University of Pécs

International programmes


Doctoral Programme in English Applied Linguistics and TEFL/TESOL

Faculty of Humanities


  • Degree: Phd
  • Duration of training: 8 semesters
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Head of the programme: Prof. Dr. Marianne Nikolov DSc


Description of the programme:English Applied Lingustics

The Programme is part of the Doctoral School of Linguistics, Faculty of Humanities and it is run by members of the Departments of English Applied Linguistics and English Linguistics.

The programme provides doctoral students with insights into recent issues in applied linguistics related to TEFL/TESOL and solid knowledge of research methods in the field of social sciences, linguistics, and language pedagogy. Students will be able to synthesise theoretical and empirical studies, design, conduct, and present their own research both orally and in written form.

The programme is taught by teaching staff of the Departments of English Applied Linguistics and English Linguistics as well as guest professors from other universities.


  • Application procedure: Applicants need to submit a short research proposal and participate in an oral interview on their proposed research and previous academic work.
  • Location of the education: University of Pécs, Faculty of Humanities, Institute of English Studies (H- 7624 Pécs, Ifjúság u. 6., Hungary)
  • Application form
  • Call for application


Deadline for application Tuition fee Application fee
May 30 EUR 2,000 per semester EUR 140



 Application form


For more information, please contact:

Ms. Adrienn FEKETE
Program coordinator