University of Debrecen

The cooperation of fourteen faculties ensures the multidisciplinary background guaranteeing the University a leading role as a research and education institution, the intellectual center of Eastern Hungary. In 2007 our institution was the first to receive the highest degree of the Higher Education Qualification Price awarded to the most reputable Hungarian higher education institutions.

Short Courses

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Medicine & Health (1)

About

History

The history of Debrecen’s higher education dates back to the 16th century with the Reformed College of Debrecen being established in 1538.

Education

  • By providing an educational portfolio in sync with market demands, the institution serves the labor market while answering the educational demands of the region’s socio-economic factors. Thanks to a wide variety of English language degree programs combined with an education of outstanding quality, the University of Debrecen has been successful in attracting the largest number of international students of any Hungarian higher education institution.

Research

Priority areas of research include: molecular science; physical, computational and material science; medical, health, environmental and agricultural science; linguistics, culture and bioethics.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2023
651 -60
2022
591 -70
2021
521
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2023
1001 -200
2022
801
2021
801
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2022
-
2021
-
2020
901
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2023
-
2022
-
2021
672
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

Lajos Kossuth Dormitory

  • located at the main Campus of the University, 100 meters from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and the Faculty of Science and Technology, and 250 meters from the Faculty of Music
  • both double and single rooms are available with private bathrooms
  • rooms are provided with internet access, TV (10 free channels) and a refrigerator
  • a common kitchen is available on every floor.

Library services

The library possesses a large collection consisting of more than six million documents available for readers in seven library units offering spacious reading rooms on five campuses of the university. Despite the variety of locations, services of the library can be used under the same conditions by all readers.

Student Life

Sports facilities

DEAC includes 22 sections including:

  • Volleyball for men/women
  • Basketball for men
  • Futsal and football for men
  • Tennis for men/women
  • Bowling for men/women
  • Chess
  • Aerobic
  • Athletics
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Bridge
  • Hiking
  • Sailing

Student clubs

Students can choose from a wide range of extra-curricular activities at UD. The Faculties have a variety of student clubs. The Medical Athletic Club has well equipped facilities including tennis and basketball courts, a weight room and an easily accessible swimming pool is nearby.

Accreditation

The University conducts its programs according to the European Qualifications Framework of the Bologna Process. Thus diplomas attained at the University of Debrecen are generally accepted in the countries of the European Union. Moreover, all our programs are accredited by the Hungarian Accreditation Board which is part of the European Accreditation Board.

Debrecen, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary

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