Neuroscience - PhD Program

Neuroscience and humanbiology - PhD Program

Programme Leader:

Dr. Árpád Dobolyi, PhD, DSc, professor
ELTE Dept. of Physiology and Neurobiology, H-1117 Budapest, Pázmány Péter sétány 1/C
Phone: (+36 1) 381 2181, E-mail:

Description of the Program

The goal of the program is to give an opportunity to PhD students to work on exciting research projects in well-equipped laboratories using state-of-the-art in vitro and in vivo research techniques. In addition, students can get insight into various fields of neurosciences and human biology by selecting from a diverse set of courses extending from the level of molecular and cellular neuroscience to behavior and anthropology. This program is recommended to applicants who have a strong commitment to do scientific research in neurophysiology, behavioral, and systems neuroscience and human biology, and got the necessary basic knowledge and laboratory skills during their Master’s program. This program enables students to plan and carry out research projects using up-to-date methods of their field, to critically evaluate data obtained, and share new information with the scientific community in English. The students will acquire knowledge necessary for international scientific career in academia as well as in industry.

List of Courses

Students can freely choose courses from those listed below to obtain 32 credits during the first 4 semesters of their PhD training except those subjects which they had taken previously, during their MSc studies.