Community and Student News

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 …

Twenty-five Semmelweis students participated at this year's Universiade

This year’s Summer Universiade has been one of the most successful college/university world tournaments for the Hungarian team to date, according to Dr. Miklós Tóth, dean of the Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences. After spending several days at …

Interactive education and live video broadcasts from the autopsy room

Starting in September 2011, students will have the opportunity to learn additional information about autopsies using interactive smart boards at three separate workstations. The touch-screen projector displays the entire medical history and all clinical test results (e.g. lab tests, CT …

Semmelweis University athletes among competitors at this summer’s Universiade

One hundred and three Hungarian university athletes are set to participate in the 26th Summer Universiade in Shenzhen, China, constituting the largest Hungarian delegation ever to participate in a Universiade held overseas. Taking place between August 12 and 23, this …

ERASMUS programme: More and more students want to study abroad

“Everybody wants to go west,” is how ERASMUS Coordinator Ms. Katalin F. Tóth summed up the current trend in the European Commission’s best-known programme. Nearly one hundred Semmelweis University students –both Hungarian and international– applied for ERASMUS scholarships this year, …

Ph.D. Scientific Days 2011

The 13th annual Ph.D. Scientific Days was held on April 14-15, 2011 in the University’s NET building. As in previous years, this two-day conference, which serves as a scientific forum for Semmelweis University’s Ph.D. students, attracted participants from numerous other …

Opening ceremony at the Asklepios Campus Hamburg

Semmelweis University held its opening ceremony of the new academic year at the Asklepios Campus Hamburg on 13 September 2010. This was the third of such occasions after the University started to train physicians in Hamburg, Germany in 2008. This German-taught …

Semmelweis University opens its 241st academic year

Semmelweis University held its official Opening Ceremony on 5 September 2010 at the Budapest Congress and World Trade Center. Presided over by Rector Tivadar Tulassay, the ceremony was a fitting start to the 241st academic year of this prestigious institution. …

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