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PhDMikoviny Sámuel Doctoral School of Earth Sciences

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Program description:
The objective of the Mikoviny Sámuel Doctoral School of Earth Sciences is to provide a sound scientific foundation for engineering activities requiring fundamental knowledge in earth sciences and to publish the achievements supporting the developments and applications related to teaching at the Faculty. Building on the results of the Candidate of Sciences (CSc) training, PhD started in the 1990s. The doctoral school carries out activities in those fields of the earth sciences that fit into the profile of the Faculty of Earth Sciences and Engineering and that are within the scope of the accreditation granted to the doctoral program in three main streams: raw materials management including primary mineral resources and waste recycling, water and soil management and energy management. From September 2016 the PhD program consists of four years: the first 2 years are the study and research period and the second 2 years are the research and dissertation period. Research fields: Geotechnical Systems and Processes; Fluid Production and Transport Systems; Environmental Processing and Raw Material Preparation; Research in Applied Geophysics; Research on Applied Geology and Hydrogeology; Physical and Human Geography.

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Related MSc degree (MSc in Earth Science Engineering, Hydrogeological Eng., Petroleum Eng, Geological Eng., Geophysical Eng., Geography, Mining Eng., Process Eng. etc.)

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Entrance exam description:
Online interview focusing on the professional skills, background and motivation of the applicant. It is done before a committee of 3 members. Assessment guidelines: BSc school achievements, (40%), professional and motivational conversation (60%) (professional knowledge, the topic of the thesis, relavance (40%) , communication and technical language skill in English (20%).

Ms Henriett TÓTH

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States