The University of Szeged decided to participate in the Institutional Evaluation Program (IEP) within the European Universities Association (EUA). International experts have arrived to inspect the operation procedures at the University of Szeged in 2014.
The University of Szeged–a Research University of National Excellence–decided to participate in the Institutional Evaluation Program of the European Universities Association (EUA-IEP) in the Academic year of 2013/2014. With this step, the University of Szeged follows the spirit of internationalization. The evaluation process begins with an institute evaluation process conducted by the institution itself. This is followed by two on-site visits in March and April 2014 by an evaluation team and ended with a drafting of a final report by the evaluation team highlighting good practices, identifying and proposing recommendations for improvement. This report is the result of the evaluation of the University of Szeged.
According to report the USS is a University of National Excellence, an institution with a long and rich history, with a clear and ambitious mission which it is highly committed to achieve. Its strong leadership is determined to maintain and reinforce the university’s capacity and attractively. In this report, the evaluation team recommend to the USZ among others: enhance communication between the central and the faculty level, rationalise and strengthen the services provided across the university with consideration towards reaching a deeper level of cohesion, alignment in institutional mission and purposes, offering additional support where required, at central and faculty level, reinforce and strengthen the cooperation between and across faculties, building on existing synergies and good practices, improve the infrastructure to enhance the experience of students in the university e.g. sports facilities, dormitories and develop an internationalisation strategy that would increase the synergy and the coordination between the centre and the faculties in reaching the internationalisation goals.