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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 (2017/2018 academic year)

Total students:10 996
International students:3 373
Enrolment by Faculty
FacultyTotal studentsInternational StudentsRatio of international students
Total10 9963 37330.7%
Dentistry88740645.8%
Health and Public Services51981.5%
Health Sciences3 54553015%
Medicine4 5102 22449.3%
Pharmacy79518122.8%
School of Ph.D. Studies446245.4%
András Pető Faculty29400%
International Students’ Top 10 Countries of Origin
Germany1 045
Iran365
Italy306
Norway293
Israel151
South Korea
116
Slovakia96
Japan83
Hungarian77
United Kingdom67
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Ratio of Foreign Students by Language of Instruction

LanguagePercentage
English53.7%
German32.9%
Italian8%
Hungarian3.5%

Last updated: 27 April, 2017