Description of the Program

This program trains students to apply their complex knowledge in the areas of architecture and urban planning, as well as in the multi-faceted field of environment formation in general (architectural design, town and country planning, preservation of built heritage, structural design, construction work, management and administration tasks, consulting with authorities, teaching, etc.) In addition, students are prepared for their professional planning license once they have gained the prerequisite practical experience as required by the relevant regulations. The final complex design project and the diploma design project are a summary, a synthesis of their studies and serve as a final assessment of their acquired knowledge. During training, studies are complemented by Scientific Students' Conference projects prepared with the co-operation of students and tutors (the latter also being in charge of supervising their work). Within the professional field of architecture, students acquire individual expertise in a specific field and can apply for admission to the DLA&PhD degree program based on their specialization. The DLA&PhD program operates within the framework of an accredited doctoral school at the institute.

During the first five-six semesters students are provided with the groundwork in both human artistic and real engineering fields, and during the remaining semesters they can acquire special knowledge closely related to their qualification - in this phase creative work and its final result, the completed work is dominant. The final complex design project and the diploma design project are a summary, a concentration of their studies and the final assessment of their acquired knowledge.

Application Procedure

The applicant has to submit the following documents by uploading them to the online application portal of the University of Pécs:

  • Minimally CEFR B2 level language exam certificate (TOEFL/IELTS/Cambridge/ECL) less than 2 years old
  • Certified and translated (if originals are not in English) copy of school transcripts showing satisfactory completion of senior high school. Applicants with previous studies from bachelor level etc. have the possibility to credit transfer (Applicants for all bachelor, and master programs) or Certified and translated (if originals are not in English) copy of bachelor degree, with school transcripts showing satisfactory completion of completed curricula (Applicants for all master programs)*
  • Europass CV in English
  • The payment receipt of the application fee
  • Medical Certificate
  • Copy of the photo-page(s) of your passport
  • Motivation letter
  • Portfolio of works- in digital version**
  • Recommendations, more documentation etc - optional

The Application Process

  • We confirm the receipt of application materials via e-mail.
  • The Assessment Board reviews and evaluates every application and makes a decision within 15 working days after receiving the application fee.
  • Every applicant is informed of the decision of the Assessment Board immediately via e-mail.
  • If the applicant meets the requirements and is informed of her/his acceptance s/he must then pay the tuition fee and send us the payment receipt.
  • After receiving the tuition fee, the applicant will be provided with an official Acceptance letter with which s/he can contact the Hungarian Embassy and apply for a Visa.

*If the applicant has already obtained a university degree (a Bachelor degree in Architecture or relevant field) it is possible to apply for admission to the Master level part of the programme.

**About the portfolio:

  • Architecture in 10 semesters: portfolio or collection of some creative works what are able to picture the creative-visual skills of the applicants (hand drawings, digital drawings, artistic photos or photos about travels, buildings, thoughts about the built environments etc.)
  • Architecture as Applicants with earlier studies: please send a portfolio about projects, works - in digital version, in DVD, or download to a link.

Examples of Subjects During the Studies

1st semester

  • Mechanics
  • Architectural Drawing
  • Basics of Architecture

2nd semester

  • Descriptive Geometry
  • Practice in Design
  • History of Architecture

3rd semester

  • Computer Application
  • Engineering Physics
  • Building Design

4th semester

  • Construction Technology
  • Geodesy
  • Building Construction

5th semester

  • Theory of Architecture
  • Urban Studies
  • Building Services Engineering

6th semester

  • Art History
  • Load-Bearing Structures
  • Preservation of Built Heritage

7th semester

  • Architecture
  • Complex Accessibility
  • Architectural Graphics

8th semester

  • Furniture Design and History
  • Landscape and Garden Design
  • Design Methods

9th semester

  • Enterprise Management
  • Town and Spatial Planning
  • Design of Interior Spaces

10th semester

  • Diploma Design Project
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Last updated September 26, 2018
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