|Study location||Hungary, Debrecen|
|Type||Doctoral, full degree studies|
|Nominal duration||8 semesters (240 ECTS)|
|Awards||PhD (Károly Ihrig Doctoral School of Management and Business)|
|Course code||Economic Sciences|
Master diploma (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
Applications are accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): Armenia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Israel, Kenya, Lebanon, Nigeria, Pakistan, State of Palestine, Syria.
Accepted proof of proficiency: FCE or CAE, IELTS 6+ or TOEFL 79+
English language proficiency (TOEFL 547 /IELTS 6.0/Certificate on English medium of instruction)
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
The aim of doctoral training is to enable doctoral candidates to perform high quality scientific work. They have to be able to plan and conduct primary and secondary research, as well as to process the respective technical literature in an analytical and synthesising manner. Obtaining scientific methodological skills and using these methods are a requirement during the PhD course. The Doctoral School admits students mainly from the following courses: Accounting MSc, International Economy and Business, MBA, Management, Strategic Management, Enterprise development MSc, Human resources consultancy MSc, Rural development agricultural engineering MSc and Agricultural enterprise economics MSc.
The research field of the Doctoral School is built on the traditions of its legal predecessor. In a wider sense, the Doctoral School is active in the field of business, management, business administration, agribusiness, accounting, economics, sectoral methodology, marketing, finance, enterprise economics, rural development, sports economics, international relations, supply chain management.
Students need to contact a supervisor. In the application the name of the supervisor who accepted the student has to be mentioned. Applications without a selected supervisor cannot be accepted. List of supervisors at the Doctoral School: doktori.hu/index.php?menuid=191&lang=EN&di_ID=38
Relevant Master degree
Type of entrance exam:
Entrance exam location:
Entrance exam description:
The professional evaluation of the educational materials (degree, transcripts, results) and the research topic is the task of the relevant Doctoral School. This evaluation is followed by a Skype interview with one of the professors of the Faculty, which aims to check the applicant’s level of motivation, language skills and professional knowledge. (In case of a missing certificate about the English language proficiency we conduct a Skype interview in order to check the applicant’s English language skills.)
Ms Lilla Fónai
Preparatory year available:
Specialisation year available:
Doctoral candidates must obtain 240 credits.
Two main parts of the curricula:
- Study credits: 20 (mandatory courses)
Mandatory courses (1. and 2. semesters):
General research methodology (qualitative and quantitative methodology skills): 4 credits
Micro- and macroeconomics: 4 credits
Enterprise economics: 4 credits
Financial management: 4 credits
Management organization and human resource management: 4 credits
General research methodology (organized by the Vice-Rector’s Office).
- Research work (From the first to the last semester): 220 credits.
Total: 240 credits.