Integrated Management System

The university’s Quality Management System (QMS or ‘MIR’ in Hungarian) is a set of institution-wide, conscious and organised activities for the continuous improvement of its professional objectives and effective functioning. Its focus is on meeting the needs of direct and indirect partners, in particular students, external employers, clients of research and other services, including the national and international scientific community.

The quality management system covers all the health care activities of the University and all its employees in the health care service. It operates its quality assurance and quality development activities taking into account the needs and expectations of its direct and indirect partners / stakeholders.
The university defines its quality management system based on the strategic objectives of higher education. The University declares its commitment to operate a comprehensive quality management system.

The Integrated Management System (IIR) of the University has been developed in accordance with the requirements of several international and Hungarian standards. Ensures more effective and efficient achievement and use of goals, processes and resources, increases staff and partner satisfaction.


ISO 9001
Graduate and postgraduate education, management of educational activities. Scientific research and development activity. Inpatient and outpatient care, diagnostic and related expert activities. Health visitor activity related to inpatient care. University, faculty, management, economic and technical support processes.

Hungarian Health Care Standards
Inpatient and outpatient care, diagnostic activity. Health visitor activity related to inpatient care. Health services expert activity, as well as health management and background processes.

ISO 50001
Graduate and postgraduate education, human health services, scientific research and innovation activities, management and support processes.

ESG 2015
Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area ‒ MAB accreditation

ISO 14001: 2015
The environmental management system has not been certified.


Requirements taken into account when setting up the Integrated Management System

  • MSZ EN ISO 9001:2015 
    Quality management systems. Requirements. (ISO 9001:2015)

  • MSZ EN ISO 14001:2015 
    Environmental management systems. Requirements with guidance for use (ISO 14001:2015)

  • MSZ EN ISO 50001:2019 
    Energy management systems. Requirements with guidance for use (ISO 50001:2018)

  • MSZ EN ISO 9004:2018
    Quality management. Quality of an organization. Guidance to achieve sustained success (ISO 9004:2018)

  • MSZ EN ISO 13485:2016
    Medical devices. Quality management systems. Requirements for regulatory purposes (ISO 13485:2016)

  • MSZ EN ISO/IEC 15189:2013
    Medical laboratories. Requirements for quality and competence (ISO 15189:2012)

  • MSZ EN 15224:2017
    Quality management systems. EN ISO 9001:2015 for healthcare (EN 15224:2016)

  • MSZ EN ISO/IEC 17024:2013
    Conformity assessment. General requirements for bodies operating certification of persons (ISO/IEC 17024:2012)

  • MSZ EN ISO/IEC 17025:2018
    General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories (ISO/IEC 17025:2017)
  • MSZ EN ISO 19011:2018
    Guidelines for auditing management systems (ISO 19011:2018)

  • MSZ EN ISO 26000:2021
    Guidance on social responsibility (ISO 26000:2010, EN ISO 26000:2020)
  • MSZ ISO/IEC 27001:2014
    Information technology. Security techniques. Information security management systems. Requirements (ISO/IEC 27001:2013)

  • MSZ ISO 31000:2018
    Risk management. Guidelines (ISO: 31000:2018)

  • EFQM 2020
    European Foundation for Quality Management

  • ESG 2015
    European Higher Education Area quality assurance standards and guidelines

    European Quality Assurance Reference Framework

  • GCP
    Good Clinical Practice

  • GLP
    Good Laboratory Practice

  • GRP
    Good Research Practice

    Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points

  • WFME
    World Federation for Medical Education

    Marking – Standard 



The policies of Semmelweis University 

Certification according to an international standard (pdf format)

Certification according to Hungarian standard (pdf format)


Dr.  Éva Szabó Feketéné – Vice-Rector for Strategy and Development
1085 Budapest, Üllői út 26.
Tel: +361-459-1500/55444

Office of the Vice-Rector for Strategy and Development
Department of Quality Assurance
1085 Budapest, Üllői út 22. II. emelet
Tel.: +361-459-1500/55428

Anikó Horváth – Head of Department
Tel.: +36-20-825-0086

Directorate General of Technical Affairs

István Mészáros – Technical Director General
1085 Budapest, Üllői út 26. T12-13
Tel.: +361-459-1550, +361-459-1500/55333

Mátyás Simon – Environmental Manager
1083 Budapest, Illés u. 15.
Tel.: +36-20-666-3410, +361-459-1500/60607

Ákos Nyíri  – Energy Manager
1085 Budapest, Üllői út 22. 2nd floor
Tel: +36-20-411-3557