Doctoral School of Health Sciences

Faculty of Health Sciences


Degree: PhD

Duration of training: 3 years

Language of instruction: Hungarian and English

Program Director: 

Prof. József BÓDIS MD, PhD, D.Sc.

university professor

rector of the University of Pécs

doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences


Description of the programme:

For foreign students there is one alternative to get involved in the activities: participating in part-time training.

Basic data of the Doctoral School is available on the website of the National Doctoral Committee (, detailed informations are available on the website


Admission: Master's degree (MSc) in a relevant field and agreement for co-operation between the doctoral candidate and supervisor


Application procedure: Application form can be obtained from the Secretary of the Doctoral School and also from our website. Students need to attach the following documents as well:

  • Curriculum Vitae (with details of professional activity)
  • Preliminary research proposal (2-3 pages long)
  • Official copies of Degree Certificate plus certified translation in Hungarian
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • List of Publications (if any)


Programme structure: Frontiers of Health Sciences, Cardiovascular Health Sciences, Treatment of Locomotive Disorders, Perinatal Health Sciences, Human Reproduction, Oncology - Health Sciences


Graduation Requirements: Students must achieve 180 credits from different modules, and fullfill the publication requirements covering the area of dissertation, pass the Doctoral Examination, prepare the PhD dissertation and defend it.

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


For more information, please contact:

Prof. Dr. Endre SULYOK MD., Ph.D, DSc

professor emeritus

University of Pécs,

Faculty of Health Sciences,

Doctoral School of Health Sciences

Hungary-7621 Pécs, Vörösmarty u. 4.

Phone: +36 (72) 513-678