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.
The University of Szeged has improved its ’green’ indicators; according to the world ranking of GreenMetric, SZTE took the 88th place in 2017 – compared to the 107th place last year, moreover, a hundred times more institutions filled in the ’green’ form in this year’s survey. SZTE is on the 42nd place on the European Green-list and it is the greenest university among the Hungarian higher educational institutions.
As for the Erasmus+ the teaching staff of the University of Szeged (USz) is the most motivated and mobile to deliver courses and lectures at E+ partner institutions. Among the Hungarian HEIs the USz is the leading one while it is the third according to the statistics of the EU E+ ranking.
Ten young scientists were awarded the Junior Prima prize, three of whom are former students of the University of Szeged. Two of them currently work at the university as researchers.
Six faculties of the University of Szeged have a February 2018 intake for full time degree programmes in English and in Hungarian.