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We aim to attract talented and highly motivated researchers and students into the heart of Middle Europe. Students interested in a semester exchange program can consider applying for fellowships with a research program. We are also ready to host researchers’ own program with external funding (for example Marie Curie fellowship). Before writing to us, please read this.

FAQ of internship students here.

Contact: Professor Adam Miklosi ( or Senior Family Dog Project – Dr. Eniko Kubinyi (; PhD candidates click here.)

The Eötvös Loránd University offers undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate programs. Information on the Biological Institute’s website: here

Students with an MSc diploma can apply for a PhD scholarship. Deadline of applications is due 31 May in each year. Costs of living in Hungary: here

From Brazil: Science Without Borders (Ciencia Sem Fronteiras)

ELTE info about PhD applications: here

Documents to submit with application:
Bachelor-level degree
Master-level degree (if already obtained) OR Official document issued by the current home university, certifying when the applicant is expected to have satisfied the requirements for a master-level degree
Transcript of all higher-education records
Motivation letter
Research plan
Letter of recommendation (optional)
Letter of reference from the MSc research supervisor
Application form available here:
Copy of the main pages of the passport (needs to be valid)
Certificate of clean criminal records
Copy of application fee transfer
Other: list of publications (if not included in CV)
Other: English language exam certificate
Other: documents of any other achievements or scientific activities (optional)

Application procedure (e.g.; entrance exam, Skype)
Well before the deadline, applicants should contact the supervisor whose topic they have chosen, so as to find out if their knowledge and research experience are relevant to the subject. If so, they should agree with the supervisor on the outlines of the research, and should make a research plan approved by her/him.

The application package is reviewed by an admissions committee. Then the applicant is expected to take an oral entrance examination. If a personal meeting is impossible, the interview is held through Skype or telephone. The decision on admission or rejection is made at the earliest date possible, but by 15th July 2016 the latest.


If you are interested, do not hesitate to write to Professor Adam Miklosi ( or Dr. Eniko Kubinyi (