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educational sciences

Educational Sciences (PhD)

About the programme

The main objective of this Doctoral School is to train researchers in the Educational Sciences. Our curriculum focuses on formal education, learning, and instruction in the paradigms of empirically-based social sciences. Students are prepared for engaging in a wide spectrum of research activities using a plethora of research methods and for studying the educational, psychological, social and economic contexts of schooling and learning.


Graduates often pursue careers in higher education, research institutes, government agencies, non-governmental organisations, regional and local educational administration, and companies in the field of education. Research areas include Learning and Instruction; Educational Assessment; Information and Communication Technologies in Education; Social and Emotional Education; Health Education; Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology in Education.


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 issues related to education and schooling. It is an advantage if the applicant has a Master’s degree in Education, Psychology, or a field related to learning and instruction.


Application requirements:

To be submitted: MA/MSc degree*

Proof of proficiency in English (at least upper intermediate level, B2 in the Common European Framework of Reference, or equivalent)

List of academic publications (if you have such publications)

Letter of Motivation

CV

In person/via skype: Interview.


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: 3500 EUR per semester

Application fee: 35 EUR

Entrance Exam fee: 250 EUR


For further information visit our website or contact Dr. Edit Katalin Molnar assistant professor via e-mail.


*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 Master’s degree.

SZTE Experience


AndiAndi Rahmat Saleh - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Ph.D. Studies

I’m a Ph.D. student from Indonesia and a Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship student. I first heard about the University of Szeged from the Tempus Foundation university list with excellent program descriptions, and it caught my eyes. My student life has been a pleasant one because of the beautiful environment, and TIK library facility. The teachers and staffs are accommodating, and my mentors and classmates also contributed to exploring the city with pleasant memories. The city is very affordable, and I live in a shared flat very close to the city center. In my free time, I engage in sporting activities or watch movies. My favorite spot is the Dugonics square, but my best attraction is the Tisza River. The University of Szeged is a beautiful experience for me, and I will recommend it to my friends. I am happy to be part of the University of Szeged.


Yuanyuan_ChenYuanyuan Chen - International Economy and Business - Stipendium student

My first impression about Szeged was, that it is „a standard lovely Western city. You can see colourful buildings everywhere; enjoy the sunshine, walk in the nature, study in the bright, high-tech library”. I think this is a perfect place for students where they can experience sparkling culture diversity, enjoy the peacefulness of everyday life, meet a lot of kind and motivating people, enjoy the inspiring academic atmosphere, taste the food not only from Hungary but also from the world. I can call Szeged my second home.

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