scientific and International Affairs