In the framework of a previously signed agreement between sister universities, four administrative colleagues from Tokyo Medical University (TMU) participated in the staff exchange program being held at Semmelweis University between December 4 – December 8, 2017. The one-week long program, of which the main focus was mainly an exchange of professional experience as well as getting familiar with the operation of our university, was organized by the Directorate of International Relations. Dr. Mária Mernyei, a physician living in Japan, has provided a lot of support in the preparations and the realization of this visit.
Basak Dilara Özdemir-Lakatos is a brilliant pianist and composer. She says, she owes her professors and the Liszt Academy a lot. Although she received many scholarships through the years, Hungary remained the centre of her life. She has a Hungarian husband and started a family in Hungary.
Two medical students of Semmelweis University have recently participated in a student exchange program at Tokyo Medical University (TMU), they spent four weeks at the Japanese higher-education institution. They were the very first Semmelweis students who had the opportunity to take part in this program.
The Senate of Semmelweis University has audited the introductory programmes of both rector candidates, Dr. László Hunyady and Dr. Béla Merkely at the Senate meeting held on December 14, 2017. The Senate elected Dr. Béla Merkely, Vice-Rector for Clinical Affairs, President of the Clinical Centre and Director of the Heart and Vascular Centre as the forthcoming rector via secret ballot.
The doctor of the Year in 2016, still remembers when he arrived to Hungary several years ago. He fell in love with Budapest at the first sight. His studies in Hungary changed his life completely. Tempus Public Foundation’s International Alumni Team had the opportunity to spend an afternoon with him at Gyula, where he lives and works. He talked about the beginnings, his job, community work even about his future plans.
Tempus Public Foundation relaunched its call for applications for foreign applicants to conduct short or long-term research in Hungarian higher education institutions or any research institutes in the academic year 2017-2018 within the framework of the Bilateral State Scholarships programme.