Doctoral Programme in Physics

Faculty of Sciences


Duration of training: 3 years

Language of instruction: Hungarian and English

Program Director: Professor Hebling János


The Doctoral School of Physics covers the fields that are the subjects of research in the Institute of Physics. There is a strong collaboration between the doctoral school and three institutes of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences: Institute for Solid State Physics, Institute for Technical Physics and Material Science, and the KFKI Institute for Particle and Nuclear Physics, as well as several international scientific collaborators and local industrial partners.


Admission: The applicant must hold a Master's degree (MA, MSc) in a relevant field and has to take an oral interview. 


Application procedure: Applicants are required to fill in the application form that should be sent to the international coordinator:



Phone:+36 72 503-600/24283

University of Pécs, Faculty of Sciences

Students need to attach the following documents as well:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Official copies of (Degree ) Certificate plus certified translation in English
  • Transcript of records in English
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • List of Publications (if any) 


Programme structure:

The PhD School has four programmes:

  • Quantum Optics
  • Nonlinear Optics
  • Laser physics, Industrial Laser Applications
  • Nuclear and Particle Physics

For the detailed description of research activity, topics and courses, visit our webpage or consult us. 


Graduation Requirements: Students have to collect 180 credits by taking regular courses, teaching and research activity. They have to publish two papers in accepted international journals (with impact factor). They have to pass the Doctoral Examination, prepare the PhD Dissertation and defend it. 


  • Tuition fee: 3,000 EUR per semester 
  • Deadline for application: end of May 


For more information, please contact:


University of Pécs, Faculty of Sciences

Phone: +36 72 503-600/24283



Faculty of Sciences

University of Pécs

H-7624 Pécs,

Ifjúság útja 6.


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