Doctoral School of Public Administration Sciences

National University of Public Service

Program Description

Doctoral School of Public Administration Sciences

National University of Public Service

Overview

The Doctoral School of Public Administration Sciences was established in 2013. Currently, it is the only doctoral school specializing in the field of public administration in Hungary. The aim of the Doctoral School’s program is to provide postgraduate-level education to professionals (researchers and practitioners) working in the field of public administration.

The Doctoral School of Public Administration Sciences focuses on 6 areas of research:

  • Public Law and Public Administration
  • State and Society
  • Public Management
  • State and Economics
  • Public Administration in the International and European Context
  • Human Resources

The training of the Doctoral School is available in the following forms:

  • organized training
    • full-time training (funded by scholarship or individually through tuition fee)
    • part-time (funded individually through tuition fee)
    • individual training (funded individually through tuition fee)
  • individual preparation

The organized training lasts 8 semesters and applies the system of credit points. In order to successfully end their training and receive their leaving certificate (absolutory) by the end of the 6th semester, Ph.D. students must obtain at least 240 credit points in accordance with the following criteria:

Training term 1-4th semesters:

  • study obligations (min. 50 credits)
  • scientific research work (min. 70 credits)
  • holding lectures (max. 10 credits)

COMPLEX EXAM (20 credits can be given)

Research term:

  • scientific research work (min. 70 credits)
  • holding lectures (max. 10 credits)
  • research of the dissertation (20 credits)

Upon successful completion of the program, students are awarded a Ph.D. degree in Public Administration Sciences. Besides providing top-quality postgraduate education to our students, the Doctoral School’s mission is to establish a national center of excellence for the research of public administration that meets the highest standards of the international scientific community.

Contact

Head of the Doctoral School: Prof. Dr. Kiss György DSc
e-mail: kiss.gyorgy@uni-nke.hu
phone: +36 (1) 432-9000 / 20189
Coordinator: Éva Ale
phone: +36 (1) 432-9000 / 20197
e-mail: ale.eva@uni-nke.hu

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated July 26, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
8 semesters
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
260,000 HUF
Per semester.
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Deadline
Locations
Hungary - Budapest
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Sept. 2019
Hungary - Budapest
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