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University of Debrecen
Debrecen, Egyetem tér 1.

About Hungary and Debrecen

The University of Debrecen is one of the most prestigious universities in Hungary. Our country is situated in Central Europe and it is a full member of both the European Union and the Schengen Agreement. Debrecen has some 205,000 inhabitants and although it is not huge in international terms, it is still the second largest city of Hungary; only the capital (Budapest) is bigger. Debrecen is a tranquil and safe city with a picturesque university main campus located in the “Big Forest” region. All major buildings and most students’ accommodation facilities are within the walls of the main campus, thus there is practically no need to travel between the various departments and the accommodation area.

Facts about the University of Debrecen

The History of the University of Debrecen dates back to 1538, when the Reformed College of Debrecen was established. The first faculties of the then called Hungarian Royal University of Sciences established in 1912 grew out of the College making the University of Debrecen the higher education institute with the longest continuous history in Hungary. Medical studies started in 1918, this was Central Europe’s first campus medical school.
Today the 14 faculties situated on 7 campuses have more than 27,000 students. The international programs were launched in 1987 and all of them are delivered in English. At present, the number of international students is more than 4,000 and they represent countries from all major regions of the world, including Europe, the Middle and Far East, Africa, and North America.
UD offers almost 60 programs in English language on preparatory, Bachelor, Master and PhD level, plus we have 3 undivided, one-tier program as well.
Having been classified as a ’University of National Excellence’ and offering a wide range of academic programs, the University is an outstanding cultural and intellectual center officially considered as one of the best universities in Hungary.


The University of Debrecen conducts its programs according to the European Qualifications Framework of the Bologna Process, all of the programs have been accredited by the Hungarian Accreditation Committee (HAC).
Education at Debrecen Medical School is accredited by the World Health Organization, US Department of Education, The State Education Department (NY, USA), Medical Board of California, the General Medicine Council, Medical Councils of Israel, Ireland, Iran and Norway.

  • English
  • Hungarian
Study area
  • Agricultural Science
  • Arts and Art Education
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Economic Science
  • Legal Science
  • Medical and Health Science
  • Natural Science
  • Engineering Science
  • Ba/BSc
  • Ma/MSc/MBA
  • one-tier Master course
  • preparatory program