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The Baton is Passed To The New Leadership of SZTE

Around 6,000 pages of documentation, a 4-hour-long negotiation – the new leadership of the University of Szeged has been introduced. Prof. Dr. László Rovó was appointed the Rector of SZTE for the upcoming four years from 1st July 2018 and introduced the newly-elected Vice-Rectors on a press conference.

’The previous leadership of one of the most prestigious universities has passed the baton to the new leadership. The procedure embodied in 6,000 pages of documentation during a 4-long-hour meeting on the 2nd of July’ – said Dr. Judit Fendler. The Chancellor of the University welcomed the new rectoral leadership.

 

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’Leading is not a lonesome assignment as the management of the University of Szeged requires a complex and effective cooperation’ said Prof. Dr. László Rovó.

 

The recently elected Vice-Rectors were delegated from different faculties and fields of disciplines. The Rector stated that he had requested recognised scholars to be appointed vice-rectors.

 

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Prof. Dr. Márta Széll, head of Department of Medical Genetics, was elected Vice-Rector for Strategic and General Affairs. The microbiologist said that she was born and raised in Szeged and spent 11 years in the Biology Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Szeged. From 1999, she joined the educational and diagnostic research of the University. Her being the former Vice-Dean for Scientific and Foreign Affairs she benefits from the experience she gained in the past.

 

Dr. habil Klára Gellén is to be the Vice-Rector for Education from the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences. Among others, her successful ventures were the realization of the e-learning content and the tutoring system supporting high school students. Comptetitiveness, increasing the number of students and internationalization are her main priorities.

 

The newly-elected Vice Rector for Science and Innovation is the head of the Department of Applied and Environmental Chemistry, Prof. Dr. Zoltán Kónya from the Faculty of Science and Informatics. He earned his doctoral degree at the University of Szeged and he appreciates industrial projects. He identified the increase of SZTE’s international visibility as a vice-rectoral aim.

 

The Rector appointed Dr. habil. Péter Zakar as Vice-Rector for Foreign Affairs and Public Relations in order to promote effective and integrative cooperation between the University of Szeged and its region. The historian of the Faculty of Arts was teaching at Juhász Gyula Faculty of Education as well as he was the Vice President of the General Assembly of Csongrád County between 2006 and 2014 – therefore he is likely to make full use of his experience regarding international and public affairs.

SZTE Experience

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Nikki - Faculty of Health Sciences and Social Studies

My name is Nikki and I am from Iran. Currently I am a second year student studying Physiotherapy at the University of Szeged. I really like the Environment of Szeged as it is a true University City where you can meet people from around the world. I consider Szeged as my second home since I have established my own path here and I have a lot of friends who make me feel home. The reason why I came to Szeged is because I was informed by one of my friends about the fact that the University degrees are EU accredited and will help me to reach my goals and open doors for future job opportunities. Once I have obtained my degree, I would like to stay in Hungary and pursue a post graduate program. Later on I will seize the opportunity to gain some job experience in my field here in Hungary before I hold my ground in Europe.

95930002_620793281842686_908476219798847488_oDianne - Faculty of Science and Informatics

I am a PhD student and a Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship holder from the Philippines. I am currently pursuing my PhD in Environmental Science and I happen to be in my 3rd year of studies. I chose University of Szeged because its one of the top ranked research university in Hungary known for its good reputation in the fields of health and natural sciences. Coming from the Philippines with a warm climate, I had huge preference of Szeged for my studies, the city having the most rays of sunshine and considered to be the warmest place in Hungary. I would advise all the prospective students to join University of Szeged’s diverse and vibrant community! Don’t be afraid to leave your comfort zone, try to find and establish your niche in a new place like what I did. I didn’t regret coming to Szeged as it continuously provides me an enabling learning environment for various reasons, has affordable cost of living, very safe and calm university town, organized transport system, beautiful and clean surroundings with the very sightly Tisza River which adds to its appeal, and also holds many festivals throughout the year. After graduation, I am planning to go back to my home institution and continue my teaching duties at the University of the Philippines Los Baños

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