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Semmelweis University
Budapest, Üllői út 26.

Multicultural knowledge centre in the heart of Budapest

With its activities based on the triadic unity of education, research and healthcare, Semmelweis University is Hungary’s oldest medical institution and remains unique in the country as a health sciences university. The University’s students have the possibility to study in a modern and inspirational environment using 21st century equipment and taught by the most distinguished professors in three languages: Hungarian, English and German.

Over 250 years of tradition

Semmelweis University’s history started in 1769 when Queen Maria Theresafounded the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Nagyszombat. Today 70% of Hungary’s dentists, 50% of its pharmacists, 42% of its doctors and 27% of its healthcare professionals are Semmelweis graduates. On the 200th anniversary of its foundation, the University took the name of Ignaz Semmelweis, the world famous doctor.

At the top of university rankings

Semmelweis University occupies prestigious place in domestic and international rankings as well. It is among the top 50 universities in the European University Teaching rankings (THE ranking, 2019). Numerous programmes at the various faculties earned top places in the rankings in specific fields. Almost a third of the  11,000 students are international who come from 72 countries of 5 continents.


Faculty of Dentistry

The degree obtained at the end of the five-year programme enables the students to practice dentistry and treat patients immediately. Foreign language instruction is available in English and German. The degree is identical to that granted at the Hungarian programme: Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) Length of programme: 5 years

Faculty of Health and Public Services

Foreign language instruction is available at the Health Services Management Training MSc programme in Slovakian in Bratislava, Slovakia. The programme offers tailor-made short courses and study tours in various fields of health management, health policy and management of change and innovation in English. The Institute of Digital Health Sciences provides digital health courses for the Faculties of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy in English and German.

Faculty of Health Sciences

Foreign language instruction is available in English at different levels.

BSc programmes in English: Nursing, Midwifery, Dietetics, Optometry, Health Visitor, Health Tourism Management, Physiotherapy (4 years)
MSc programmes in English and Italian: Nursing and Physiotherapy (2 years)

Faculty of Medicine

Foreign language education is available in English and German. The degree is identical to that granted at the Hungarian programme: Medical Doctor (MD). Length of programme: 6 years

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Foreing language instruction is available in English and German. Since 2009, the Dr. Pharm. qualification, an inherent doctoral degree of occupationhas been granted to pharmacists graduating in Hungary. Length of programme: 5 years

András Pető Faculty

Foreign language programmes are offered in the form of short courses comprised of theoretical lectures and practical demonstrations, as well as site visits. At present, the undergraduate (BSc) conductor training programme is available in Hungarian. 

Doctoral School

Being one of the most influential institutions of Ph.D. studies in Hungary, it offers postgraduate studies in 11 doctoral divisions:

  • Cardiovascular Medicine and Research Division
  • Theoretical and Translational Medicine Division
  • Dental Research Division
  • Surgical Medicine Division
  • Rácz Károly Conservative Medicine Division
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences and Health Technologies Division
  • Mental Health Sciences Division
  • Health Sciences Division
  • Szentágothai János Neurosciences Division
  • Molecular Medicine Division
  • Patological and Oncological Division

  • English
  • German
  • Hungarian
Study area
  • Medical and Health Science
  • BA/BSc
  • MA/MSc/MBA
  • one-tier Master course
  • summer school