Universities

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

The University of Pécs, the oldest university in Hungary, was founded in 1367. It is one of the largest Institutions of Higher Education in the country and offers a wide spectrum of study programs to approximately 20,000 students. Representing classical values while successfully adapting to the present and using diverse methods of teaching, well-known and recognized professors, well-equipped classrooms and dormitories enable students to get the best out of their education abroad and provide them highly competitive degrees.

With a tradition of more than 30 years of offering degree programs in English, the University has become one of the most internationalized institutions in Hungary. We now proudly host over 4,500 foreign students representing more than 110 countries all over of the world. UP offers around 70 programs, from preparatory courses to PhD and post graduate trainings programs for international students taught in English and German.

The University of Pécs is located in the uniquely beautiful, vibrant and historically enriched city of Pécs – a proper, multi-campus university town – no wonder that it was declared as the European Capital of Culture in 2010 by UNESCO. The large international student population has become an essential part not only in the university but in city’s everyday life as well. In 2017 the city of Pécs has received the UNESCO Global Learning City award.

6 REASONS TO CHOOSE THE UNIVERSITY OF PÉCS

1.    Exceptionally wide experience and tradition in higher education 
UP has been shaping the young academic society for over six-and-a-half centuries, not just in Hungary, but internationally as well. 
2.    Valuable EU degree
Fresh graduates can start their dream careers in the domain of public or private employment sphere regarding their professional field of studies not just in Hungary, but abroad as well, since the diploma is recognized in the EU and beyond.
3.    Lively international student community
UP hosts nearly more than 4500 foreign students coming from more than 110 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 supportUniversity of Pécs has developed services to make newcomers’ transitions and integration as smooth as possible: numerous student services, mentor programs, legal aid clinic, counselling, etc.

RANKINGS, AWARDS

  • Ranked among TOP 3 Hungarian universities
  • UP belongs to the leading 2,8% of international higher education institutions worldwide (Center for World University Rankings, 2016)
  • Awarded with 6 Student Satisfaction Medals by the 2019 Student Satisfaction Awards powered by Studyportals
  • Ranked as the 2nd greenest university Hungary, among 719 most environmental friendly higher education institutions worldwide by Green Metric Ranking
  • University of Pécs is 987th place of nearly 28 000 higher education institutions in terms of academic performance (URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance)
  • UP has achieved the 127th place in Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economics University Rankings

AVAILABLE DEGREE PROGRAMMES IN ENGLISH

Bachelor Programmes Master Programmes OTM Programmes Doctoral Programmes
Business Administration BSc Applied Management MSc Architecture MSc Business Administration PhD
Tourism and Catering BSc Enterprise Development and Entrepreneurship MSc General Medicine in English/German Regional Development PhD
Nursing  BSc  Biotechnology MSc Dentistry in English/German Doctoral Programs in Medical Sciences 
Physiotherapy BSc  Biology MSc Pharmacy in English/German Doctoral Program in Health Sciences
Midwifery BSc Chemistry MSc Painting (BA+MA) Doctoral Program in Biology and Sport Biology
Dietetics BSc Applied Mathematics MSc Sculpture (BA+MA) Doctoral Program in Chemistry
Biology BSc  Physics MSc Graphic Artist Specializing in Graphic Design (BA+MA) Doctoral Program in Earth Sciences
Chemistry BSc Recreation MSc Doctoral Program in Physics
Computer Science BSc Geography  MSc Doctoral Program in Law
Geography BSc Human Resources Counselling MA Architecture DLA/
Architectural Engineering PhD
Mathematics BSc Psychology MA
Physics BSc International Relations MA
Earth Sciences BSc English Studies MA
Physical Training BSc

German Language, Literature and Culture MA (Deutsche Sprache, Literatur und Kultur)

International Relations BA German as a Minority Language and Literature MA (Deutsch als Minderheitensprache und -kultur)
Psychology BA Computer Science Engineering MSc
Social Work BA Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering) MSc
English and American Studies BA Interior and Spatial Design MSc
Hungarian literature and linguistics BA Architecture MSc
Pedagogy (Intercultural Education Assistant Specialization) BA Music Performance MA Piano
Computer Science Engineering BSc Music Performance MA Violin
Civil engineering BSc Music Performance MA Flute
Electrical Engineering BSC Music Performance MA Guitar
Pre-school Teaching BA Choral Conducting MA
Classical Singing MA
Ceramic Design MA
APRN Nursing MSc

University of Pécs offers a postgraduate trainings, preparatory courses for Hungarian and English language, as well as numerous Summer Schools.

For more information or application, please visit our website or contact us:
Website: http://international.pte.hu/
Online application website: https://apply.pte.hu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/study.in.pecs.hungary/
E-mail: international@pte.hu.

DORMITORIES

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 accessible from the dormitories. The rooms are nicely furnished and contain bathrooms, a kitchen and bedclothes are supplied as well.
Facilities include: WIFI, study room, lounge, gym, bike storage, parking slots, cafeteria, student club.

Languages
  • English
  • German
  • 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
Level
  • Ba/BSc
  • Ma/MSc/MBA
  • PHD/DLA
  • one-tier Master course
  • preparatory program
  • summer school