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University Research Fellowship (in Hungarian EKÖP)

As of the 2024/2025 application period, the New National Excellence Programme (in Hungarian ÚNKP) and Cooperative Doctoral Programme (in Hungarian KDP) will continue to run under the name University Research Fellowship Programme (in Hungarian EKÖP), and as part of it, the Cooperative Doctoral Programme, which comprises the fellowship applications from higher education institutions.

The aim of the scholarship programme is to

  • to contribute to ensuring an adequate supply of new teachers and researchers in higher education institutions,
  • to contribute to ensuring the supply of research and development staff to innovative Hungarian enterprises, and
  • to involve the most talented students in talent management in higher education.

The aim of the University Research Scholarship Programme (EKÖP) is to ensure the supply of new teachers and researchers to higher education institutions, the supply of new researchers and developers to innovative Hungarian businesses, and the involvement of the most talented students in higher education talent management. The Programme’s scholarship schemes support excellence in higher education by supporting students and researchers in undergraduate, master’s and doctoral studies, as well as young academics and researchers who are engaged in effective research at higher education institutions.

Students, doctoral students and young researchers will receive a net grant of HUF 125,000 – 250,000/month, depending on the target group supported.

The University Research Fellowship Programme Cooperative Doctoral Programme (EKÖP-KDP) aims to further increase the number of people in the field of research, development and innovation, primarily in the STEM fields (mathematics, science, technology and information technology), who are committed to enriching their professional knowledge with the latest scientific research and to the social and economic utilization of their knowledge. The Programme provides support for those who, in addition to their doctoral studies, are engaged in research outside their academic institution, in a workplace that will help them to put their scientific results into practice. 

PhD students receive a net grant of HUF 400,000/month.

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GEN.:2024.06.21. - 14:50:58