Ph.D. Programme in Business and Management

Admission criteria

Eligibility criteria:

  • A master degree certificate certifying that the student has successfully completed master level university studies  and passed the final examination preferably with a qualification of ‘Merit’ or ‘Distinction’,
  • Master degrees in Business Management, Management Science, Engineering Management and Business Economics are acceptable. Applications from other areas (e.g. mathematics, physics, informatics, and different areas of engineering) can be also accepted after the special consideration of the management of the doctoral school.

Foreign Language Requirements: 

B2 level command of English: TOEFL iBt min 88, IELTS min 6.5, PTE Academic min 76 or Cambridge (FCE, CAE, CPE) min 180.

Application documents
1) Professional CV
2) Copy of the document(s) certifying the required level of education (MA or MSc degree and the Transcript of Records)
3) Copy of Passport
4) Copy of language certificate (TOEFL or IELTS)
5) Research plan
6) Documents proving previous professional or academic achievements ( publications)
7) Proof of payment of administrative fee

Application Portal
If you would like to study at Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) you have to fill in our online application form at

For more information please contact

Ms Anita Oláh, International Study Program Coordinator
phone: +36 1 463 1813