Hungary / Budapest

  • Tuition Fee : EUR3,200 / Per Semester
  • Duration : 4 Years
  • Language Requirements : International Certificate in English at B2 level


The Sociology Doctoral Program at the Corvinus University of Budapest aims to assist motivated students to carry out problem-oriented, theoretically grounded and methodologically sound empirical social research. The Doctoral Program prepares its students for the international labor market. In order to develop the careers of our students, the organized doctoral training is conducted in English. The training program is full-time and lasts for eight semesters. In addition to the continuous research work, course work must also be carried out in the first two years. The first two academic year ends with the comprehensive exam. The most important part of it is the defense of the research plan. In the second phase of the training – also four semesters – students works exclusively on their research and dissertation. The dissertation must be submitted for defense within three years after passing the comprehensive exam. The language of the dissertation must be English.

HUF 660,000: Program in English for Hungarian citizens and foreigners receiving equal treatment (EU and EEA).

EUR 3 200 for third-country nationals.

General Requirements

- Professional, scientific CV
- Proof of payment of the admission fee
- Copy of the document certifying the required education or certifying its acquisition in progress
- Research plan or essay (doctoral school-specific)
- Copies of previous documents certifying professional, scientific achievements, if any (diplomas, certificates, publications, promotions, etc.

Language Requirements

- Copy of language exam certificates (B2)



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