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Semmelweis University, based in Budapest, Hungary, has been a leading biomedical institution of higher education in Hungary and Central Europe for the last 250 years. The university is committed to providing world renowned education programmes based on its three pillar mission of education, research and innovation, and health care.
Today, students from around the globe have the opportunity to acquire education and training on the graduate and postgraduate level in the areas of medical and health sciences from distinguished professors in an environment equipped with state-of-the-art technology. A truly international community, university students come from more than 70 different countries, and the international student body accounts for nearly a third of the almost 11,000 students studying at the university’s six faculties.
The university boasts programmes in 3 languages. In addition to the Hungarian language programme, students have been able to pursue their studies in German since 1983 and in English since 1989. The majority of diplomas issued are officially recognized in the European Union and by many other countries around the world.
Semmelweis University was among the first European higher educational institutions that introduced binational programmes. The university currently has international campus programmes located in Germany, Switzerland, and Slovakia that allow primarily international students to follow the Semmelweis curriculum while undertaking their studies at the partner institution abroad.
Research, development, and innovation comprise an important role in the university’s three pillar mission. There are currently an estimated 300 research groups at the university, including nearly 150 national and international research grants. Areas of research expertise include Cardiology, Oncology, Brain Research, Neurosciences, Molecular and Translational Medicine, with an up-and-coming focus in Artificial Intelligence, Imaging, Bionics, Big Data, Translational Biotechnology, and Regenerative Medicine.
As an internationally renowned higher education research institution, Semmelweis University’s School of PhD Studies offers over 40 programmes in Hungarian and English, attracting students from all over the world. Semmelweis University facilitates students’ scientific research: nearly 1,200 students are involved in ongoing research activities through the Students’ Scientific Organization.
The university is proud to have graduated some of the world’s top-tier physicians, researchers and scientists. Notable people at the university have included the university’s namesake, Ignác Semmelweis, also known as the “saviour of mothers”, as well as Nobel laureate Albert Szent-Györgyi.
Ülloi út 26, H - 1085 Budapest, Hungary