Application process

We accept applications to ELTE Doctoral School of Informatics each year from 1 April to 31 May inclusive. It is possible to apply in person at our university office or online, depending whether you are already in Hungary or abroad.
Applicants to the Doctoral School of Informatics must have an M.A., MBA or M.Sc. degree, or shall be last year students, at one of these programs.

Applying online

If you wish to apply online, please follow the instructions on the page:

LIST OF DOCUMENTS you need to upload for applying*:
*The documents are only accepted in the following languages: English or Hungarian. Official translations must be attached if the original language is different.

-copy of master’s degree certificate (last year students can bring it after the entrance examination)
-copy of BSc degree certificate
-transcript of records (both BSc and MSc)
-B2 complex language exam certificate (state-accredited)
-curriculum vitae
-list of publications (if you have)
-character reference/ recommendation letter
-research plan signed by the supervisor (list of thesis topics and supervisors:
-medical certificate
-a statement about the payment of the tuition fee, if the applicant doesn’t apply for scholarship
-a statement about the place of the doctoral research work in case the applicant will do the research work at an external institute outside of the university
-certificate of clean criminal records
-proof of admission fee payment (9000 HUF)
Bank details (if paid from a Hungarian bank account):
Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem
Description: E104/E10401/16-IK-PHD-FELV, name of applicant

All applicants have to participate on an entrance examination, which usually takes place on the second week of July.