PhD in Health Sciences

Faculty of Health Sciences

Interdisciplinarity is a major feature of our Doctoral School, as almost all sub-disciplines of Health Sciences are represented within the eligible research areas.

Head of program: Prof. József BÓDIS MD, PhD, D.Sc., University professor, Rector of the University of Pécs, Doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Duration of Training
4 years (8 semesters)


Deadline of Application

Next Starting Date
Tuition fee: EUR 3,000/sem.
Application fee: EUR 200
Registration fee: -
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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

"Interdisciplinarity is a major feature of our Doctoral School, as almost all sub-disciplines of Health Sciences are represented within the eligible research areas.

Our mission is to provide support to our students in their research field assisting them with their scientific work, publishing novel results, international dissemination and getting acquainted with the most recent protocols and methods. The school motivates PhD students to take part in national and international project applications. Through our international contacts we give our PhD students opportunity for mobility and to gain experience abroad and to expand their scientific contacts.

The PhD students are involved in the scientific research of the supervisors and scientific members of the Doctoral School. The research topics are continuously being expanded due to the new results achieved by the PhD students. These novel results will be integrated into the research topics."

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

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For a successful application please follow the steps below:

  1. To apply, click on the Apply Now button, and start your application.
  2. Register on our application site, fill the application form, upload the necessary documents and submit your application!
  3. After you have submitted your application, you are going to receive information on the further steps.
  4. If we received your application fee, we are going to start the evaluation of your application.

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

For more information, please contact:

Ms. Viktória Prémusz
Administrative expert
University of Pécs,
Faculty of Health Sciences,
Doctoral School of Health Sciences
Hungary-7621 Pécs, Vörösmarty u. 4.
Phone: +36 (72) 513-678