Mikoviny Sámuel Doctoral School of Earth Sciences


University of Miskolc

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The objective of the Mikoviny Sámuel Doctoral School of Earth Sciences is to provide a sound scientific foundation for engineering activities requiring fundamental knowledge in earth sciences and to publish the achievements supporting the developments and applications related to teaching at the Faculty. Building on the results of the PhD training started in the 1990s. The doctoral school carries out activities in those fields of the earth sciences that fit into the profile of the Faculty of Earth Sciences and Engineering and that are within the scope of the accreditation granted to the doctoral program in three main streams: raw material management including primary materials and waste recycling, water and soil management and energy management. From September 2016 the PhD program consists of four years: the first 2 years are the study and research period and the second 2 years are the research and dissertation period. Research fields: Geotechnical Systems and Processes; Fluid Production and Transport Systems; Environmental Processing and Raw Material Preparation; Research in Applied Geophysics; Research on Applied Geology and Hydrogeology; Physical and Human Geography.


Language requirements C1 (advanced level) of English is preferred but minimum B2 on the CEFR scale or IELTS (academic version) 6.0 minimum score or identical language exam
MSc degree Related MSc degree (MSc in Earth Science Engineering, Hydrogeological Eng., Petroleum Eng, Geologival Eng., Geophysical Eng., Geography, Mining Eng., Process Eng. etc.)