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Eight professors receive Semmelweis University’s Doctor Honoris Causa Award

Eight outstanding and internationally recognised professors were awarded Semmelweis University’s Doctor Honoris Causa award. The ceremony, which has been the 44th held in Semmelweis Salon since 1967, was opened by Dr. Béla Merkely, Rector. This year the Faculty of Medicine …

Dr. Kálmán Benke receives prestigious European „Young Investigator Award”

Dr. Kálmán Benke, specialist candidate at the Varosmayor Heart and Vascular Centre, received the „Young Investigator Award” at the European Society of Cardiology Congress, which is one of the most prestigious European awards in the profession. The award-winning specialist presented …

The Department of Orthopaedics received a new device thanks to a Turkish donation

A special wireless EMG device was donated to the Department of Orthopaedics by the Budapest Program Coordination Office of the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA). The tool used for gait analysis was received at the Semmelweis Salon by Dr. …

Dr. Péter Kempler was elected president of the Neuropathy Study Group of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes

Dr. Péter Kempler, university professor of the 1st Department of Internal Medicine and head of the Hungarian Diabetes Association, was elected president of the Neuropathy Study Group of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (NEURODIAB) for the next …

Saint Stephen Prize Awarded to the Városmajor Heart Transplantation Group

The Saint Stephen Prize was awarded to the Heart Transplantation Group of the Városmajor Heart and Vascular Center. Dr. Béla Merkely, rector of the University, and Dr. Zoltán Szabolcs, university professor of the center and head of the heart transplantation …

The delegation of the Brazilian Rectors’ Conference visited Semmelweis University

In the organisation of the Hungarian Rectors’ Conference, the representatives of the Brazilian Rectors Conference (ABRUEM), visited Semmelweis University during their round trip. In order to continue their earlier mutual cooperation, the parties are planning to hand in a mutual …

Semmelweis memorial year: Festive scientific symposium and statue unveiling

At one of the most important events of the Ignác Semmelweis memorial year in honour of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Semmelweis, at the Festive Scientific Symposium held in the Theoretical Block of Semmelweis University at Nagyvárad tér, …

Dr. Béla Merkely took his rector’s oath at a solemn ceremony

Dr. Béla Merkely, the new rector of the university taking office on 1 July 2018, took his oath in the presence of Dr. Miklós Kásler, Minister of Human Capacities, Dr. Ágoston Szél, outgoing rector, and the university’s leadership. The inauguration ceremony at Semmelweis Salon revived a previously lost tradition, symbolizing the intertwining of tradition and innovation in the life of the university.

Virtual tour in the Central Administrative Building

Those who are interested in Semmelweis University can take a virtual tour in five rooms of the Central Administrative Building: the Rector’s Salon, the Senate Hall, the Semmelweis Salon, the Hall and the stairwell leading to the first floor. Based …

Semmelweis University at the Annual Conference & Expo in Philadelphia

Semmelweis University has participated at the Association of International Educators (NAFSA) 2018 Annual Conference & Expo in Philadelphia for the third time. The institution was represented at the event in the framework of the Study in Hungary programme, with the …