University of Szeged is the best university out of the capital according to the ranking issued by a weekly journal called HVG Magazine on higher education institutions. The SZTE was ranked among the best universities both in terms of institutional values and fields of education.
The University of Szeged performed exceptionally well on the higher educational institutions’ ranking issued by HVG Magazine. Similarly to last year, the SZTE was ranked the second best Hungarian university on the institutional list, only Eötvös Loránd University outran the SZTE, as a result the University of Szeged was ranked the best among rural universities. SZTE is the second best on the basis of teacher excellence and the fifth best when it comes to student excellence.
During the assortment of the ranking, many factors were taken into consideration, such as the number of applicants for full time bachelor and undivided programmes or the proportion of applicants who obtain language certificate(s). Teacher excellence was measured by the number and proportion of tutors holding a PhD degree of a title issued by the Hungarian Academy of Science.
Along with the institutional ranking, a list evaluating faculties has also been published. The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences was ranked the 4th, the Faculty of Science and Informatics was the 10th best while the Faculty of Medicine was mentioned as the 16th best faculty in Hungary. Based on teacher excellency, the Faculty of Science and Informatics was the 3rd and the Faculty of Humanities was the 5th best.