Postgraduate Studies

PHD PROGRAM AT THE DOCTORAL SCHOOL OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE AND LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY

SZENT ISTVÁN UNIVERSITY

University Doctoral Habilitation Council

Degree: PhD, please, see https://doktori.hu/index.php?menuid=191&lang=EN&di_ID=211 for details

Program aims:

The program offers complex scientific research and development knowledge in the field of landscape architecture, urban and environmental design, landscape protection and reclamation, landscape planning, social-economic aspects of climate change.The doctoral programs are tailored to the goals of each student.

Study subjects and research topics:

Environmental modelling

  • Agro-informatics
  • Statistical methods and risk analysis
  • Climate change impacts on ecological structure

Landscape Planning and Open Space Design

  • Garden and open space design
  • Garden history and historic garden conservation
  • Environmental protection and environmental policy
  • Landscape planning and regional development
  • Landscape protection and landscape reclamation 
  • Urban planning and urban design
  • Urban open space systems and urban ecology

Research work:

  • Principles and methods of garden design and urban open space planning
  • Research in garden history and monument protection
  • Design of garden objects
  • Landscape architectural methods of regional planning and development
  • Requirements of landscape architecture and sustainable development in the process of improving underdeveloped regions
  • Principles and methods in landscape protection and rehabilitation
  • Studies in settlement ecology and quality of environment
  • Ecosystem modelling
  • Climate change impacts on ecological structure
  • Environmental impact assessments

Language of instruction: English

Duration: 8 semesters

Credits: 240

Tuition fee: EUR 4000 /semester

Other fees:

  • Admission fee: EUR 40
  • Thesis evaluation and defending procedure: EUR 1000

Application deadline: May 31st, 2018

Admission requirements:

  • MSc degree or its equivalent  in the field of landscape architecture, landscape ecology agricultural, applied mathematics, agricultural engineering, geography, environmental sciences, meteorology, information technology or life sciences,
  • knowledge of English,
  • previous participation in scientific activities (publications).

Scholarship: Stipendium Hungaricum (Check if you qualify at www.tpf.hu),

Study abroad: available within the exchange programmes of the university (Erasmus, CEEPUS, other bilateral agreements)

Special services:

Remark(s): -

Faculty: Landscape Architecture

Chairperson of the program: Prof. Dr. László Bozó

Contact person: Fanny Szondy (e-mail: Szondy.Fanny@fh.szie.hu)