Admission Process

István Széchenyi Economics and Management Doctoral School

Doctoral Studies Office

István Széchenyi Economics and Management Doctoral School
Alexandre Lámfalussy Faculty of Economics
9400 Sopron, Erzsébet u. 9.

Doctoral Studies Organisers

Head: Prof. Dr. Csilla Obádovics, university professor
Doctoral coordinator: Ildikó Tóth Petróné
Telephone: (99) 518-106

Doctoral Studies Programs

  • Business Economics and Management,
  • Marketing, and Tourism
  • Finances,
  • International Economy and Management,
  • Relationships Between Socio-economic Inequalities,
  • Environmental Economics and Sustainable Development.

Required attachments for application form (download)

  • curriculum vitae
  • a certified copies of university degree; (MA / MSc)
  • document(s) certifying foreign language knowledge;
  • documented presentation of scientific and publishing activities (documentation of professional activity: academic competition, special printout of publications);
  • a detailed research plan and proposal;
  • a criminal record certificate;
  • written opinions of at least one recognized expert in the study field, if possible. For individual applicants, a letter of recommendation from an outstanding internationally renowned expert in the same field of expertise as the applicant..

You may apply to doctoral studies, if you

  • have at least a university degree (MA / MSc) in the chosen discipline with the necessary basic professional knowledge corresponding to the nature of the chosen discipline. The council of the given doctoral school can only examine the requirements for a quality degree in the light of well-established facts;
  • have at least a secondary (B2) complex state-recognized language exam from English or another official language of UN;
  • propose a research topic that is worthy of cultivation and fits into the profile of the Doctoral School. Updated Topic Announcements are announced starting from February 15th every year.

Application deadline: 31, May annually

Application interview place and time

Applicants will be notified of the place and exact date of their admission (in June of the given year).
Admission decision: expected mid-July of the given year.
Other information on enrollment and training are available in the Rules and Procedures.

Prof. Dr. Csilla Obádovics
Head, Doctoral School