The Association of Hungarian PhD and DLA Candidates (DOSZ) is overjoyed at organizing the regular annual conference in 2024 at the University of Óbuda, Hungary. DOSZ is holding a multidisciplinary scientific conference labelled as the Spring Wind Conference in Budapest, between 3rd-5th of May 2024.
Detailed call for conference: http://www.doktori.hu/cikk_file/call_SWC_2024.pdf
Doctoral School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
The opening order of the PhD program, the course enrollment and the examination period can be viewed in the university online schedule, which can be found at the following link:
I would like to draw the attention of future first-year PhD students to the fact
that they can find more information on the following topics on the website below:
- prepare for arrival
- entering Hungary
- how to get to Szeged
- enrollment procedures
- living in Szeged
University of Szeged
Faculty of Pharmacy
Dear PhD Students and Colleagues,
If you do not have a GP, you can look for:
Dr. Krisztina Pál (doctor)
address: 6722 Szeged, Tisza Lajos boulevard 97.
phone: +36-62/545-555, +36-62/574-415
Be sure to contact your doctor first by phone or e-mail.
You have to book an appointment to the doctor, which can be done in the Modulo system. (Submission -> Student Services Office -> Generali Studium booking an appointment with a family doctor)
Request for @stud e-mail address:
PhD students who are not employed by the University of Szeged can apply for a university student mailbox at the following link:
Unfortunately, the website has not been translated into English by the operator, so please ask your Hungarian fellow student for help.
Request for @szte e-mail address:
A voluntary contract must be concluded with the PhD student at the given institute. With the help of the contract, you are considered a person staying at the institute, and therefore a university employee, who is therefore entitled to use the e-mail account.
Inquire about your contract at the Secretariat of the given Institute, which is related to the use of the university e-mail address. after concluding the contract, the username sent by IT operations can be collected at the Student Services Office (the office is located on the ground floor of the Klebersberg Library). When the contract expires, access to the account will be disabled by the IT staff managing the e-mail accounts, however, the account can be reactivated if the institute enters into a new voluntary contract with you.
If there is any change in your data (new document, extension of residence permit, new language exam certificate, change of residence / notification address, new contact details, e-mail change, any data related to pre-studies, official data related to studies), it is included in Neptun's Unified Study System update is required, so please notify the PhD Secretariat of the Faculty of Pharmacy of any data change immediately.
Published in the Hungarian Official Journal (2021/97), Act LIII of 2021 amended Section 53(4) of the Act on National Higher Education, therefore modifying the submission deadline of doctoral dissertations:
“Within a period of three academic years after passing the comprehensive examination, the PhD/DLA student shall submit a doctoral thesis as defined in the Doctoral Regulations. In cases which deserve special attention, this period may be extended by up to one academic year in accordance with the Doctoral Regulations. In the course of the procedure to obtain a doctoral degree, the maximum length of the suspension of student status may not exceed two semesters.”
On the joint proposal of the Hungarian Doctoral Council and the Association of Hungarian PhD and DLA Candidates, the Hungarian Government also accepted the proposal to extend the submission deadline of doctoral dissertations during the state of emergency. According to the Government Decree 217/2021 (IV. 30.) published in the Hungarian Official Journal (2021/76):
“(1) By way of derogation from Section 53(4) of the Act CCIV of 2011 on National Higher Education, the PhD/DLA student who passed the comprehensive exam between 1 February 2018 and 10 May 2021 shall submit a doctoral thesis as defined in the Doctoral Regulations within a period of four academic years after passing the comprehensive examination. In cases which deserve special attention, this period may be extended by up to one academic year in accordance with the Doctoral Regulations.
(2) For the PhD/DLA student defined in Section (1), in the course of the procedure to obtain a doctoral degree, the maximum length of the suspension of student status may not exceed four semesters.”
Dear PhD Students!
We would like to inform you that the next meeting of the Scientific Doctoral Council (TDT) will take place on 13 February 2024 (Tuesday), and the next University Doctoral Council (EDT) on 4 April 2024 (Thursday).
The Scientific Doctoral Council committee asks for the program points to be uploaded in CooSpace scene 5 days before the meeting, therefore students and their supervisors are kindly asked to submit the program points to the PhD Secretariat as soon as possible.
The PhD inauguration takes place twice a year: at the end of January and at the end of June.
University of Szeged
Faculty of Pharmacy
Doctoral School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Regulations of the Doctoral School of Pharmaceutical Sciences http://www.pharm.u-szeged.hu/english/doctoral-training/regulations/regulations defines the rules of foreign language knowledge requirements for obtaining a PhD degree (paragraph 4):
a.) To obtain a degree, intermediate language competence in at least one foreign language (English, German, Russian, French, Spanish or Italian) shall be certified by a complex type language examination or equivalent certification. Equivalence between language examinations is regulated by a Government Decree. Cases that are not regulated by the Government Decree fall under the authority of the Foreign Language Centre of the University. The expert opinion of the Centre shall be decisive.
b.) The second language requirement shall be met with at least an elementary B1 language certificate or a certificate obtained at the Foreign Language Centre of the University. If the intermediate language competence specified by point a.) is not in English, the second foreign language has to be English. The second foreign language can be any foreign language except for the mother tongue. For foreign PhD students whose native language is not Hungarian, their mother tongue shall be accepted as a fulfilment of the second language requirements. To prove their native language knowledge, foreign students shall present a certificate by the Foreign Language Centre of the University or the consulate, etc. For foreign nationals, Hungarian is administered as a foreign language.
c.) For foreign students, intermediate English knowledge shall be recognised if they performed their secondary or university education in English and can prove this with an official certificate issued by the secondary school or the university.
Language skills are recorded by the administrator of the PhD Secretariat in the Neptun unified study system. Participation in previous language courses is not acceptable for foreign language skills. If you do not have a language exam yet, you have the opportunity to take a language course at the Institute of Foreign Language Communication of the University of Szeged:
You can enter the Unified Study System at the link below. If you have not already created an account, you can do so in the Registration (for the initial password) menu, during which a username is generated and the password is entered by you.
Step 1. Log in to the Neptun system (http://hallgato.neptun.elte.hu/). Click on the menu „Subjects”, „Register for subject”.
Step 2. Select the corresponding term and select „angol” („English”) for the language. Click on „List subjects”. (You may try other filtering options too, such as „Subject name”.)
Step 3. To find the subjects you need from the list of available subjects, navigate the pages by clicking on the numbers in the upper right corner. (You may also set the „Page size”.) The subjects that you have already completed will be displayed with a green tick. Now, find the subject you want to register for and click on „Register”.
Step 4. After that, select the course and click on „Save”.
And you are registered for the subject!
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