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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:10 235
International students:3 281
Enrolment by Faculty
FacultyTotal studentsInternational Students
Total10 2353 281
Dentistry841385
Health and Public Services50413
Health Sciences3 283534
Medicine4 4262 164
Pharmacy773159
School of Ph.D. Studies40826
International Students’ Top 10 Countries of Origin
Germany1 060
Norway329
Italy317
Iran295
Israel160
South Korea
93
Slovakia93
Japan81
United Kingdom72
Spain66
Sweden64
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Ratio of Foreign Students by Language of Instruction

LanguagePercentage
English54%
German29%
Italian9%
Hungarian8%

Last updated: 27 April, 2017