Why the University of Szeged?

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The University of Szeged is one of Hungary’s leading and internationally ranked higher education institutions.


The University of Szeged (SZTE) with a history dating back to 1581, is located in the sunniest city of Hungary attracting thousands of young people due to its lively, urban lifestyle and colourful festivals.

Since Hungary is a member of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), the degrees obtained here are also accepted as a European Degree. According to QS World University Rankings, SZTE is the best Hungarian university in 2022.

It is a research university, where outstanding professors have worked, including the Nobel Laureate Albert Szent-Györgyi (1937), who was the first to isolate Vitamin C, extracting it from Szeged paprika and Katalin Karikó, winner of Breakthrouh Prize of 2021 – just to mention two of our most prominent scientists.

SZTE is well known about its excellence in research and teaching, proven by its international reputation of its Academia and Alumni.

There are more than 70 full-time degree programs for international students.

Scholarships assist students from various regions of the world to attend the University.

Our student body grew to 22000, in which the number of international students exceeds 4800.

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30 Apr 2022