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clin med

Clinical Medicine (PhD)

About the programme


Chair: Prof. Lajos Kemény MD, DSc

Department of Dermatology and Allergology

H–6720 Szeged, Korányi fasor 6., Hungary

Phone: (+36 62) 545 277,

E-mail: kemeny.lajos@med.u-szeged.hu


Educational programmes of the Doctoral School: Immunology, Reproductive Health, Clinical and Experimental Neuroscience, Experimental and Clinical Investigation of the Cardiovascular System, Clinical and Experimental Research for Reconstructive and Organ-Sparing Surgery, Study on the Pathomechanism and Therapeutic Possibilities of Different Vascular Diseases in Children, Dental Medicine,

Translational Medicine, Inflammatory bowel disease.


Sample research areas at the Doctoral School: Induction, mechanism and complications of transplantation tolerance; Regulation of keratinocyte cell cycle; Premature labour and its prevention; Cognitive, neurobiological and pharmacological aspects of psychiatry; Imaging and device therapy of heart diseases; The role of macrophages in shock conditions; Molecular genetic studies on different renal diseases; Biointegration of alloplastic materials.


Level of the programme PhD

Duration of the programme: 4+4 semesters

Registered in: EU

Credits: min. 240/ 8 semesters



Application requirements:

Preveious Academic records* in fields of pharmacy, medicine or related fields: Master's degree (MA, MBA, MD, MJr, MPharm, MSc) or final year master's / full-time student status. Master's courses accepted (which are accepted by the doctoral school): general practitioner (undivided), dentist (undivided), medical biotechnology, psychology, biologist, info-bionics engineering, molecular biology. Certificates of language proficiency in English: at least intermediate level certified by internationally accredited language examination (TEL C B2, ECL B2, TOE FL iBT test score of at least 72, or PBT score at least 550; Cambridge First Certificate at least “B”; IELT S score of at least 5.5) and on individual interview online.

Specific expectations: students having previous scientific work in the above fields. Applicants should contact a relevant supervisor of the proposal and upload an agreement letter from the chosen supervisor on the given research theme before submitting the application.


Please choose a topic proposal and contact the doctoral school and the supervisor before submitting your application.


Online application



Start of the programme: September of each year

Tuition fee: 5000 EUR per semester

Application fee: 35 EUR


For further information contact Ms Ágnes Mester e-mail or call +36-62-545-008.



*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 degree.

SZTE Experience

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Ferdous Rahman – Faculty of Law and Political Sciences

My name is Ferdous Rahman and I am from Bangladesh. I am pursuing doctoral studies at the Department of Private International Law at the Faculty of Law and Political Science under the Stipendium Hungaricum Programme. Currently I am in the first year of my four-year PhD programme. I came to know about SZTE while exploring for the Stipendium Hungaricum programme. Among the other available options, this was my first choice. Apart from its excellent ranking, I got my supervisor with similar research interest. The increasing number of international students gave me a comfort of having a cosmopolitan environment. After starting my studies here in September 2019, I am convinced that I could not expect more. For prospective students, I would advise that SZTE can be their next home as I got mine. Everyone here including the professors, the administrators, and the students are very friendly and helpful. They make studies a joyous journey instead of pile of classes and books. After my graduation, I will return to my home country. The knowledge and the experience that I have been receiving here will be a great resource for my academic career. I intend to continue my research further and expect to contribute to policy formulation at national and international level."

93292160_608489396406408_4799535565693255680_oOlney Rodrigues - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

My name is Olney Rodrigues de Oliveira and I am from Brazil. I am currently pursuing my PhD studies in the Doctoral School of Education at SZTE. I chose the University of Szeged because it’s one of the best universities in Europe, especially in the field of education. I personally love Szeged because it is safe and I love the architecture, the cultural events, the local Market Mars Tér and so many other beautiful destinations. For my studies I wanted to have an excellent university in a good quality life city and Szeged offers me that. It’s neither too big nor too small, I can ride my bike to go to my classes and practically everything is within a walking distance. I would advise the prospective students to enjoy the city during their stay, the cultural and historical events, know other international students and make a lot of friends, visit other cities in Hungary and make good memories. I am pretty sure that you will be proud of this priceless experience. Before coming to Hungary I worked several years as a teacher. I love the academic environment, the libraries, relationship with students and the feeling to be involved in the acquisition of new knowledge. That is why I plan to be part of a University as a professor as well as to keep researching in different aspects of the process of education. I am so thankful to be here and I believe that the Universe brought me to Szeged because the city and the University are the experience that I need in my life now.

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