University of Szeged

University of Szeged

The University of Szeged is renowned for its rich traditions and high prestige among the Hungarian institutions of higher education. The university’s mission is to offer high quality education at the levels of Bachelor’s, Master’s, doctoral (Ph.D), higher-level vocational and postgraduate specialist training programs.

Top reasons to study here

  • Education at the University of Szeged ensures the unity of high level theoretical foundation and practice – this latter partially based on external partnerships
  • Outstanding professors have worked at the university, including the Nobel Laureate (1937) Albert Szent-Györgyi, winner of Breakthrouh Prize of 2021.
  • The University of Szeged's mission and goal is to cultivate science, to conduct research that is competitive in international comparison

Short Courses

Medicine & Health (2)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)

About

Education

The University of Szeged offers a wide range of educational programmes, such as Bachelor’s, Master’s, undivided, PhD (doctoral), as well as postgraduate specialist training programmes.

Research

The 2,500 instructors and researchers at the University of Szeged are actively involved in national and international research projects. We have 19 Doctoral Schools and a numerous internationally renowned research teams. In 4 Faculties at the University, there are 14 research groups supported by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA).

The University of Szeged is a research university, where outstanding research, development and innovation work is conducted. Continuous, strategic basic and applied research is of defining significance. Talent management is a priority task at all levels of training.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2022
551 -50
2021
501
2020
501
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2021
601
2020
601
2019
601
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2022
801
2021
801
2020
801
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2022
-
2021
726 -38
2020
688
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Housing services

Student residence is mainly provided to those international students who hold a governmental scholarship, such as the Stipendium Hungaricum. Students share their rooms with 1 or 2 students, and each room has internet access. These dormitories also provide facilities for sports, cultural and other social events.

Library services

The University Library of the University of Szeged, with its collections, traditional library services, electronic information and contents providing services and with its professional and committed staff is a central supporting institution of university instruction and research.

Student Life

Campus life

The University of Szeged does not have a campus, but in place of that it has a unique charm. In the city centre and across the river, old, eclectic or modern university buildings are to be found around every corner. 

Sports facilities

Going to sports events and festivals, attending balls and spending nights at parties in university clubs are all part of the legendary university life in Szeged as is attending lectures and laboratory classes.

Being a sportive institution, the University of Szeged offers such a wide variety of sports activities that the years spent at the university do not prove to be sufficient to try out all of them.

Accreditation

Since Hungary is a member of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), it also has EU accreditation. SZTE has been the best university in Hungary for years, according to the international QS World University Rankings.

Szeged, Csongrád, Hungary

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