2018. July 21., Saturday

Highlights

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. 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. 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.

SZTE Experience


simsonSimson Ndadaleka Shaakumeni - Faculty of Arts - PhD Studies

I heard about Stipendium Hungaricum from a fellow countryman. I would love to teach at a university one day, but a Doctorate degree is often required in order to do so. That is why I came to Szeged, where I am currently working on my doctoral thesis in educational science – my special field of interest is scientific literacy of students. Life is completely different in Namibia; it is mostly a rural country and agriculture is still hardly mechanised and many homesteads in villages in the countryside are built of wood. The weather is totally different from the one in Szeged, the cold and icy weather caught me by surprise after returning from Christmas holiday, I didn’t have proper shoes so my feet were constantly freezing.


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.

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