Katalin Novák, Hungary’s state secretary for family, youth and international affairs at the human resources ministry met South Africa’s education minister and signed an agreement under which the country will be included in the Stipendium Hungaricum programme.
According to the recently published ranking results of a weekly journal, Heti Válasz, the Faculty of Medicine of Semmelweis University is ranked as first in the medical and health care area lists of training programmes. Besides this result, the Faculty of Dentistry as well as the Faculty of Health Sciences are ranked at a top position in the institutional ranking. The ranking list prepared by the weekly journal is compiled on the basis of the number of admitted students, teacher excellence and job market indexes.
The score average of the admitted students was the highest at the Faculty of Medicine of Semmelweis University in the areas of medical and health sciences training. Most of those students were admitted here who had gained a top rank at high school competitions. It also turned out that every student graduated from Semmelweis University are highly competitive in the job market.
The Faculty of Dentistry and the Faculty of Health Sciences of Semmelweis University are also ranked as first among the institutions offering similar training programmes: the former is ranked as 5th among all the faculties of medicine and health sciences in Hungary and the latter is ranked as 12th. The Faculty of Pharmacy is ranked as 11th and the Faculty of Health and Public Services as 17th.
The weekly journal, Heti Válasz prepared three rankings according to training programmes within the areas of medicine and health sciences. Out of these rankings two are led by Semmelweis University: the medical doctor and dentistry training programmes. In the area of nursing and patient care programmes (physiotherapy) the institution was ranked as second.
HVG, another weekly journal has recently published its higher education ranking where it is still Semmelweis University that is ranked as first in the medical and health care area lists of training programmes. As far as the faculty list is concerned, the Faculty of Medicine of Semmelweis University is ranked as first together with the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Sciences of Eötvös Loránd University. As it is published in the brochure entitled Diploma 2017, within the list of institutions prepared on the basis of teacher and student excellence it is Eötvös Loránd University that has won the first place.
Photo: Attila Kovács – Semmelweis University
Translated by: Katalin Romhányi