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computer_science

Computer Science (MSc)

About the programme

The aim of the programme is to train computer scientists who can develop, create, apply, implement and operate IT systems at an advanced level either individually or as a team member. Furthermore, our programme provides the cooperative and modelling skills required to solve and research IT related problems, and ensures the solid theoretical background necessary to pursue PhD studies.


The basic theoretical fields are Foundations of Computing, Graph theory, and Analysis. These fields are foundational for further, more practice-oriented studies, including Software technology (Advanced programming, Program systems development, Software development, Web technologies, Parallel programming), Image processing, and Artificial Intelligence (Machine learning, Data mining). Research areas cover Foundations of Computing, Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, Image processing, Optimisation and Software engineering. Our graduates pursue careers in Information Technology.


Level of the programme: Master of Science

Duration of the programme: 4 semesters

Registered in: EU

Credits: 120


Who should apply?

We welcome applicants who are interested in broad topics of computer science and applied mathematics, and it is an advantage if the applicant has bachelor studies in computer science or a closely related field.


Application requirements: fully completed and signed application form, BSc degree*from an accredited university or higher education institution in Computer Sciences or in related field, a demonstrated proficiency in English (TELC/ECL B2, TOEFL IBT – 72, PBT – 550, Cambridge FC B, IELTS – 5.5), copy of passport, 2 recommendation letters from recognised academic persons, recent medical certificate of satisfactory general health status, a CV, a letter of intent, an individual interview (online) and the payment of the non-refundable application fee.


Exemption from English language exam certificate: During the application to the programmes of the Faculty of Science and Informatics those applicants are not required to provide the English language exam certificates who are natives of one of the following countries and can officially demonstrate that their academic studies have been conducted in English. For the list of countries click here.


Online application

Start of the programme: September of each year

Tuition fee: 3500 USD per semester

Other fees: 150 USD application fee and 150 USD entrance exam fee


For more information please visit our website or contact Dr. Tamas Vinko via e-mail or call +36 62 546 193 regarding the application process or details of the programme.


*Academic Records: an official English version OR translation of your full Bachelor's transcript including an explanation of the grading system, and an official English version OR translation of your Bachelor's degree.

SZTE Experience


PhuongPhuong Thu Tran - Faculty of Economics - Business Administration and Management

I live in Budapest, and I commute by train to Szeged every day. It’s not a huge distance for me, I got used to travelling back home. I study, watch the scenery or the people. Once I lost my wallet, and everyone around me tried to help. One of them offered to give me some money, another one offered to take me where I had to go. I love Szeged, Hungarians and nice, and I like the cuisine, though the spicy food is not spicy enough for my taste. I’m very happy to study here. At the Faculty of Economics, the program is practice-oriented, we get a lot of useful information and a lot of opportunities are offered by our professors.


julieJulie Deschanels- Faculty of Law and Political Sciences- Business Law

I chose the University of Szeged, because it has a very good international reputation. When I previously checked the website of the University I liked the fact that Szeged is not too big and too small. I received a lot of help from the ESN mentors. I like Hungary and Szeged a lot and I’m enjoying my classes. When I have free time I go jogging, or play foosball with my friends. In Szeged I really love Süti, nem süti, the river and TIK, because it is just perfect place to study: specious place with full of students and books.

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