Physical Sciences PhD

Study programme

Physical Sciences


Faculty of Natural Sciences

Further information

Study level





PhD in Physics

Short description of the study programme

The post-graduate PhD in Physics Program is available in all domains offered in the Physics MSc Program, such as in solid state physics, quantum physics and informatics, nanotechnology and materials science, optics and photonics, nuclear physics, as well as in medical physics.

Duration of studies (semesters)


Minimum requirements

– diploma of MSc in Physics or any fields of engineering; – successful admission exam; – research plan preliminary accepted by the faculty (refer to the web site of the Doctorate Council); - confirmation letter of the prospective supervisor  (please see instructions at; – language skills proven by TOEFL (min iBT 90 or PBT 550 points), IELTS (min 5.0 points) 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

During the admission process, maximum 100 points can be achieved, partitioned into two major components: - preevaluation of the submitted documents (max. 50 points): quality of MSc and BSc diploma and transcripts, with major emphasis on subjects in the field of Physics and Mathematics, maximum point can be obtained only if at least 120 ECTS credits are completed either in the fields of Physics, Mathematics or engineering, confirmation letter of prospective supervisor (please see instructions at,  extra points can be awarded for publications in the corresponding fields - Online admission test (max. 50 points): evaluation of motivation, attitude, technical preparedness in the field of modern Physics and in the selected research field Result: admission to PhD programme (minimum 70 points required) /admission rejected Further details in the admission regulation.

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)

Dr. András DEÁK