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The PhD training at the Faculty of Materials Science and Engineerig (earlier Faculty of Materials and Metallurgy) of the University of Miskolc began 1993. Initially, it began as a „pilot” for about a year, and it was accredited in 1994. The doctoral program and the Antal Kerpely Doctoral School of Materials Science and Technology is accredited by the Hungarian Accreditation Committee (MAB) at its meeting of December 15, 2000 with the decision No. 2000/10/III/2.4/1.

The Doctoral School offers a lot of fields in materials science and technology. In these fields there are professors and lecturers with many years of teaching and research experiences who can help to the students during their doctoral training.

The Doctoral School has been approved as a good qualification with the decision of the MAB No. 2015/6/XI/12/2/885 and it is got the 33 identification number of the University of Miskolc, classification of materials science and technology.

This Doctoral School is governed by Government Decree 51/2001(IV.4.) on Doctoral Education and Doctoral Degree, as amended by Act LXXX of 1993 on Higher Education and also the MAB resolutions.

The operaton of the Doctoral School is governed by the 2011 year CCIV Act on National Higher Education, the 387/2012(XII.19) Government Decree and the 190/2016. Decision of Senate of the University of Miskolc („Pursuant to the Regulations for Doctoral Education and Doctoral (PhD) Degrees).

The operating regulations of the Antal Kerpely Doctoral school – based on the listed legal frameworks – record the special knowledge and aspects of the operations.

The Head of the Antal Kerpaly Doctoral School of Materials Science and Technology

Prof. Dr. Zoltan Gacsi, Doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Science