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.
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.