Semmelweis University offers a wide range of sporting opportunities for students. Physical education classes are compulsory at most faculties during the first four semesters. The various training sessions (water polo, volleyball, basketball, handball) and optional sports activities (judo, aerobics, yoga, tennis, frisbee, zumba) further add to the variety of options.
University sport clubs, teams
Besides the obligatory sport courses the University offers sporting opportunities on a more advanced level. The University has its own volleyball, basketball, handball, football, cheerleader- and water polo teams. Preparation for competitions usually involves 2-3 practice sessions a week.
Semmelweis University offers a wide range of possibilities for students to regularly exercise. The various faculties and departments offer over 38 different sporting facilities for the benefit of the students.
Apart from the sporting opportunities provided by the University there are other independent sporting facilities that the students of Semmelweis University can use for discounted prices.
The list of discounted cultural and sporting facilities can be found here.
Faculty of Health Sciences
Besides the obligatory sport courses included in the programmes the Faculty of Health Sciences offer possibilities for free time sport activities at the following locations:
Facility at Vas street: 2 gyms
- table tennis
Császár-Komjádi Swimming Pool
- therapeutic swimming
Dormitory at Hajdu street:
- gym (body building, table tennis, aerobic)
- courts (basketball, volleyball)
Courts and sport fields rented in the vicinity of the Vas street building:
Semmelweis University’s Centre for Physical Education and Sports
The mandatory sport subjects and free time sport activities of the students of the Faculties of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy are governed by the Centre for Physical Education and Sports. Read more about the sport center…
The facilities may be found at the following locations:
Sportsground in Zagráb street
- 1 sports arena
- 1 gym
- 1 grass pitch
- 1 cinder court
- 1 asphalt court
Sportsground at 38, Vajda Péter street, District X, Budapest
- 6 tennis courts
- 1 cinder court
- 1 sand pitch
Spartacus Tennis Complex: Kőér street, District X, Budapest
VITUKI swimming pool: 1, Kvassay Jenő street, District IX, Budapest
There are possibilities for football and jogging as well. The Center also organises ski camps, water sports camps and rock climbing.