The University of Szeged remains the greenest higher education institution in Hungary. According to the 2019 GreenMetric world ranking, SZTE stepped ahead to the 74th place. Compared to last year, the number of international participants increased this year: in 2019, 780 institutions filled out the green questionnaire.
A celebratory Session of the Senate was held on the 9th of November 2019 to mark the Day of the University at the SZTE. In addition to Senator Honoris Causa and Doctor Honoris Causa titles, Pro Universitate, Kunó Klebelsberg and Pro Laudanda Promotione Awards and other recognition awards were given.
His Excellency Iain Lindsay, British Ambassador to Hungary delivered a lecture at the University of Szeged on the 11th November, 2019. The presentation gave perspective on British-Hungarian relations and predictions on what might happen after Brexit, how it would affect education as well as Hungarians studying and living in the United Kingdom.