UNIVERSITY OF SZEGED
The University of Szeged, with a history dating back to 1581, prides itself in having a number of great scientists and researchers among its alumni and faculty, among them the Nobel Laureate Albert Szent-Györgyi, former rector and professor of the Medical University, was the first to isolate Vitamin C.
The University was ranked the best Hungarian higher education institution on the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University list in 2019. SZTE also holds a prestigious place in various other higher education rankings. The Faculty of Medicine has been training doctors in English language since 1985. Their main mission is to train well-educated professionals. Their teaching system is very traditional. The programs are designed to unify the basic and clinical sciences, as it is believed that scientific and professional development should proceed concurrently throughout the programs.
From applying sustainable energy sources to zero waste, the University of Szeged is striving to be among the leading environmentally conscious institutions. According to the Green Metric Ranking of World Universities, SZTE ranks 14th “greenest” in the world among the institutions located in city centres and is ranked 45th among Europe’s assessed universities.
The University premises are within the city centre where almost everything is in a walking distance. Buildings located outside the campus can be also reached easily in a few minutes due to the extensive public transport and great cycling paths.
The University of Szeged gives home to a thriving, cosmopolitan community with students from more than 115 countries studying at 12 faculties set within a beautiful, historic campus. Students can enjoy the multicultural environment at the University Library and at events like the International Cultural Evening, May 1st Picknick, Jam Sessions and more.