2023. January 31., Tuesday
News  --  Archive  --  2019


III. Joint SZTE Blood Donation at the TIK

A year ago, the members of the University of Szeged were asked to help saving 300 lives together. Last year's blood donation produced an unexpected success: 171 blood donors contributed to saving 513 lives. After the extremely successful blood donations, university citizens are again asked to come and help saving lives by donating blood: on the 100th day of the year, voluntary blood donors are awaited on the 10th April at the József Attila Study and Information Centre.

On the 10th of April, between 10:00 am and 17:00 pm, at the József Attila Study and Information Center they are waiting for all current and first blood donors - and now the University of Szeged wants to set the bar even higher: hoping that the University of Szeged will be among the first to receive the ‘Blood Donation-Friendly Higher Education Institution’ title!

You can book an appointment on the website of the National Blood Supply Service. Documents are required for blood donation: address card, an ID with a recognizable photo and TAJ card. Before donating blood, it is suggested that you have breakfast and drink plenty of fluids.

The organizers aprecciate the blood donors’ time with a gift package, including a discount coupon offered by Király Zöldség, a discount coupon offered by UrbanGo "Trekking adventure in downtown Szeged", a Mórahalom spa entrance ticket, a 500 forint Erzsébet voucher, water and chocolate. Besides, blood donors will also have the chance to win valuable gifts at 17:00 pm. Three packages of Wine nets will find their lucky owner, two Classic Cafe gift cards worth 5,000 Ft each, two Lucky Pizzeria gift vouchers and three SZTE gift packages.

SZTE Experience


Ferdous Rahman – Faculty of Law and Political Sciences

My name is Ferdous Rahman and I am from Bangladesh. I am pursuing doctoral studies at the Department of Private International Law at the Faculty of Law and Political Science under the Stipendium Hungaricum Programme. Currently I am in the first year of my four-year PhD programme. I came to know about SZTE while exploring for the Stipendium Hungaricum programme. Among the other available options, this was my first choice. Apart from its excellent ranking, I got my supervisor with similar research interest. The increasing number of international students gave me a comfort of having a cosmopolitan environment. After starting my studies here in September 2019, I am convinced that I could not expect more. For prospective students, I would advise that SZTE can be their next home as I got mine. Everyone here including the professors, the administrators, and the students are very friendly and helpful. They make studies a joyous journey instead of pile of classes and books. After my graduation, I will return to my home country. The knowledge and the experience that I have been receiving here will be a great resource for my academic career. I intend to continue my research further and expect to contribute to policy formulation at national and international level."

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