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Chemistry (PhD)

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

Credits: 240


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.


Online application

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).


For further information visit our website or contact Prof. Ágota Tóth DSc via e-mail or call +36 (62) 544-614.



*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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