Transportation, Vehicle, Logistic Engineering PhD

Study programme

Transportation Engineering

Vehicle Engineering

Logistic Engineering


Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering

Further information

Study level





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)


Minimum requirements

diploma of MSc in relevant engineering fields; quality of MSc transcript (min. 70%); research plan agreed by the host institute in advance; language skills proven by TOEFL (iBt min 80 points), IELTS (min 5.5 points), Cambridge First Certificate or equival 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 Minimum criteria: eligible diploma of MSc in engineering fields, research plan agreed by the host institute in advance, successful admission test Steps: - preevaluation of the submitted documents: quality of MSc diploma, quality of MSc and BSc transcript (min 70%), 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


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)