General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Abbreviation SZTE
Teachers 1,930
Students 19,852
Foreigners 12%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Colors Blue
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Veritas – Virtus – Libertas
• Magyar Felsooktatási Akkreditációs Bizottság
• European University Association (EUA)
World ranking518
Country ranking1
Quality of teaching300
International Students380
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities366
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking518
QS World University Rankings548
ARWU Academic Ranking401
Webometrics Ranking485
Alternative title
Russian Университет Сэгед
Spanish Universidad de Szeged
Chinese 塞格德大学
Arabic جامعة سيجيد
French Université de Szeged
German Wissenschaftsuniversität Szeged
Japanese セゲド大学
Korean 세게드대학교
Portuguese Universidade de Szeged
hu Szegedi Tudományegyetem
University of Szeged or Szegedi Tudományegyetem (SZTE) - public higher education institution in Hungary.

University of Szeged - Description

The UNIVERSITY OF SZEGED is the successor of a university founded in Kolozsvár, Transylvania, in 1872. At the end of World War I, in accordance with the Paris peace treaties, Hungary ceded Transylvania to Rumania, and the university at Kolozsvár (present-day Cluj, Romania) moved to Szeged in 1921. From the beginning, the city of Szeged made great efforts to turn the town into a comfortable home for higher education. Many outstanding professors worked at the university in the inter-war period, including Nobel Prize winner Albert Szent-Györgyi, who was first to isolate vitamin C, extracting it from the Szeged paprika. After world war II, the University of Szeged was the first in Hungary to start functioning anew. In 1951, the Medical School was separated from the university and was established as an independent institution. In 1962 the University of Szeged took the name of the great Hungarian poet, Attila József, who was a student here in the 1920s. In 1991 the leaders of the institutions of higher education in Szeged signed an agreement to merge these institutions into a unified, sizable center of higher education, to be called the University of Szeged. From 2000 the University of Szeged has been officially...

Description of University of Szeged

The University of Szeged traces its origins back to 1581 with the foundation of the Academia in Cluj (Kolozsvár). In 1872 the Hungarian royal university was established and the university operated in Cluj until 1921 when it was moved to Szeged. The year 2000 was a milestone in the history of the university: the higher education institutions of Szeged were integrated under the name University of Szeged. At present the University has 12 faculties covering the fields of arts, sciences, law, economics and business administration, engineering, medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, health sciences, education, agriculture and music. It also provides quality education at the levels of Bachelor, Master, scientific (PhD), higher-level vocational and postgraduate specialist training programmes. The University’s educational mission also embraces medical assistance, conducting internationally competitive research activities and fulfilling its role as a research university. The wide scope of its research and creative activities include basic and applied research, creative arts, product- and service development. Concerning the size of the University of Szeged, it is one of the biggest universities in Hungary, with nearly 27,000 students and more than 7,000 employees altogether, including about 2,200 academic staff. Partnership in research, quality education and innovation are integral parts of the University of Szeged which in recent years has produced tangible results both in terms of joint efforts with businesses and cooperation with other actors of higher education. Thanks to partnership in research and innovation with various companies and organizations, the successes of scientific activity at the University of Szeged promote the attainment of practical, significant and remarkable results that will positively affect education as well. The University also works in close cooperation with the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in three key research areas, namely in natural sciences, humanities as well as in medicine and pharmacy. A number of outstanding professors work and have worked at the University of Szeged, including Nobel Laureate Albert Szent-Györgyi, who was the first to isolate Vitamin C, extracting it from Szeged paprika

Programs - Bachelor

Bachelor Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Therapy
Bachelor Department of Anatomy
Bachelor Department of Aviation and Space Medicine
Bachelor Department of Behavioural Sciences
Bachelor Department of Biochemistry
Bachelor Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine
Bachelor Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Bachelor Department of Clinical Chemistry
Bachelor Department of Dermatology and Allergology
Bachelor Department of Drug Regulatory Affairs
Bachelor Department of Laboratory Medicine
Bachelor Department of Medical Biology
Bachelor Department of Medical Chemistry
Bachelor Department of Medical Genetics
Bachelor Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunobiology
Bachelor Department of Medical Physics and Informatics
Bachelor Department of Neurosurgery
Bachelor Department of Oncotherapy
Bachelor Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Bachelor Department of Orthopaedics
Bachelor Department of Pathology
Bachelor Department of Pathophysiology
Bachelor Department of Pharmaceutical Technology
Bachelor Department of Pharmacodynamics and Biopharmaceutics
Bachelor Department of Pharmacognosy
Bachelor Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy
Bachelor Department of Physiology
Bachelor Department of Psychiatry
Bachelor Department of Public Health
Bachelor Department of Pulmonology
Bachelor Department of Radiology
Bachelor Department of Surgery
Bachelor Family Medicine Department
Bachelor First Department of Internal Medicine
Bachelor Foreign Languages Department
Bachelor Forensic Medicine Department
Bachelor Institute of Clinical Microbiology
Bachelor Institute of Clinical Pharmacy
Bachelor Institute of Pharmaceutical Analysis
Bachelor Institute of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Bachelor Institute of Surgical Research
Bachelor Neurology Department
Bachelor Nuclear Medicine Department
Bachelor Obstetrics and Gynecology Department
Bachelor Ophthalmology Department
Bachelor Oto-Rhino- Laryngology and Head- Neck Surgery Department
Bachelor Pediatrics Department
Bachelor Second Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiological Center
Bachelor Sport Center
Bachelor Traumatology Department
Bachelor Urology Department

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