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TDK Conference 2012: Nearly 400 lectures in three days

A total of 408 presentation proposals were submitted by students for this year’s Students’ Scientific Association (TDK) Conference, of which 98 percent were accepted by the TDK Council. Thus, 398 lectures were heard over the course of the three-day conference …

School of Ph.D. Studies: Quality training above all else

Dr. Károly Rácz, president of the Doctoral Council, is seeking to strengthen the international position of the University’s School of Ph.D. Studies. “The standard and quality of training must be maintained, while research results will be increasingly made available in …

10,000 screening tests by 1,000 students every year: 2012 declared the Year of Prevention at Semmelweis University

“Semmelweis University acts openly in the interest of prevention. It is our goal to ensure that a preventive approach is inherent in doctors receiving their medical diplomas in the coming years. Thus, 2012 has been declared the Year of Prevention …

Semmelweis University wins first place in the Hungarian University Championships

Semmelweis University has once again won first place in the Hungarian University Championships’s overall competition for the 2010/2011 academic year. László Szalma, Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences accepted the cup on behalf of the University …

Semmelweis student Melinda Szabó earns world champion title

Semmelweis University student Melinda Szabó (Recreation programme, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences) has become world champion in the 2011 IFBB World Juniors and Masters Championships’ “Junior Women’s Fitness up to 163 cm” category. Szilvia Tóth

107 Ph.D. diplomas granted at this year's Dies Academicus

One hundred and seven Ph.D. candidates earned their doctoral degrees at this year’s Dies Academicus; 97 of the diplomas were conferred cumma sum laude and 17 cum laude. Held on Saturday, November 5, the ceremony also featured the presentation of …

From Australia to Vietnam: international students on the rise

Approximately eight hundred new international students began their studies at Semmelweis University this year. While foreign students can be found at each of the university’s six faculties, the majority are enrolled in the Faculty of Medicine. Foreign language programmes are …

New chairman for international student association

The International Students Association of Semmelweis (ISAS) has a new chairman in the person of Charlie Attariani (33), a fourth year dentistry student. Of Persian ancestry, Charlie was born in Texas and raised in Sweden. In addition to his work …

Semmelweis University opens its 242nd academic year

Semmelweis University officially opened its new academic year at a ceremony held on September 4, 2011 at the Budapest Congress and World Trade Centre. The ceremony was honoured by the attendance of Hungarian President Pál Schmitt, as well as various …

Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences opens its new academic year

The Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences opened its new academic year at a ceremony held on August 29, 2011 at the Faculty’s ceremony hall, which filled to capacity. The ceremony was honoured by the presence of Dr. Miklós …

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