The central educational units function independently from the faculties
Department of Languages for Specific Purposes
As its core activity, the Department of Languages for Specific Purposes undertakes the instruction and interdisciplinary research of languages for specific purposes (LSP) in the fields of general medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and healthcare IT, as well as the examination of undergraduate students, PhD students, and employees.
Besides the instruction of Medical, Dental Medical and Pharmaceutical Terminology and uniquely among Hungarian universities, seven languages are taught for medical, dental medical and pharmaceutical purposes: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian and Hungarian. The Department of Langugaes for Specific Purposes also holds Final Exams in Languages for Specific Purposes measuring medical, dental medical and practical pharmaceutical competencies in all of the above languages.
Courses of Medical Latin Terminology and Hungarian for specific purposes are provided for foreign dentistry students studying in the English and German language programmes, as well as for students of pharmacy participating in the German language programme. Teaching Erasmus students Hungarian language is also among our activities.
The organizational unit also functions as a language exam centre for two state-accredited language exam systems: PROFEX medical exam and PANNON general exam.
Physical Education and Sports Centre
Semmelweis University’s Physical Education and Sports Centre manages the compulsory physical education and extracurricular sports activities of students in the faculties of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmacy.
Students interested in recreational sports have the opportunity to participate in the University’s Medic Cup training sessions in handball, basketball, volleyball (women’s and men’s) and football (men’s), as well as a range of other sports.
Centre for e-Learning and Digital Content Development
Semmelweis University’s centre was founded in 2011. It manages the University’s electronic curriculum development activities and operates the unified e-learning platform. The e-learning system is based on the Moodle learning management system. It is flexible, makes communication between professors and students easy and allows access to the latest and most up-to-date scientific resources on the Internet.
More than 200 e-learning didactic materials have been created and various online exams and competitions have been held on the platform.