For the first time, a Hungarian university is included in the top 250 of the Times Higher Education (THE) world rankings. Semmelweis has improved 41 places on last year’s result and is now ranked in the top 250 in the world rankings released two days ago.
From the food- and manufacturing industry to tackling climate crisis and energy resources, chemistry is essential in almost every part of our daily lives. Still, it is often considered a closed world only available to scientists. Dr. Gábor Lente, the head of the Institute of Chemistry at the University of Pécs, and the speaker of the Alumni Hungary Webinar series in September believes that chemistry should be brought closer to the non-professional audience too. We interviewed him about his experience as a chemist and about his current research.
The Space Research Group at the ELTE Department of Geophysics and Space Sciences leads the FARBES project launched with the support of Horizon Europe. The project aims to assist the undisturbed operation of satellites and spacecraft by providing forecasts based on data recorded on land. One North American and five European institutions take part in the work.
Each year several university rankings help to navigate among higher education institutions based on various criteria. It is a great honor to be part of these lists, and more and more Hungarian universities achieve to be included among the first best 1,000 institutions. Let’s see a quick overview of the most prominent rankings and the best results of Hungarian unis.
The University of Public Service is a leading higher education institution in Hungary, its teaching and research portfolio are highly ranked in the region of Central and Eastern Europe. Within the Ludovika Scholars Program it invites applications for guest speakers and aims to provide citizens the opportunity to exchange ideas with foreign academics, researchers and experts.