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mathematics

Mathematics (PhD)


About the programme

The duration of this PhD educational programme is 2+2 years. The students have to complete at least 5 courses. The Bolyai Institute offers 5 general courses (Algebra, Theory of Measure and Integral, Topology, Discrete Mathematics, Probability Theory), 27 basic courses and several dozens of specialised courses. Most lectures are given by members of the Bolyai Institute or, occasionally, by invited experts.


Educational programmes of the Doctoral School include Algebra, Analysis, Dynamical Systems, Geometry, Combinatorics and Theoretical Computational Computer Science, and Stochastics.


Sample research areas:

Dynamical systems, Mathematical Biology, Semigroup theory, Approximation theory and orthogonal polynomials, Numerical solutions, computer simulation of dynamical systems, Theoretical computer science, Asymptotic distributions in probability theory: domains of attraction and partial attraction.


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 the research programmes published on our website.


Application requirements: fully completed MSc degree in mathematics; proof of English proficiency (TELC B2, ECL B2, TOEFL- iBT:72, or RPDT – 72; Cambridge First Certificate at least “B”; IELTS - 5.5); scanned transcripts* of previous studies, a recent medical certificate of satisfactory general health status (not older than 1 month), letters of recommendation from two mathematics professors such that at least one of them should be the targeted scientific supervisor, that is, a professor of the Doctoral School in Szeged. Applicants should choose a concrete research topic from our offer when applying for PhD training.


Application procedure: evaluation of attached documents (in pdf format; diploma, transcripts, certificate of proficiency in English, two letters of recommendation, earlier creative work in mathematics if any) and a Skype interview.

 

Please visit our website, choose a topic proposal from our list, and contact the doctoral school and the supervisor before submitting your application.


Exemption from English language exam certificate: During the application to the programmes of the Faculty of Science and Informatics those applicants are not required to provide the English language exam certificates who are natives of one of the following countries and can officially demonstrate that their academic studies have been conducted in English. For the list of countries click here.


Online application



Start of the programme: September of each year

Tuition fee: 5500 EUR per semester

Application fee: 35 EUR

Entrance Exam fee: 100 EUR

Scholarship: financial assistance is available to cover the tuition fee (e.g.: Stipendium Hungaricum, for details see the website of Tempus Public Foundation)


For further information visit our website or contact Prof. Dr. Péter Hajnal CSc via e-mail or call +36-62-544-088.



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

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