About the programme
This postgraduate curriculum is for students who have a graduate degree (MSc) in chemistry, chemical engineering, high school chemistry teaching or pharmacy.
The major fields are: Analytical Chemistry, Bioorganic Chemistry, Catalysis Surface-Colloid and Material Science, Chemistry of Coordination Compounds, Physical Chemistry, Synthetic Organic Chemistry, and Theoretical Chemistry.
Sample research areas: Synthesis of post-translationally modified peptides; Development of new separation methods for proteomics; Surface photochemistry; Nanoscale self-organisation processes in hetero-epitaxial systems; Heterogeneous catalysis at the nanoscale; Chemistry and biochemistry of anticarcinogenic and antidiabetic metal complexes; Electrochemistry of conducting polymers; Photoelectrochemistry for solar energy conversion; Cyclisation reactions of D-secosteroids; Quantum chemical applications in the area of vibrational spectroscopy and structure research. For more research topics please consult the programme website.
Level of the programme: PhD
Duration of the programme: 4+4 semesters
Registered in: EU
Application requirements: submitted online application form; attached documents of MSc degree in related fields (chemistry, chemical engineering, pharmacy or other relevant subject)*, English proficiency (TEL C/ECL B2, TOE FL IBT – 72, PBT – 550, Cambridge FC B, IELT S – 5.5), proof of previous scientific achievements (publications, posters, etc.) motivation letter, individual interview online.
Start of the programme: February and September of each year
Tuition fee : 4000 USD per semester
Other fees : 200 USD application fee and 250 USD entrance exam fee (if applicable)
Scholarship: Scholarships are available to cover the tuition fee (e.g. Stipendium Hungaricum, for details see
the website of Tempus Public Foundation).
*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.