2019. November 14., Thursday

Doctoral School of Education

Description of the programme:

The main objective of this Doctoral School http://www.edu.u-szeged.hu/phd/?q=en is to train researchers of Educational Sciences. Its curriculum focuses on formal education, learning and instruction, in the paradigms of empirically based social sciences. Students are prepared for engaging in a wide spectrum of research activities using a plethora of research methods, and for studying the psychological, social and economic contexts of schooling and learning.

Graduates often choose their careers in higher education, research institutes, government agencies, non-governmental organisations, regional and local educational administration, and companies in the field of education.


Research areas include Learning and Instruction; Educational Assessment; Information and Communication Technologies in Education; Social and Emotional Education; Health Education; Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology in Education.


Level of the programme: PhD

Duration of the programme: 4+4 semesters

Registered in: EU

Credits: 240


Who should apply?

We expect applicants to be interested in issues related to education and schooling. It is an advantage if the applicant has a Master's degree in Education or Psychology or in a field related to learning and instruction.


Application requirements:

To be submitted:

• MA/MSc degree*

• proof of proficiency in English (at least upper intermediate level, B2 in the Common European Framework of Reference)

• list of academic publications (if you have such publications)

• motivation letter

• CV

In person/via skype:

• interview.

*Academic Records: an official English version OR translation of your full Master's transcript including an explanation of the grading system, and an official English version OR translation of your Master's degree.


Start of the programme: September of each year

Tuition fee: 3500 EUR

Other fee: 35 EUR application fee and 250 EUR entrance exam fee


For further information please contact Dr. Edit Katalin Molnár e-mail: molnar@edpsy.u-szeged.hu regarding details of the programme.

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