University of Pécs

University of Pécs

The UP ​​represents classical values, while the challenges of present and future times are being adapted successfully as well. Covering a wide range of educational areas, it reaches out far beyond the city of Pécs. The UP operates an independent faculty in Szekszárd and runs significant training programmes in the towns of Kaposvár, Szombathely and Zalaegerszeg and even abroad in Zombor.

Top reasons to study here

  • The more than 300 training programmes cover almost every field of science and art.
  • The reputation and popularity of the university is enhanced by the great number of foreign students attracted to us by the courses held in foreign languages.
  • There are approximately 1300 doctoral candidates studying in the framework of the PhD/DLA programmes, representing the highest level of education.

Bachelor's programmes

Medicine & Health (6)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (4)
Applied Sciences & Professions (2)
Business & Management (2)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Journalism & Media (1)

About

History

The history of higher education in Pécs dates back to 1367, when Louis the Great initiated the establishment of a university in the episcopal city of Pécs. As a result of an integration process of several stages, the University of Pécs was founded, which has become one of the most famous, prestigious institutions having a leading role in regional education. 

Education

 

We currently offer 31 Bachelor's and 29 Master's, 8 One-tier Master's and 15 Doctoral programs in the fields of Business & Economics, Natural Sciences, Medical & Health Sciences, Human & Social Sciences, Arts and Engineering. We also offer various postgraduate trainings and preparatory courses for international students.

Research

The University of Pécs is one of the leading research universities in the country with a huge professional research background. The Szentágothai Research Centre is home to a number of medical and scientific researches. The university has 22 doctoral schools which cover a broad spectrum of science and arts. The University of Pécs puts a lot of emphasis on talent management. 

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2021
651
2020
651 50
2019
701
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2021
-
2020
801 -200
2019
601
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2021
-
2020
1125 -130
2019
995
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Housing services

The University of Pécs has ten dormitories. They are located in quiet, residential areas of the city. The Faculties of the University as well as the city centre are easily accessible from the dormitories. Most of the dormitories have recently been renovated. The rooms are nicely furnished and contain bathrooms. Bedclothes are supplied. Rooms are offered on a reasonable price level: approximately EUR 130 per month. 

Library services

Students and staff of the University can use the majority of library services free of charge after subscribing to any of the faculty libraries or the Central Library. As ours is a public library, our subscribers include people from the city and the region, students from various Hungarian universities and many other people.

Medical services

The UP Clinical Centre is one of the largest health care providers in Hungary. With its 29 health care units, nearly 3 000 staff members the centre have provided health care for several decades in Pécs and in the surrounding region. The Centre also plays an active role in the practical education of medical students and health care professionals. 

Student Life

Campus life

Pécs is a beautiful place to study in. It is simultaneously a friendly place and a very active city, in which you can never be bored. You can be sure you will find everything here that a student could wish.

 If you choose the University of Pécs you can.

  • Experience the high quality of teaching.
  • Experience the incredibly vivid student life day and night in this truly university city, full of bars, restaurants and cafés.
  • Study in the well and fully equipped classrooms.

Sports facilities

  • To maintain the level of intellectual achievements and endure daily pressure, it is necessary to have ample opportunity for recreation and regeneration. The main goal is to make room for sports and physical exercise in people’s lives so that they can be an integral part of their lifestyle later.
  • Sporting life at the University is coordinated by the TTK Sport Centre University of Pécs, which offers a wide range of sporting opportunities to the students and staff. The Centre organises various programmes that are attractive and accessible to everybody, irrespective of age, faculty or past training, which is a wonderful opportunity for recreation and regeneration.

Student clubs

  • The Student Council of the University of Pécs (PTE EHÖK) is an organization, which deals with students advocacy and protection. We are managing our activities cooperating with each faculty’s parth authorities and the leadership of the University of Pécs.
  •  Our topmost task is to protect students rights and to represent their interests in cases regarding studies, refunds and benefits, dormitories and other cases connecting to the university. We are also engaged in program organization, so students can relax during their studies. Our latest institution is the PTE Student Service Enterprise, it’s main goal to provide jobs during university.

Accreditation

In order to ensure high international standards, strict quality control measures are applied. The Hungarian Accreditation Committee (HAC) conducts continuous institutional and program accreditation procedures and monitors the quality of educational activity for compliance with the European Standards and Guidelines. Hungarian higher education institutions and courses are accredited by HAC.

Student Reviews

Center for Excellence
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Very good university for the international students to study here with various other opportunities as well.

university environment
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The university has a high quality of education in the lab of engineering the class and the equipment are new and modern, the campus is friendly and has a lot of extra activities to international students

To be more professional
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

To be honest, everything is worked well in the university because the academic programme offers everything I need and I found an option to develop my skills.

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