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EKÖP Fellowship 2024/2025

The most important preliminary task for applicants is to find a supervisor related to their research topic with whom they can discuss their research idea/plan.

As part of the program, we mapped out potential supervisors this year to assist first-year students coming from high school and those transferring from other institutions. A questionnaire prepared for teachers and researchers was answered by colleagues who are willing to take on supervisory roles and accept applicants. The list, which is constantly being extended, includes the names of the Supervisors, their research area, and a brief description of their research topic, as well as the classification of their research and discipline.

Applicants may choose a Supervisor other than those on the list.

As previously announced, starting from the 2024/2025 application period, the National Research, Development and Innovation Office’s New National Excellence Programme (in Hungarian ÚNKP) and Cooperative Doctoral Programme (in Hungarian KDP) will be closed and replaced by the University Research Fellowship Programme (in Hungarian EKÖP) established by the Government.

The call for University Research Fellowships (in Hungarian EKÖP), which replaces the new National Excellence Fellowship Programme, is currently awaiting approval by the EKÖP Council before its official launch. It is expected to be published at Corvinus in the second half of June.

How and where to submit applications

– the application documents described in point 12 of the call for proposals must be submitted to one of the following thematic e-mail addresses, according to the category of the call for application, no later than 7th July 2024: 

                – for undergraduate studiesekop_alap@uni-corvinus.hu

                – for a Master’s programmeekop_mester@uni-corvinus.hu

                – for doctoral studiesekop_doktori@uni-corvinus.hu

                – for young teachers, researchersekop_fiatal_okt_kut@uni-corvinus.hu

The above e-mail addresses are only used for sending (automatic saving) of the application documents. All correspondence and requests for information relating to proposals should be sent to the contact e-mail address unkp_bce@uni-corvinus.hu.

Documents submitted electronically are accepted in the following format/extension: PDF

Expectations for handwritten or electronically signed documents:

  • a document authenticated using an identifiable document authentication service (Client Gateway AVDH, at https://niszavdh.gov.hu/index), Client Gateway, or any other enhanced security qualified electronic signature service, or
  • a scanned format of a printed and manually signed document.

For the sake of the readability of your application, we recommend that you use one of the following to complete the annexes:

  • File (menu) / Save as PDF (*.pdf) or
  • File (menu) / Print by selecting Microsoft print to PDF

The following categories are open for applications under the 2024/2025 EKÖP Call for Proposals:

In category of Undergraduate studies                                                        

Eligible scholarship: 125.000.-Ft/month 

Duration of the fellowship: 

  • 5 months for the first semester (1 September 2024 – 31 January 2025),  
  • 10 months (1 September 2024 – 30 June 2025). 

In category of Master’s programme                                                    

Eligible scholarship: 175.000.-Ft/month 

Duration of the fellowship:  

  • 5 months for the first semester (1 September 2024 – 31 January 2025),  
  • 10 months (1 September 2024 – 30 June 2025).

In category of Doctoral studies

Eligible scholarship: 250.000.-Ft/month 

Duration of the fellowship:   

  • 5 months (1 September 2024 – 31 January 2025),  
  • 12 months (1 September 2024 – 31 August 2025). 

In category of Young teachers, Researchers                                         

Eligible scholarship: 250.000.-Ft/month 

Duration of the fellowship:   

  • 12 months (1 September 2024 – 31 August 2025). 

The additional personal conditions and commitments relating to the categories eligible to apply under the programme are set out in the call for applications.

Data Processing Notice

The Data Processing Notice for the EKÖP-KDP application is available here.

Call for application and annexes

ATTENTION! Modifications of the application forms (rewriting, modifying or deleting questions from forms) are not accepted! Please do not attempt to modify the documents! Modification of the forms is not subject to the formal verification of the application and therefore the applicant will not have the possibility to correct them by means of a supplementary application.

The formal check will cover the following:

  • the presence of the required annexes, their legibility, the presence of the necessary signatures
  • the legibility of supporting documents which may constitute additional points, and in the case of documentation in a language other than Hungarian or English, the existence of a certified translation of the relevant documentation is mandatory

IMPORTANT ! The Scientific CV is a compulsory annex to the Research Plan. The Scientific CV recommendation, which is part of the application dossier and which we have prepared, contains all the important points that are part of the evaluation criteria. The CV and any recommendations will be included within the length limit set out in the Research Plan.

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