Application procedure

The applications have to include the following documents:

  • Application form,
  • Detailed CV, Transcript and certifications of Master degree in a relevant subject area (Business or Economics), with at least a good, “cum laude” honours.  
  • A  satisfactory test result in an English qualification (IELTS - 6.0; TOEFL-90;  CEFR B2)  
  • Two letters of recommendation,
  • Motivation letter
  • A preliminary research plan (the chosen field of research should be fit to the program of Doctoral School, but can be modified during the interview)
  • A copy of any other documents, (publications, research project participation)    relevant to evaluate the candidate (preference is given to those with formally certified academic/professional achievements (e.g. publications).

Entrance interview (personally or via Skype)

  • All the eligible applicants will be interviewed as part of the evaluation/selection process in personally at the Szent István University in Hungary or via Skype. During the interview the applicants have to demonstrate his/her academic records, background, motivation and ability to creative research work and competencies.  The enter exam committee involves the potential supervisor as well, allowing the creation of mutual interest and expectations. The applicant also has right to ask questions.
  • The decision on admission is based on examination of the application documents and on the results of the oral entrance interview.