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Theoretical Medicine (PhD)

About the programme

Two academicians and 23 Doctors of Science with widespread experience in international cooperation form the faculty of our two training programmes. Their knowledge, their experience and the requirements of the scientific community guarantee an outstandingly high standard for the theses of our PhD students. Candidates of our PhD programme are required to have a minimum of two original papers, one of them as first author in an international scientific journal with impact factor. Total impact factor required of the publications is 4.0.

Educational programmes: Physiological and Pathological Function of the Neuroendocrine System, Neuroscience.


Sample research areas: Effects of environment-related damage to the endocrine system, Methodology of neuro-endocrine investigation, Problems arising during the care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease, Development of sensory functions, Plasticity in the brain, Stress markers in experimental brain hypoxia, and Regulation of neuronal gene expression. For more research topics please consult the programme website.


Level of the programme: PhD

Duration of the programme: 4+4 semesters

Registered in: EU

Credits: 240


Application requirements:

Preveious Academic records* in fields of pharmacy, medicine or related fields. 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 agree 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 & February of each year

Tuition fee: 5000 EUR per semester

Application fee: 35 EUR


For further information visit our website or 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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Tamerlan Mendybayev – Faculty of Agriculture

My name is Tamerlan Mendybayev. I am from capital of Kazakhstan, Nur-Sultan. Currently I am first year student at the Faculty of Agriculture. I chose the University of Szeged as my study destination for several reasons: firstly, it is a well-known applied science institution in Europe and the best in Hungary. Secondly, the program is designed with a significant focus on the developing practical skills of the students and there is a University pilot farm where students keen their skills and implement their knowledge in practice. Undoubtedly, University of Szeged is a place where students become professionals in their academic field.

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Hamza Baniata – Faculty of Science and Informatics

I am Hamza Baniata, a first-year student at the Doctoral School of Computer Science, and I am From Jordan. SZTE is continuously supporting research and it has an internationally recognized, highly ranked group of professors. It also offers courses and research topics that are strongly related to my research field; Cloud Computing, Fog Computing and Internet of Things. All of this motivated me to apply to the University/Department of Software Engineering. Szeged is a calm city, full of love and peace. The University of Szeged is similar to the city, which provides the perfect environment for creation and development. Studying at the university requires a high level of effort, commitment and seriousness. Applying to the university and having these characteristics are my two pieces of advice to prospective students. It is very early to define my future now, but I am planning to apply to a research position in my field after graduation and if I had the opportunity, I would love to contribute my effort and knowledge in advancing such a wonderful and respected university.


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