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2018. December 13.

The academic director of the Department of Dermatology and Allergology of the SZTE, Dr. Lajos Kemény was awarded with the ’ILDS Certificate of Appreciation for International Leadership’ of the International League of Dermatological Societies on the 30th of November.

2018. December 10.

Yosef Amrani, Ambassador of the State of Israel to Hungary met the leadership of the University of Szeged to participate negotiations on the possibilities of a future cooperation in terms of collaboration and joint research programmes.

2018. December 04.

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.

2018. November 13.

The latest ranking of the best 300 emerging European and central Asian higher educational institutions was published by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). The University of Szeged was ranked the 26th, thus being in the best 8 percent of the ranked universities.

2018. October 30.

Are you wondering about the available international programmes of SZTE or the available scholarship opportunities? Visit our stand at SZTE OPEN DAY and ask all your questions you have. Come with a dream, leave with a plan!

2018. October 16.

Cycle tours were attended by students, educators and employees of the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Szeged. 50 participants cycled 45 kilometers on 6th October.

2018. October 16.

The Coalition, which the University of Szeged is also a member of, was created to bring Hungary to the forefront of Europe, becoming an important member of the International Artificial Intelligence Community. Minister for Innovation and Technology László Palkovics emphasized that the foundation was based on Hungary's response to the challenges created by artificial intelligence, creating a platform for the cooperation of organizations working in this field.

2018. October 16.

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed launching a dual degree programme between the Faculty of Economics at the University of Szeged and the Faculty of Management of the University of Warsaw.

2018. October 09.

The 2018 Finals of the National agriculturists' Competition of Agrarian Higher Education Institutions was awarded to the students of the Agricultural Faculty of the University of Szeged.

2018. September 28.

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.

2018. September 27.

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.

2018. September 26.

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.

2018. September 26.

Let’s save 300 lives together! With this phrase the University of Szeged together with the National Blood Transfusion Service are jointly organizing a second event dedicated to blood donating for a whole day. Citizens of the University of Szeged can join blood donor’s camp voluntarily at József Attila Study and Information Center on October 3rd Wednesday, between 10 a.m. and 17 p.m.

2018. September 24.

In the spirit of jubilees, paprika wreath was placed by the statue of the 125 years ago born Szent-Györgyi Albert’s statue at the front of the Rector’s Office of the University.

2018. September 24.

High school and university students take part in Szeged Model United Nations (SzeMUN) representing the interest of a member state as a diplomat – just like in real life. Applications are now open until the end of September for SzeMUN to be held between 16-20th October.

2018. September 04.

Between September 05, 2018 and November 15, 2018 the Immigration Office is going to have office hours at the Central University Library – TIK (Szeged, Ady tér 10.).

2018. August 27.

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2018. August 27.

Enrolling international students of SZTE are welcomed with various programmes and events describing the university facilities between 27th August and 7th September at József Attila Study and Information Centre. Among others, various cultural and recreation activities are welcoming them this week.

2018. August 03.

Dorottya Angyal, zoologist researches invertebrates living in underwater caves in Yucatán State, Mexico. The alumna of the University of Szeged (SZTE) and her research group have recently found a new amphipod species.

2018. August 01.

In the need for specific measures to enhance energy efficiency, the University of Szeged will be closed from the 4th to the 21st of August. However, healthcare-related departments of the institution will be operating.

2018. August 01.

Anita Márton has won the first Hungarian gold medal in the world indoor championships of athletics. The leading sportswoman, who graduated as a special education teacher at the University of Szeged (SZTE), won the female shot put with the best international result this year and with a national record at the World Indoor Championships in Birmingham. We have asked the world champion about her university years and the key to success.

2018. July 30.

The core activity of a higher education institution is education, scientific research and artistic work. The SZTE Cultural Office was set up to run university art groups and to encourage creative activities of the university citizens.

2018. July 26.

In response to the challenges of our modern era, the university library supports scientific work with an expanded toolkit, such as online content services, archiving of e-learning materials, open access publishing and repository services, while it retains its core function: information gathering and service.

2018. July 24.

The year 2017 was all about applications for grants, and in the next 3-4 years implementation will require special attention, dedication and capacity from the staff of the University of Szeged (SZTE). In addition to the launch of these grants, SZTE has won government funding. All of these fit the development plan of the university. We asked the Chancellor of SZTE, Dr. Judit Fendler to give us a summary.

2018. July 20.

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.

2018. July 18.

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.

2018. July 16.

During their working hours they teach university students, seek out remedies for incurable diseases, think up innovative inventions or explore the secrets of the universe. What do they change into after taking off the white coat at the end of their shift? How do the professors and researchers of the University of Szeged spend their free time? In our “Scientific hobbies” section we have asked Zsolt Datki, a neurobiologist at the Psychiatric Clinic of the Medical Faculty of the University of Szeged.

2018. July 12.

Internationalization is one of the key elements of Higher Education Strategy these days. This extensive program focuses on strengthening the network of relations of the University of Szeged (SZTE) and on increasing its international visibility. What has happened over the past 4 years? Has the SZTE opened the door to the world? – We interviewed the four Vice-Rectors of the SZTE.

2018. July 05.

Around 6,000 pages of documentation, a 4-hour-long negotiation – the new leadership of the University of Szeged has been introduced. Prof. Dr. László Rovó was appointed the Rector of SZTE for the upcoming four years from 1st July 2018 and introduced the newly-elected Vice-Rectors on a press conference.

2018. July 01.

“There is no revolution.” “The changing of the guards is seamless.” This is the message conveyed by the fact that the resigning and prospective rectors of the University of Szeged have both participated at cabinet and senate meetings since the beginning of 2018, and that they appear together, as they did, for example, at the spring job fair and similar events, and that they jointly speak to the Chinese delegation. So it is only natural that the two professors, Gábor Szabó, who is performing the last weeks of his rector's assignment, and László Rovó, who is preparing for taking over the SZTE’s governorship, were asked for a joint interview by the University of Szeged Magazine, to account for the past and to look into the future before the turn on the 1st of July 2018.

2018. June 18.

The „Gateway” Chinese-Hungarian Student Exchange Program finished another successful semester. Sixteen Chinese students received their certificates, as the result of their hard work during the semester, at the closing ceremony.

2018. June 11.

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.

2018. June 07.

A three-day long international communication conference titled Communicative Space – Political Space, was held in Szeged between the 30th of May and the 1st of June. The Szent-Györgyi Albert Agóra welcomed approximately 200 guests from all over the world.

2018. May 28.

The Rector of the University of Szeged became a honorary citizen of the city of Szeged. This particular sign of recognition was awarded by László Botka mayor of Szeged during the ceremonial general assembly on May 18. Mr. Mihály Szajbély was awarded a Medallion for Szeged and Mr. András Lednitzky was appraised for his contribution to international relations of Szeged.

2018. May 28.

The ELISS 2018 is the third edition of the ELI Summer School series and its main goal is to provide young fellows with a comprehensive overview on the field of the generation and application of intense lasers pulses. The Summer School will be held on 27-31th August 2018, deadline for application is 27th July 2018.

2018. May 10.

Upon the initiative of the Faculty of Agriculture, the University of Szeged and the Agriculture and Veterinary Institute of Morocco signed a Memorandum of Understanding supported by The Francophone University Centre. By virtue of this agreement, the exchange of students and teachers, as well as the launch of joint research programs and involvement in the euro-mediterranean area became possible.

2018. April 27.

Wine of the Wise were introduced at a wine tasting press conference. 40 types of wine of 15 winery contested and 8 out of them were awarded with the ’Vinum Academiae at Universitatis’ title at the wine selection for 2018 jointly organized by the University of Szeged and the Board Members of MTA of Szeged.

2018. April 25.

Photography contest is announced by the Faculty of Science and Informatics, University of Szeged for the students of the Faculty.

2018. April 25.

His Excellency Rahul Chhabra, Ambassador of India to Hungary visited the University of Szeged for the second time. The diplomat got to meet Indian students and he delivered a lecture on the relationship between India and Hungary. Within the framework of SZTE University Spring Festival, the visit was closed by an Indian dance and music performance.

2018. April 19.

This year, the 7th annual International Cultural Evening (ICE 2018) took place on 14th of April, 2018 at the Ujszegedi Sportcsarnok.

2018. April 17.

László Árpád Gergely, professor at the Institute of Physics at the Faculty of Science and Informatics of SZTE, had the honor to meet Stephen Hawking in person twice. Besides he described the legendary physician’s pioneering work in an astronomical journal. The Szegedien professor uses the black hole thermodynamics elaborated by the recently passed-away physicist on a regular basis.

2018. April 12.

An information day about Fulbright Hungary and Fulbright grants was held at the University of Szeged on April 6th.

2018. April 03.

It is of the utmost importance for the University of Szeged that the citizens of the university make a difference in the community, the city where they live, study and work. Therefore, on April 10, 2018, on the 100th day of the year, they attempt to call attention to the importance of regular blood donation with more than one hundred successful blood donations.

2018. March 29.

You can meet more than 70 regional and global companies, civil organizations and employment agencies in the TIK on 5th of April 2018.

2018. March 14.

A program office focusing on American culture and values is about to open on 21st March in the building of Szent-Györgyi Albert Agora. American Corner of Szeged is going to offer cultural programs, seminars, science-promoting lectures, scholarship opportunities and an American library.

2018. March 02.

On 28 February 2018, our University and the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences hosted the new Turkish Ambassador in Budapest, HEM Ahmet Akif Oktay, who began his post this year.

2018. March 02.

Friday, February 23 2018, was a joyful day for the members of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration. In fact, many students whose academic performance in the previous semester was outstanding were awarded the Scholarship offered by the Faculty.

2018. March 01.

Based on applications arrived to Tempus Public Foundation nearly 2,000 foreign students have marked the University of Szeged as their first choice when indicating their priority when applying to Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship. Computer Science MSc is among the most popular study programmes.

2018. February 14.

The Prekajac-sisters became mentors of the Erasmus Student Network after a year spent in Spain with Erasmus scholarship. Petra and Ella help Spanish-speaking students at the University of Szeged.

2018. February 14.

A single week does not pass without hosting foreign delegations at the University of Szeged. Ambassadors, consuls and attachés are arriving at the invitation of Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Katalin Nagy – promoting SZTE in their home countries after their visit. Among others, these events also contribute to the growing number of foreign students studying at the University of Szeged.

2018. January 25.

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.

2018. January 05.

According to rankings published by Figyelő and HVG in Hungary , the University of Szeged is the best university out of the capital; the institution is surpassed only by Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest) in the whole country. SZTE is one of the best universities, not only in institutional lists, but also in subject rankings.

SZTE Experience


HardeepHardeep Kaur - Faculty of Sciences and Informatics - Biology PhD

Many of my Indian friends had already been studying here, and SZTE was very popular among them because of its quality education, research and the international community. Without any doubt I submitted my application for Biology PhD. Now, this city serves second home to me: beautiful, clean and modern at the same time carrying its ethnicity. Once I leave the city, I will miss everything about Szeged especially my friends and workplace.


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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