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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 (2016/2017 academic year)

Total students:10,803
International students:3455
Enrolment by Faculty
FacultyTotal studentsInternational Students
Total10,8033455
Dentistry900435
Health and Public Services55513
Health Sciences3557548
Medicine45302269
Pharmacy822169
School of Ph.D. Studies43821
Total Enrolment by Language of Instruction
Total10,898
Hungarian7858
English1811
German1030
Italian199
International Students’ Top 10 Countries of Origin
Germany1060
Norway329
Italy317
Iran295
Israel160
South Korea
93
Slovakia93
Japan81
United Kingdom72
Spain66
Sweden64
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Last updated: March 20, 2017