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2022. December 23.

The 2022 International Ball of the University of Szeged, organised jointly by the Erasmus Student Network Szeged and the SZTE, was a huge success.

2022. December 21.

The Directorate for International Affairs and Public Relations of the University of Szeged organised a Christmas Afternoon for Indonesian students in the lobby of the Rector's Department.

2022. December 15.

The promotional video titled "Your Future. Our Mission", released on 3 October 2022, was selected to the top 10 by Study.eu, an educational portal listing European higher education programmes.

2022. December 09.
2022. December 08.

Students studying in Hungary with the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship received the "Outstanding Study Award" from Miklós Lengyel, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, on 23rd of November, 2022. Two agricultural engineering students of the University of Szeged were honoured at the prestigious event.

2022. November 16.

Application for the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme for the Academic Year 2023/2024 has started!

2022. November 16.

Susan Kleebank visited the University of Szeged. The Ambassador of the Federative Republic of Brazil to Hungary met with university leaders and students.

2022. November 08.

Two representatives of the University of Szeged, Dr Leona Kovács-Jerney, Head of the International Office of the University of Szeged and Diana Katsidis, senior international officer, participated in the Eurasia Education Fair organised by Begin Group. The promotional fair was held on 13 and 19 October in two locations, Baku, Azerbaijan and Tbilisi, Georgia.

2022. October 28.

Representing last year's EUGLOH Rush Game winning team, Jose Anibal Amaya Pinzon arrives to Szeged.

2022. October 27.

The Erasmus Student Network (ESN) organised a fundraising event for Albert Szent-Györgyi Medical School's Paediatric Clinic and Paediatric Health Centre and for the House of Nationalities as part of the Autumn Cultural Festival. The multicultural music programme was hosted by Café Radnóti.

2022. October 27.

A sustainability rankings has been compiled for higher education for the first time this year by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Rankings in the UK. Only three Hungarian universities were included in the ranking, one of which was the University of Szeged, which ranked between 381 and 400th overall. The University of Szeged also scored highly on the performance indicators used to compile the list: it was the best Hungarian institution in terms of the impact of education, sharing of knowledge, equal opportunities and quality of life.

2022. October 10.

Some plans can be postponed but not when it comes to higher education and gaining knowledge. Higher education is a main pillar of ones future and the University of Szeged is keen on providing quality education and expanding the horizons of internationalization.

2022. September 30.

Dr. Katalin Karikó, Biochemist, and her fellow US researcher Dr. Drew Weissman have received the 2022 Empowering Research and Discovery Award. The award from the National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI) organisation recognised the developers for their contributions to mRNA technology and the COVID-19 vaccines. The award ceremony was held in Philadelphia's iconic building in "The Union Legal". Katalin Karikó, Research Professor at the University of Szeged, was greeted with standing ovation and applause.

2022. September 28.

The popular series of events, called Autumn Cultural Festival, organized every autumn is about to start at the University of Szeged.

2022. September 23.

Prizes, scholarships, acknowledged research, at least a dozen high-ranking positions, student-friendly classes, high-quality teaching - these are the characteristics of Prof. Dr. Éva Jakab, a lecturer at the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences of the University of Szeged, who was awarded the Hungarian Order of Merit's Knight's Cross on 20 August. We interviewed her about her profession, challenges, leisure time and also her family.

2022. September 20.
2022. September 06.

According to the admission and enrolment statistics for the academic year 2022/23, more than 1000 new foreign students will start their studies at the University of Szeged. Altogether, a total of almost 5000 foreign students study in Szeged from this academic year.

2022. August 08.

Orientation Days organized by the Directorate for International Affairs and Public Relations of the University to welcome the newly arrived students each year.

2022. August 02.

Out of the 52 submitted applications, the EUGLOH Alliance is one of the 16 existing partnerships that received the grant.

2022. July 20.

While for most students it is time for relaxing and having a break as the summer hits but at the University of Szeged, organizers were busy getting ready for welcoming students from all around the world for the first-ever Coursera Summer Camp which was held from the 12th of July until the 15th in Szeged, Hungary.

2022. July 19.

Thalyta Santos, a student of the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences, International Relations program at the University of Szeged, won the EUGLOH's Got Talent, where she represented our institution with her singing.

2022. July 08.

The technical handover of the University of Szeged’s new Biobank building has been concluded, along with the process of putting the various storage units, service technologies, building surveillance and process control systems in operation. The facility will be prepared to receive the first samples in a matter of a few months.

2022. June 17.

Every year, the number of international students at the University of Szeged is increasing. During the 2021-2022 academic year nearly 5000 foreign students from 115 countries are pursuing their studies at the University of Szeged. The institution aims to further increase the number of international students in the spirit of multiculturalism.

2022. June 15.

The University of Szeged has been ranked the best Hungarian university in this year's Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) University world ranking. The result acknowledges the university’s outstanding national and international educational programmes, its research activity and artistic performance. The institution managed to maintain its 551st-560th position among a significantly higher number of nominees.

2022. May 31.

World-class researchers played a key role at the 10th SZERINA, the international rhinology and skull base surgery course of the University of Szeged.

2022. May 26.
2022. May 26.

Katalin Karikó was awarded an honorary doctorate by Yale University at a ceremony held on the 23rd of May, 2022.

2022. May 25.

Winners of the CourseRUN –"Be the Champion of Coursera!" competition have been chosen for the second time in the spring semester.

2022. May 16.

Katalin Karikó, the Hungarian biochemist, whose discoveries paved the way for mRNA-based medical technology, received an honorary doctorate degree from Tel-Aviv University (TAU) on 12 May 2022. The research professor of the University of Szeged gave lectures in Israel on motivating women scientists and protein replacement therapy.

2022. May 11.

The University of Szeged is participating in the EUGLOH event in Lund, Sweden, from 9 to 12 May 2022. Representatives from the five European university associations share their experience, this time focusing on marketing, communication and possible new joint projects.

2022. May 07.

2022. May 06.

The title of International Coordinator of the Year 2022 was also awarded at the 1st Stipendium Hungaricum and Hungarian Diaspora Scholarship Programme Coordinators' Meeting organised by the Tempus Public Foundation in Székesfehérvár. At the prestigious event, Dr. Leona Kovács-Jerney, Head of the International Office for Full time Scholarship Programmes of the Directorate for International Affairs and Public Relations, University of Szeged, was awarded the title of International Coordinator of the year.

2022. May 04.

The Times Higher Education compiles its annual Impact Rankings based on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations. The University of Szeged ranked highly in the recent list: It ranked first in the overall ranking, tying with two other Hungarian universities. In addition, it has achieved podium position in all categories, and in ten of them it was also ranked first among Hungarian institutions.

2022. May 04.

We are very pleased to invite you to the third EUGLOH Alliance Day, an international event bringing together all members from the five partner Universities that make up the European University Alliance for Global Health!

2022. April 27.
2022. April 25.

The University of Szeged and the French University of Réunion Island have signed a letter of intention on international cooperation in French and Hungarian, covering developments in common fields of education and research that will be of benefit to both parties.

2022. April 22.

Information on the Conditions of Blood Donation at the National Blood Service Supply of Hungary (OVSZ)

2022. April 21.

The Presentation Ceremony of the Japan Prize 2020, 2021 and 2022 was held in the presence of Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan in Tokyo on 13 April. Prof. Katalin Karikó, Research Professor at the University of Szeged (SZTE) and Drew Weissman, Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, have been awarded the 2022 Japan International Prize for their pioneering research contributing to the development of mRNA vaccines. At the event Dr. Karikó met Mr. Hideya Ishikura, Executive Director of Hungarian Medical Universities Foundation (HMU), a longtime student recruitment partner of the University of Szeged.

2022. April 20.

The Hungarian Government has made it a priority to support those displaced by the war in Ukraine.

2022. April 12.

She met her husband at the South Pole, learned Russian in the army and struggled with math until high school. It was precisely because of her difficulties at school that she developed the learning method that is now used all over the world. Barbara Oakley, a lecturer at the University of Szeged, gave an extended interview to the Directorate for International and Public Relations of the University of Szeged.

2022. April 11.

The University Spring Festival, traditional programme cavalcade of University of Szeged, awaits the university citizens, and residents of the city with hundreds of events for 7 weeks. You can choose from nearly 300 events* from 6 April to 25 May 2022. There are exhibitions, academic and educational lectures, conferences, theatre performances, concerts, and entertainment programmes at 70 venues.

2022. April 08.

The University of Szeged improves its rankings in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject. The results put the University of Szeged tying for the first place in Biological Sciences in Hungary. The University also climbs up the international rankings in several areas and has been included in new Subject lists.

2022. April 01.

The University of Szeged hosts the EUGLOH staff week which includes various workshops regarding mobility and well-being.

2022. March 30.

2022. March 30.

The first " IVI – SK bioscience Park MahnHoon Award" will be awarded to Dr. Katalin Karikó, Research Professor at the University of Szeged (SZTE), Dr. Drew Weissman, Professor at UPenn, and Dr. Tore Godal, CEPI Advisor, as it was announced in Seoul on March 24. The US$85,000 award, established last year in the Republic of Korea, recognizes individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the development of vaccines and their delivery to children in low-income countries.

2022. March 22.

Katalin Karikó, Uğur Şahin and Özlem Türeci have been awarded the Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize for the development of the ’wonder weapon’ messenger RNA therapy and the first vaccine against coronavirus. At the award ceremony on 14 March 2022, the research professor from the University of Szeged (SZTE) was praised by Nobel laureate Sir John E. Walker, followed by a performance of Brahms' Hungarian Dance No. 5 in her honour. The ’Crystal Ball’ appeared next day during the presentation of the four female scientists.

2022. March 21.

She is involved in research simulating Mars colonization, has tested fighter pilots, speaks 5 languages, and is studying astrophysics alongside health sciences. The sixth-year medical student at the University of Szeged wants to work in aviation- and space medicine, has recently applied to NASA and SpaceX as an intern, and will spend the next month in Los Angeles as a surgical intern thanks to a scholarship.

2022. March 08.

Difficult or non-healing venous leg ulcers and diabetic leg ulcers can also benefit by a cell therapy procedure that doctors at the Albert Szent-Györgyi Medical Centre of University of Szeged for Department of Dermatology and Allergology are using in a clinical research project. After years of research and development, the therapy will be introduced in Hungary for the very first time through the University of Szeged.

2022. March 08.
2022. March 03.

The University of Szeged helps refugees from Ukraine with accommodation, food supply and medical care. If you can, here are some ways to support these efforts.

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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.

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Tamerlan Mendybayev – Faculty of Agriculture

My name is Tamerlan Mendybayev. I am from capital of Kazakhstan, Nur-Sultan. Currently I am first year student at the Faculty of Agriculture. I chose the University of Szeged as my study destination for several reasons: firstly, it is a well-known applied science institution in Europe and the best in Hungary. Secondly, the program is designed with a significant focus on the developing practical skills of the students and there is a University pilot farm where students keen their skills and implement their knowledge in practice. Undoubtedly, University of Szeged is a place where students become professionals in their academic field.

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