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Overview Faculty and Staff Students

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 staff:ca. 9000
Academic Staff:ca. 1500
Members of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences:16
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Students (2015/2016 academic year)

Total students:10,898
International students:3256
Enrolment by Faculty
FacultyTotal studentsInternational Students
Total10,8983256
Dentistry879410
Health and Public Services55117
Health Sciences3649464
Medicine45362199
Pharmacy850152
School of Ph.D. Studies43314
Total Enrolment by Language of Instruction
Total10,898
Hungarian7858
English1811
German1030
Italian199
International Students’ Top 10 Countries of Origin
Germany985
Norway319
Iran248
Italy208
Israel158
Slovakia93
Spain92
Sweden82
Japan80
United Kingdom72
South Korea
72
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Last updated: July 19, 2016