Community and Student News

Semmelweis students at an international conference in Moscow

A delegation of twenty represented Semmelweis University at the 7th annual international conference organized by the People’s Friendship University of Russia (PFUR) in Moscow. The delegation’s members were students from the Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry and the Faculty …

Semmelweis Carnival: more than a thousand students from 22 countries

Semmelweis University’s largest event for international students, the Semmelweis Carnival was held for the seventh time this year. The event aims to bring together Hungarian and foreign students and in 2016 the Carnival had more than a thousand participants from …

Now and then – Part 2

The second part of the series gives an insight into student life at Semmelweis University now and then. Conemporary and archive photos prove that students have always been involved in sports and other forms of entertainment in one way or …

Students’ Forum on block courses

A Students’ forum on the experiences of the recently introduced block courses in Year 5 was held in the NET building.
Block courses in Year 5 were introduced at the beginning of the fall semester of the academic year 2015/2016. The idea behind the new system was to enable students to do their clinical practice in one- or two-week-long blocks, thus reducing the time of travel between the different departments and rendering education more comprehensible.

Increasing Erasmus grants

From the next academic year students participating in Erasmus+ study mobilities will receive higher scholarship grants. According to the Tempus Public Foundation this could mean an extra 100 Euros per month for those studying abroad. Applications are open from 1st February 2016 via the online application system of the Erasmus Office. Applications are continuous and can be submitted for both staff and student mobility programmes.

“Being a volunteer rewards you with special memories”

“In the past 10 years as a volunteer I have met unique fates and stories which have enriched my life”, says Mrs. Frisch, a retired teacher who spends two hours a week with children at the 2nd Department of Paediatrics. …

The Election Committee judged the applications for the General Meeting of Delegates for the Students’ Union Election of Officials

The deadline of the submission of applications for the general meeting of delegates for the Students’ Union of Semmelweis University election of officials in 2015 has expired today . The applications for the General Meeting of Delegates for the Students’ Union of Semmelweis University Election of Officials in 2015 have been considered and judged by the Election Committee and the contents of the …

General Meeting of Delegates for the Students’ Union of Semmelweis University Election of officials in 2015

You may download the Rector’s notice… (pdf) (1) At Semmelweis University, to positions as members of the General Meeting of Delegates for SE HÖK any such student with active student status may be elected who submits a valid application until the deadline of registration.  (2) The mandates …

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.

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 .

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