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University of Pécs
Pécs, 7622, Vasvári Pál u. 4.

The University of Pécs, the oldest university in Hungary, was founded in 1367. Today it is one of the largest Institutions of Higher Education in the country and offers a wide spectrum of courses to some 20,000 students in approximately 500 different study programmes. The highly qualified academic staff are a guarantee that students are provided with the most up-to-date knowledge to the highest, internationally recognised standards and so earn a degree which is highly competitive in today’s labour market.  

The University has conducted degree programmes in English for more than 30 years and so has become one of the most internationalized universities in Hungary. We are proud to host more than 4,000 international students – students who come from more than 100 countries world-wide. The university offers more than 50 degree programmes and preparatory courses for international students taught in English and German.

The University of Pécs is located in the uniquely beautiful, vibrant and lively city of Pécs – a proper, multi-campus university town – which was designated to be the European Capital of Culture in 2010. The large international student population has become essential part not only the university but of the city’s everyday life as well. In 2017 the city of Pécs has received the UNESCO Global Learning City award.


1.    Exceptionally wide experience and tradition in higher education 
The University of Pécs celebrate its 650th anniversary of foundation in 2017.
2.    Valuable EU degree
The entire institution, as well as many of our faculties and study programs took leading positions in highly recognized international rankings.
3.    Lively international student community
UP hosts nearly 4000 foreign students coming from more than 100 countries.
4.    Prime location and optimal climatic conditions
Hungary is well connected for travel within Europe, discovering more European countries is easy. Pécs is very friendly, safe and liveable city and it is famous for its cultural sights and Mediterranean climate – hot summers and mild winters. 
5.    Low living expenses 
Pécs is an affordable student city, where the cost of living is considerably lower than in the capital city of Hungary and other Central and Western European countries.
6.    Practical support
With the help of the personal tutors (buddy) students can easily integrate into the university environment. Buddys help with practical matters such as opening a bank account, applying for residence permit and finding accommodation.


Besides being the oldest university in the country, the University of Pécs has earned a prominent position in terms of international excellence as well. The entire institution, as well as many of our faculties and study programmes took leading positions in highly recognized international rankings:

  • UP is ranked among the top 5 Hungarian universities
  • UP belongs to the leading 3.6% of international higher education institutions worldwide (CWUR)

(More information: http://pte.hu/english/rankings) 


Bachelor Programmes Master Programmes OTM Programmes Doctoral Programmes
Business Administration BSc Applied Management MSc Architecture MSc Business Administration PhD
Midwifery BSc Human Resources Counselling MA General Medicine M.D. Health Sciences PhD
Nursing  BSc  Nursing MSc Dentistry D.M.D. Biology PhD
 Physiotherapy BSc  International Relations MA Pharmacy Pharm. D. Chemistry PhD
Dietetics BSc English Studies MA Earth Sciences PhD
Chemistry BSc Ceramic Design MA Physics PhD
Computer Science BSc Classical Music Education (Piano, Violin, Flute, Guitar) MA English Applied Linguistics and TEFL/TESOL - PhD
Physics BSc Choral Conducting MA Renewal of the Hungarian Legal System in the Spirit of the Rule of Law and European Integration 
Physical Education - Training BSc Computer Science Engineering  MSc Architecture DLA
Mathematics BSc Civil Engineering (Structural Engineer) MSc Architectural Engineering PhD
Geography BSc Medical Biotechnology MSc Basic Medical Sciences PhD
Earth Sciences BSc Clinical Medical Sciences PhD
Biology BSc Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences PhD
Psychology BA Clinical Neurosciences PhD
International Relations BA Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences PhD
English and American Studies BA
Computer Science Engineering BSc
Civil Engineer BSc

We also offer numerous preparatory courses and summer schools in English for our international students.

For more information or application, please visit our website or contact us:
Website: http://international.pte.hu/
E-mail: international@pte.hu.

The University of Pécs has ten renovated dormitories located in quiet, residential areas of the city. The Faculties of the University as well as the city centre are easily accessable from the dormitories. The rooms are nicely furnished and contain bathrooms, bedclothes are supplied as well.
Facilities include: WIFI, study room, lounge, gym, bike storage, parking slots, cafeteria, student club.

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