Semmelweis University’s history started 250 years ago in 1769, when Queen Maria Theresa added a medical faculty to the University of Nagyszombat. Semmelweis University is the oldest medical school in Hungary still in operation today. With its 6 faculties and as a university specialising in health sciences, it occupies a prestigious place in Hungarian medical higher education. Its main commitment is based on the integrity of education, research and healthcare, which make Semmelweis University an internationally renowned centre of knowledge.