2019. September 23., Monday

physics

Physics (PhD)

About the programme

The Doctoral School of Physics is based on the research fields of astrophysics, biophysics, laser physics, optics, radiology and nuclear medicine, solid state physics and laser-matter interaction, theoretical and mathematical physics. The School offers graduate courses in a broad range of physics, including atomic and molecular physics, optics and laser physics, material science, mathematical physics, astrophysics, biophysics, clinical radiology and nuclear medicine. Well-equipped laboratories are available for experimental research projects. Facilities include several high intensity and ultrashort-pulse lasers; atomic force, optical and electron microscopes; spectrographs; vacuum chambers; clinical CT, MR and SPECT equipment; a computer network, and an astronomical observatory. The research projects are funded by national (OT KA, NFÜ) and international (mainly EU ) agencies.


Educational programmes of the Doctoral Schools: astrophysics, biophysics, laser physics, optics, radiology and nuclear medicine, solid state physics and laser-matter interaction, theoretical and mathematical physics.


Sample research areas: UV photoablation of polymers and biological materials; Computational modelling of biomolecules; Laser-plasma interactions; Harmonic generation; Spectroscopy of biomembranes and membrane proteins; Nuclear medicine; Extrasolar planets, optical photometry and time series analysis of astronomical objects; Black holes; Cosmology; Gravitational waves. 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


Who should apply?

We expect applicants to be interested in the research programmes published on our website.


Application requirements: fully completed and signed application form, MSc degree in Physics* from an accredited university or higher education institution, demonstrated proficiency in English (TELC/ECL B2, TOEFL IBT – 72, RPDT – 72, Cambridge FC B, IELTS – 5.5), copy of passport, 2 recommendation letters from recognised academic persons, recent medical certificate of satisfactory general health status, CV, motivation letter, individual interview (online), and payment of the non-refundable application fee.


Please choose a topic proposal 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: February & September of each year

Tuition: 5000 EUR per semester

Application fee: 35 EUR

Entrance Exam fee: 100 EUR

Scholarship: Scholarship 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 assistant professor dr. Zoltan Keresztes via e-mail or call +36 62 544 813.


*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


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.


simsonSimson Ndadaleka Shaakumeni - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - PhD Studies

I heard about Stipendium Hungaricum from a fellow countryman. I would love to teach at a university one day, but a Doctorate degree is often required in order to do so. That is why I came to Szeged, where I am currently working on my doctoral thesis in educational science – my special field of interest is scientific literacy of students. Life is completely different in Namibia; it is mostly a rural country and agriculture is still hardly mechanised and many homesteads in villages in the countryside are built of wood. The weather is totally different from the one in Szeged, the cold and icy weather caught me by surprise after returning from Christmas holiday, I didn’t have proper shoes so my feet were constantly freezing.

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