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Habilitation and Ph.D. doctoral degrees were awarded at the ceremony of the University of Szeged. A total of 114 young people with academic titles were greeted at the event held at the congress hall of the SZTE József Attila Education and Information Center on January 26, 2024.

Dániel Viczián not only partied in a tailcoat at the Nobel Prize ceremony but also gave a presentation on the fascinating world of chemistry as a speaker at the "Stockholm International Youth Science Seminar". The first-year chemistry student of the University of Szeged won the right in a competition to represent Hungary as the only young person to participate in the most prestigious programs of the Nobel Week in Sweden. In addition to nanocomposites, we asked Dániel Viczián about his experiences at the Nobel Prize ceremony.

Two Nobel Prize winners from Hungary and the University of Szeged have been awarded the world's most prestigious scientific prize. The mRNA researcher Katalin Karikó, Professor at the University of Szeged, is the first Hungarian woman to receive the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine. Ferenc Krausz, who conducted his molecular fingerprinting research in Szeged, is a Nobel Prize winner in physics. Our coverage of the event, which took place at the Stockholm Concert Hall on 10 December 2023, is complemented by exclusive information from our correspondent on the ground.

The "Nobel Weeks at the University of Szeged" awareness campaign is launched. "Where knowledge and intention meet" - a series of programmes organised under the motto of the University of Szeged extends beyond the borders of Szeged.

Stanford professor Andrew Ng's new course opens the door to the world of AI. The comprehensive curriculum contains many tips, tricks, and information from basic knowledge to practical use - thus helping to understand the operation of artificial intelligence and deepen user-level knowledge.

Red-purple aurora borealis — Northern Lights — was clearly visible in several parts of Hungary, including the areas near Szeged, on Sunday, November 5, 2023. Northern Lights can be observed in Hungary too, but rarely to this extent. Dr. Habil. Tamás Gál DSc, senior associate professor of the Institute of Geosciences, Department of Climatology and Landscape of SZTE Faculty of Sciences and Informatics explained the background of the phenomenon.

In the week of the announcement of Katalin Karikó's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, the memoir "Breaking Through - My Life in Science" was published in Hungarian. Since then, several book reviews have been published. By summarizing what happened since then we will direct the attention to those who contributed to the success of Breaking Through.

The University of Szeged is still among the best universities in the world in the Times Higher Education rankings. Based on the latest evaluations, SZTE ranked first in Hungary this year on the list of excellence in educational sciences, pedagogy, and teacher training. In addition, it has been ranked in the field of economic sciences, while it continues to occupy good positions in the fields of humanities and arts, health sciences, psychology, life sciences, physical sciences, and computer science.

Participating in educational fairs allows prospective students to attend presentations about the admission proceudure or financial assistance, get to know the student life in Szeged, ask representatives face to face and a lot more.

Katalin Karikó traveled to Hungary to visit the University of Szeged, her alma mater, only one week after she won the Nobel Prize in Medicine. She was greeted by hundreds of locals, attended a celebratory meeting, held a press conference, met with researchers, and held seminars for university students at SZTE on October 12, 2023.

We are happy to inform our prospective students that the application for the 2023/24 Spring Semester is open at the below Faculties for the given programs at the University of Szeged.


Dr. Katalin Karikó, research professor and winner of the 2023 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for inventing the modified messenger RNA used in modern Covid19 vaccines, visits her alma mater on 12 October.

Due to the high success of the previous years photo contest launched by the EUGLOH Alliance, this year we continue the series of our photo contest with a new topic.

Nobel laureate Katalin Karikó was celebrated with standing ovations and applause at the meeting of the American Academy of Medicine in Washington, D.C. on 7 October 2023. In addition to the world-renowned mRNA researcher, Kornélia Polyák, cancer researcher and alumna of the University of Szeged, was also elected a member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).

As the inventor of the modified messenger RNA used in modern vaccines (Covid19), Katalin Karikó was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine together with Drew Weissman, her fellow American research colleague, on the 2nd of October 2023. The announcement of the Nobel Prize winner, Katalin Karikó, one of the most influential scientists of our time is a source of pride for her alma mater, the University of Szeged community.

A returning, popular program series, the Autumn Cultural Festival, organized by the SZTE Cultural Office, is about to start at the University of Szeged.

The spectacular opening ceremony of the 35th International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI 2023) took place at the József Attila Study and Information Centre of the University of Szeged. IOI is the world's most prestigious competitive programming event for high school IT talents. The competition, which will last until Sunday, has attracted 360 contestants from 90 countries and around 300 international guides and guests.

Orient yourself towards your studies at SZTE by attending the International Freshmen Orientation Days!

at 10.00 am, on 1 July (Saturday) 2023. at the Congress Hall at József Attila Department of Education and Information Centre (commonly known as TIK, Szeged, Ady tér 10.)

On 19 April 2023, Katalin Karikó, Professor at the University of Szeged, was elected a member of the most prestigious scientific society in the German-speaking world. The world-renowned biochemist spoke about the miraculous mRNA molecule at Leopoldina.

Edward Norton was also photographed with Katalin Karikó at the Breakthrough Prize ceremony on April 15, 2023. The United States' biggest cash prize in science was handed out at an award ceremony in Hollywood, where world-renowned researchers, including Katalin Karikó, professor of the University of Szeged, were celebrated by movie and media stars and other celebrities.

Team guides are expected to participate in the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI 2023), which will be held in Szeged, Hungary, from 28 August to 4 September 2023.

The University of Szeged, which has been Hungary's best university for years in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, has achieved high rankings in the recently published lists of sciences and disciplines.

More than 400 foreign participants registered for the Online Open Day of the University of Szeged 2023, organised by the Office for International Admissions and Cooperation on 9 March 2023. The online event highlighted, amongst other things, foreign language study programmes for international students, scholarship opportunities and everyday student life at the University.

2023-24 Call for Application

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

Similar to each year, our institution, the University of Szeged holds an Online Open Day on the 2nd and the 10th of March.

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), the UK-based international ranking agency has published its latest international rankings for higher education institutions in emerging European and Central Asian countries. The University of Szeged was ranked 29th in this year's ranking and remains one of the best universities in the country.

Katalin Karikó, Research Professor at the University of Szeged, was on the cover of TIME, along with Drew Weissman, Kizzmekia Corbett and Barney Graham. The researchers have been named "Heroes of 2021" by the magazine for their contribution to the development of mRNA-based vaccines against coronavirus. The honorary doctor of the University of Szeged shared her first thoughts regarding the recognition to her alma mater.

Fulfil your professional dreams while you explore your Hungarian heritage – the Hungarian Diaspora Scholarship gives you an exceptional chance to develop both personally and academically.

The 205 years old US award, the John Scott Award is the latest honour for Katalin Karikó and fellow researcher Drew Weissman. The special inventors' prize was presented to her husband on 18 November 2021 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Financial assistance for international students from 70 countries of the world is available by applying to the Stipenium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme.

The University of Szeged (SZTE) has been ranked highly in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Global Universities 2022 ranking of higher education. Our institution has made progress on a global, European and national scale, and has achieved significant improvements in the fields of physics and clinical medicine.

The subject of the discovery that has been awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is deeply rooted in research at the University of Szeged.


Application Deadline for the Spring Semester is 15th of December, 2021 23:59:59 (CET)

The groundbreaking Let’s Talk course is now reopened for application.

More than 1000 international students started their studies at the University of Szeged in the 2021/22 Academic Year.

The Keio Medical Science Prize has been awarded to Katalin Karikó "for the discovery of Specific RNA Modification Leading to mRNA Vaccine Development", as announced on 15 September 2021, Japan time. The researcher, who holds a PhD in biochemistry from the University of Szeged, will receive a certificate of merit, medal, and a monetary award of 10 million yen for her work.

After the success of last year's international student research conference in Szeged, this year the Paris-Saclay Université organises a competition for EUGLOH students.

General regulations of the Ceremony held on 3rd July 2021

We are pleased to inform our international students that foreign nationals who have been vaccinated in Hungary can now apply for an immunity certificate.

The Hungarian Centre of Excellence for Molecular Medicine (HCEMM) announces a call for “HCEMM Junior Research Group Leaders”.

The University of Szeged is going through an operative transformation. This model change means that the currently state-run university will continue as an institution sustained by a state-established foundation.

A new type of messenger RNA based method is the most promising in coronavirus vaccine development.

We are pleased to announce that the University of Szeged is now inviting international applicants to apply for its Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral Programmes.

The University of Szeged and the University of Lund, members of the EUGLOH Alliance are hosting an E-conference on the topic of Underrepresented Groups.

British QS has published their newest international ranking list featuring the top universities in emerging Europe and Central Asia. The University of Szeged has stepped up seven places compared to its position last year: it is now at the 26th position of the list. This makes SZTE the best Hungarian University outside of the capital.

When making travel arrangements, one needs to take into consideration that according to the latest information provided by the head of the Prime Minister’s Office, the government is introducing international travel restrictions with the aim of preventing a new wave of the coronavirus epidemic.

The University of Szeged Faculty of Science and Informatics (SZTE TTIK) announces a Logo Design Contest for SZTE citizens with TTIK legal status: educators, non educational staff and active students with the title “100 éves az SZTE TTIK” /The SZTE TTIK is 100 years old/

The University of Szeged regulates the issues related to traveling abroad and receiving foreign delegations with the Rector-chancellor circular No. 11/2020. (XI.16.) during the health emergency.

The EUGLOH Alliance has plenty of programmes planned for the students of University of Szeged, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Paris-Saclay University, University of Porto and University of Lund in the upcoming months.

In order to prevent further spread of the Coronavirus (COVID19) infection and due to the announcement of Hungary’s Prime Minister on 9th November 2020 the University of Szeged will continue its education online as of November 16, 2020 till further notice.

In order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, with regard to the new legislation and restrictions, the University introduced new measures for all university citizens.


Application Deadline for the Spring Semester is 15th of December, 2020 23:59:59 (CET)

SZTE continues to participate in online educational fairs.

Updated December 17, 2020

According to the statement published by Hungary's National Police Headquarters (ORFK) on 11 May, it is possible for students (who need to comply with examination obligations arising from their student status) to submit a leniency application for entering Hungary during the state of emergency. 

On 11th March 2020 the government of Hungary declared the state of emergency due to the pandemic situation. Thus we regret to inform you that the Graduation Ceremony of the Faculty of Science and Informatics scheduled for 5th July 2020 has been cancelled.

More than 30 research health and life science related projects have been initiated at the SZTE during the past two months to combat coronavirus. The University of Szeged participates a promising research to prepare the clinical testing of an antiviral treatment, furthermore the institution has launched a genetics research and is contributing to the development of mass testing methods for the novel coronavirus.

In accordance with the resolutions of the Ministry of Human Capacities of Hungary, an epidemic hospital and center has been established in the Western park of Albert Szent-Györgyi Healthcare Centre of the University of Szeged, widely known as Hospital no. II (II-es kórház), at 57 Kálvária sgt., Szeged.

In several Hungarian press agencies, information has come to light that I am one of the citizens of Szeged who became ill as a result of a new type of coronavirus infection. The news is true.

Application Information in Epidemic Times

In addition to the health student hotline launched on the 10th of March, a chatbot has also been launched to inform university students at the SZTE. On the University of Szeged Facebook page, Berci-bot provides information in Hungarian and English on distance education, graduation and dormitory placement.

Sixth year General Medicine students, as well as Dentistry and Pharmacy students may continue their clinical and professional practice during the period of general prohibition of practical trainings. Students participating in doctoral programmers and have completed the complex examination and students with a public servant status with the University may enter the buildings of the Institution for work purposes.

In order to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus disease, measures concerning employment have been introduced at the University of Szeged until further notice of the management.

With regard to the state of emergency ordered by the Government of Hungary on the 11th March, the University of Szeged will switch to distance education on the 23rd March until withdrawal, after the spring break. Posts in connection with distance education as well as useful tools illustrated with introductory videos have been published on the CooSpace information scenes.

The Ministry of Human Capacities of Hungary has ordered that all interventions not requiring immediate medical care shall be postponed from the 16th March 2020 until the state of emergency is terminated. In order to implement the measure, the University of Szeged immediately took the necessary steps.

The areas affected as indicated on the website of the National Public Health Service of Hungary are: Italy, China, Iran, South Korea, Iran and Heinsberg district of Germany. Passengers arriving from the abovementioned areas showing symptoms of coronavirus shall be considered as suspicious/under investigation and the procedure of the National Public Health Service of Hungary shall be followed, including the application of quarantine and laboratory testing.

Missions to foreign countries – regardless of the destination – cannot be ordered or authorized, university citizens are advised to delay their private travels abroad and citizens of foreign countries are not allowed to reside on campus. According to the Government Decree, healthcare workers shall only be allowed to leave the territory of Hungary with the permission of the Minister responsible for the relevant sector.

In order to prevent the further spread of the virus, preventive and protective measures have been introduced at the University of Szeged. Organizing and hosting an event with more than 100 attendees indoors and more than 500 attendees outdoors is prohibited. The individual written (electronic) permission of the Coronavirus Operative Committee is necessary for the organization of events with 50-100 attendees indoors and 150-500 attendees outdoors.

An educational break has been ordered for the 12th and 13th March and the Spring Break period of the University will be between the 14th of March 2020 (Saturday) and 22nd of March 2020 (Sunday). The University of Szeged will switch to distance education until withdrawal. All university students of Hungarian citizenship is required to move out of university dormitories and return home by the 13th of March.

Crucial information and important measures concerning the coronavirus disease are now available 24/7 via a student information line from the 10th of March at the University of Szeged. Students of the University of Szeged can request information regarding health related issues in both English and Hungarian via this phone number: +36 70 439 9279.

Further measures have been introduced at the University of Szeged regarding the spread of the coronavirus originating from China. In order to protect the general health of the university community of 30,000 members, the Rector and Chancellor of the SZTE issued a circular calling upon members to refrain from work and attending lectures if returning from an area affected and travelling to such areas shall be avoided.

The Summer School on Image Processing will be held between July 9 and July 18 2020, in Szeged, Hungary. SSIP is organized annually for graduate and PhD students interested in image processing. Students and teachers are invited to participate from all over the world.

138 international students started their studies in the spring semester of the 2019/2020 academic year. 131 students arrived to the SZTE under the Erasmus+ program and 7 students under the Makovecz program. The integration of the students who hold a scholarship is assisted by the SZTE International Mobility Office of the Directorate for International and Public Relations between the 3rd and the 5th of February, 2020.

For two days, representatives of the universities of the European Alliance for Global Health will be making discussions at the University of Szeged. At the English-language conference, partners will describe tasks of each working packages and outline their future plans.

The University of Szeged is a co-founder of European University Alliance for Global Health – EUGLOH, the alliance of five European universities.

The number of international students of the University of Szeged is continuously rising. More than 4,000 students from 115 countries around the world are carrying out their studies at the SZTE. Compared to previous years the increase in the number in the headcount is significant in domestic relations.

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.

According to the latest HVG higher education rankings, the University of Szeged is the best University out of the capital in Hungary. The SZTE was ranked at a high level in both institutional and educational rankings.

First in the country, foreign applicants at the University of Szeged have the opportunity to pay online by bank card through the DreamApply online platform.

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.

Join us on the 28th of November and meet the colleagues of the Office for International Admission and the Faculties of the University.

Enrolling international students of SZTE are welcomed by the leadership of the University on the 30th of August and on the 6th of September at József Attila Study and Information Centre. Among others, various cultural and recreation activities are welcoming them this week.

Szeged becomes the focal point of attosecond science between 1 and 5 July where around 400 researchers arriving from 29 countries joins together to discuss the latest results of attosecond science and technology.

On 26th of June, The European Commission announced the higher education institutions from all over Europe that are part of the first ‘European Universities’ alliances. Through these institutions, European higher education will be impoved in terms of quality, attractiveness and will increase the cooperation between institutions, students and academic staff.

The University of Szeged has once again become one of the world's leading universities. In the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) 2020 Ranking, it took the 501-510 place. This position is the best in Hungary.

On the U-Multirank ranking that is supported by the European Union, the University of Szeged was again marked with an excellent ranking. The international ranking ranked higher education institutions in 96 countries, including 15 Hungarian universities by more than 30 indicators. SZTE was ranked the best in the field of knowledge transfer.

The National Higher Education Scholarship is offered by the Hungarian Government for University students who are taking part in undergraduate, masters or undivided training program who have been, or were during earlier studies, enrolled for at least two semesters and earned a minimum of 55 credits, may apply for a National Higher Education Scholarship.

The National Higher Education Scholarship is offered by the Hungarian Government for University students who are taking part in undergraduate, masters or undivided training program who have been, or were during earlier studies, enrolled for at least two semesters and earned a minimum of 55 credits, may apply for a National Higher Education Scholarship.

The six research teams, that started their work in May with the support of the Hungarian Center of Excellence for Molecular Medicine (HCEMM), were presented at a press conference on May 28, at the University of Szeged. The first six research teams in the international project started their work in the field of cardiovascular, metabolic diseases, inflammatory and immune diseases and cancer.

The Demola Alliance is gaining momentum in Central Eastern Europe. The University of Szeged (USZ) is proud to be the second university in Hungary to join Demola, following the footsteps of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. Demola has been in Hungary since 2012 and intends to establish its first Central-Eastern European hub in Budapest.

The University of Szeged hosts Fulbright scholarship awardee American scholars, thus strengthening the international relations of the University of Szeged. The agreement was signed on the 10th of April by Prof. Dr. Márta Széll, Vice-Rector for Strategic Affairs of the University of Szeged and Dr. Károly Jókay, Executive Director of the Fulbright Commission.

The University of Szeged is ranked among the 200 best universities in the world in the latest Times Higher Education Impact Ranking, which examined the higher education, economic and social impact of the institutions. The ranking of the University of Szeged is 101-200. Whereas according to the education quality measure list, the University of Szeged is ranked the best Higher Education Institute in Hungary.

Start your MA/MSc or PhD studies at the University of Szeged in Hungary, become a member of a vivid community and learn from the best. Obtain a degree from a University with international rankings: according to QS World University Rankings, SZTE was the best Hungarian university in 2021; since Hungary is a member of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), it also has EU accreditation.

Biologist Dávid Mucsi, graduate of the University of Szeged, spent a month doing research in Hermanus, South Africa. He observed sharks, measured their hormone levels and studied them with video traps.

Times Higher Education (THE) has announced its world ranking for the AY of 2018/2019. In the list of British specialist journals – similarly to last year – the University of Szeged is ranked among the 601–800th place. With this result, SZTE is the second best in the competition among Hungarian universities.

The university of Szeged is awaiting those who are interested in Researchers’ Night with 300 programs in Szeged and Hódmezővásárhely. On September 28th, Friday from late afternoon to late at night, all ages starting from pre-school to adults can find interesting program suitable for their age. The event which promotes science and the career of the researchers will provide places and opportunities for its visitors which occasionally are inaccessible.

Owing to the results of her research making medicines producing their effect faster and more effective in the future, Dr. Edit Csapó was awarded the ’For Women In Science’ recognition of L’Oreal and UNESCO.

If disease is chaos, the mathematical methods of resolving irregular processes within the body support the healing process. Two mathematicians of the Bolyai Institute, University of Szeged (SZTE) are able to tame chaos.

The perovskite family of materials holds out a hope for “dirt cheap” electricity. Why? As a result of their cooperation with American partners, this question is answered by Csaba Janáky, assistant professor of the SZTE, and his student and doctoral candidate, Gergely Samu, in the 4 articles published in the technical journal of the American Chemical Society within 7 months’ time.

The University of Szeged is the 470th on the latest Quacquarelly Symonds (QS) ranking, making progress by moving 30 places forward. As a result, SZTE is the best Hungarian university and it is among the best 12% of the considered universities.

Foreign Language Centre (Idegennyelvi Kommunikációs Intézet – IKI) provides assistance regarding language proficiency for the students of the University of Szeged. You can choose from language courses that are free of charge and you can also apply for a language exam.

The University of Szeged has improved its ’green’ indicators; according to the world ranking of GreenMetric, SZTE took the 88th place in 2017 – compared to the 107th place last year, moreover, a hundred times more institutions filled in the ’green’ form in this year’s survey. SZTE is on the 42nd place on the European Green-list and it is the greenest university among the Hungarian higher educational institutions.

According to the Hungarian higher education ranking list published by HVG (one of the leading Hungarian newspapers), SZTE is once again one of the best universities in Hungary.

At the 3rd Cardiovascular Outcome Trial Summit Amin Al-awar, PhD student at Doctoral School of Biology, was awarded Best Research Abstract.

According to the survey of the Ministry of Education of Hungary, the number of enroled international university students grew by almost 8,000 in Hungary during the last 5 years.

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has published a new ranking of universities, this time rating those of the emerging European and Central Asian countries. Eight Hungarian universities made the list of 2018, SZTE is ranked as the best among them.

We are happy to announce that Szeged is among the best European cultural and creative cities, listed on the Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor of the European Commission. The online platform is a new tool to monitor and assess the performance of 'Cultural and Creative Cities' in Europe vis-à-vis their peers.

SZTE won in the first round of’s online beauty contest – they were searching for the most beautiful Hungarian University campus.

The University of Szeged is one of Hungary’s leading and internationally ranked higher educational institutions. It was ranked as the highest among the Hungarian higher education institutions on the QS World University list. SZTE is the “greenest” Hungarian university and to sum it up, it is the best university in the country.

University of Szeged is still the “greenest” Hungarian university according to UI Green Metric World Ranking. SZTE ranks 14th “greenest” in the world among the institutions located in city centres and is ranked 45th among Europe’s assessed universities.

To promote the international spirit of our University, we shoot a couple of new image videos about the educational and research potential of our institution.

What to know about The Faculty of Science and Informatics of the University of Szeged


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