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Why choose the University of Szeged?

The University of Szeged is one of Hungary’s leading and internationally ranked higher education institutions.

The Greatest Community in Town

 

The University of Szeged (SZTE) with a history dating back to 1581, is located in the sunniest city of Hungary attracting thousands of young people due to its lively, urban student life, colourful festivals and safe environment.

 

Since Hungary is a member of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), it also has EU accreditation. According to QS World University Rankings, SZTE was the best Hungarian university in 2019.

 

Outstanding professors have worked at the university, including the Nobel Laureate Albert Szent-Györgyi (1937), who was the first to isolate Vitamin C, extracting it from Szeged paprika and the student-faculty ratio is currently 10:1.

 

It is a research university with outstanding achievements, covering 700 research areas at 19 Doctoral Schools and 53 full-time degree programs for international students. Scholarships, such as the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme and the SZTE START Scholarship assist students from various regions of the world to attend the University.

 

Our student body grew to 21000, in which the number of international students exceeds 3700.

 

International study programmes in various languages have been available at the University of Szeged for three decades. SZTE offers international degree programmes at Bachelor’s, Master’s and Ph.D level and other preparatory programmes in English and in Hungarian.

    SZTE Experience


    amin-alawar2Amin Alawar - Faculty of Science and Informatics - Biology (PhD)

    Being awarded the Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship, I came from Lebanon to Szeged. Student life here is astonishing; I simply adore being a student at SZTE. A variety of foreign scholars, and young people have arrived here from all corners of the world. After having finished with academic work at the lab, there is still time for relaxing. The town itself is also impressive – my favourite place is Széchenyi tér.


    PhuongPhuong Thu Tran - Faculty of Economics - Business Administration and Management

    I live in Budapest, and I commute by train to Szeged every day. It’s not a huge distance for me, I got used to travelling back home. I study, watch the scenery or the people. Once I lost my wallet, and everyone around me tried to help. One of them offered to give me some money, another one offered to take me where I had to go. I love Szeged, Hungarians and nice, and I like the cuisine, though the spicy food is not spicy enough for my taste. I’m very happy to study here. At the Faculty of Economics, the program is practice-oriented, we get a lot of useful information and a lot of opportunities are offered by our professors.

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