Crop Sciences and Horticulture, PhD

Faculty: Agricultural and Food Sciences and Environmental Management

Starting date: September/February

Duration: 8 semesters

Language requirements: English language proficiency (TOEFL 547 /IELTS 6.0 /oral examination)

Academic requirements: Relevant Master degree

Tuition Fee: 6,500 USD/year
One time fees: application fee 150 USD, entrance procedure fee 350 USD

Short description: 
The Kerpely Kálmán Doctoral School of Crop Sciences and Horticulture has doctoral programs in crop production, horticultural and regional sciences. The Crop Production and Horticultural Doctoral Program investigates the impact of land use systems and agriculture on the state and changes of natural resources (water, soil, air) In the Regional Sciences Doctoral Program, the discipline of regional sciences investigates the various regional aspects of social and economic processes, and the national and international questions of regional and settlement development predominantly in a regional context. In the Centre for Agricultural and Applied Economic Sciences research is primarily based on the multifactor field experiments (crop rotation - tillage – fertilization – irrigation – number of plants – genotype) and their findings that are unique and acknowledged throughout Europe with 30 years of history. The doctoral school was founded by twenty-two regular members (seven professors, four professor emeriti, one scientific advisor, eight associate professors and two scientific research assistants) in addition to the regular members of the doctoral school thirty-three other university instructors direct and help students’ training and research activities. During their studies, students attend 3 types of courses: compulsory (3 courses), compulsorily optional (25 courses) and optional (55 courses) The doctoral school and the related institutions have remarkable instrumental equipment which is suitable to meet national and international expectations.

Contact: Nagy Fruzsina;