Education

Hungarian ambassador to Germany visits Semmelweis University’s campus in Hamburg

Dr. Péter Györkös, Hungarian ambassador in Berlin visited Semmelweis University’s campus in Hamburg during his official visit. His Excellency was received by the leaders of the institution; Dr. Thomas Wolfram, newly appointed managing director of the Asklepios Clinics GmbH, Dr. …

Dr. József Tímár: “Increasing the number of PhD students”

“The PhD programme is one of the most precious areas of Semmelweis University’s educational activities, therefore every change has to be made with thorough consideration”, said Dr. József Tímár, the newly elected president of Semmelweis University’s Doctoral Council. Upon his …

Semmelweis University on a new international list

Six Hungarian universities have been included in the Times Higher Education’s The BRICS and Emerging Economies Rankings 2016. Among the Hungarian universities Semmelweis University is the best by occupying the 64th place of the list. The ranking comparing the higher institutions of the emerging economies and the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) has been published for the third time. This year’s list is led by two Chinese universities (Peking University and Tsinghua University), and a Russian university (Lomonosov Moscow State University). The ranking includes 200 universities from 48 countries.

Semmelweis University enters new ranking of higher education institutions

For the first time, Semmelweis University was included in the U.S. News’ latest ranking of higher education institutions. The list is based on the academic reputation of the universities. All together there are 750 universities on this list where the first place is taken by Harvard University. Universities of almost 60 countries were compared in the ranking, Semmelweis University taking the 736th place.

Opening Ceremony of Semmelweis University’s and LUDES University’s joint programme

The seventh academic year of Semmelweis University’s off-campus physiotherapy programme was opened at the University of Human Sciences and Technology of Lugano (LUDES University). This year 50 freshmen start the BSc programme run in Italian, which has more than 200 …

Semmelweis among the top 600 universities in the world

The London based Times Higher Education has recently published the World University Rankings 2015-2016, listing the top 800 universities in the world, including Semmelweis University. The list contains six Hungarian higher education institutions, out of which Semmelweis University ranked between 501 and 600, thus being the best of the six.

The ranking compares institutions based on the results of five areas: teaching, research, citation, industry income and international outlook. Semmelweis University had the best results in the field of international outlook .

Experiences of a Clinical Practice in Japan

The student exchange between Semmelweis University and Saitama Medical University gave us the possibility to start our 6th year clinical rotation in surgery in Japan. We spent two weeks at the Department of Breast Oncology and two weeks at the …

New Life Sciences and Medicine Ranking

The aggregate list of the QS World University Ranking for the academic year 2015/16 was published, including four Hungarian universities. Similarly to previous years, Semmelweis University is listed among the institutions in the field of life sciences and medicine, ranking 316th. Another Hungarian university on this list was the University of Debrecen ranking 388th.
This internationally renowned list was created based on the comparison four factors, which are the following: the reputation of the university, its scientific standing, assessment of the employees, the frequency of the citation the university’s scientific works and h-index citations.

Courses for Japanese Pathologists and Students from the United Arab Emirates

Japanese pathologists and students from Gulf Medical University in the United Arab Emirates participated in Semmelweis University’s summer courses. Four Japane se pathologists from different Japanese hospitals took part in the 1-week-long “Post Mortem in Practice” training. According to an …

246th Opening Ceremony at Semmelweis University

With more than 2,500 first-year students starting their studies at the five faculties of Semmelweis University, the institution’s 246th academic year was opened. The freshmen, including nearly 650 foreign students from 50 different countries were greeted by the ceremonial speech …

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