Overview
  • Founded in 1769 as the Medical Faculty of the University of Nagyszombat.
  • The oldest medical school in Hungary.
  • Named in honour of Ignác Semmelweis, the revolutionary 19th century obstetrician also known as “the saviour of mothers”.
  • Programmes are offered in four languages: Hungarian, English, German and Italian.
  • Motto: Servamus vitam atque servimus (“Protecting and serving life”)
  • The University’s name is abbreviated as: SE

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Faculty and Staff

Total staffca. 10 500
Academic Staff1711
Doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences91
Members of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences11
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Students (Academic year 2018/2019)

Total students:10 945
International students:3 450
Enrolment by Faculty
FacultyTotal studentsInternational StudentsRatio of international students
Total10 2923 17330.8%
Medicine4 3272 16149.9%
Dentistry81635843.8%
Pharmacy74517123%
Health Sciences3 16442713.5%
Health and Public Services495132.6%
András Pető Faculty317154.7%
School of Ph.D. Studies428286.5%
International Students’ Top 10 Countries of Origin
Germany1 143
Iran417
Norway281
Italy205
South Korea
155
Israel137
Slovakia100
Japan81
United Kingdom62
Canada52
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Last updated: 9 January, 2019