University of Debrecen

Debrecen, Hungary

No. Students: 30,418 (2,390 int'l)* No. of Academic staff: 1,179
Funding type: Public
Listed programmes:
Type of education:

*: Approximate


Rector's welcome It is my pleasure to welcome you at the homepage of the University of Debrecen. The homepage is directed above all to You, our prospective student and future colleague, but it is an important reference point for all citizens of the university. Our aim is to present the university, its academic programmes as well as the opportunities offered by the unique academic-industrial cooperation system organized around our university that may not only further your studies but also improve your career prospects.

Regarding the history of four and a half centuries, the University of Debrecen is the countrys oldest institution of higher education in continuous operation in the same city ever since its foundation. Having been classified as a University of National Excellence and offering the highest number of academic programmes in the country, the university is an outstanding cultural and intellectual centre officially considered one of the best universities in Hungary.

The universitys widespread potential of education, research and innovation has a significant impact on the social, cultural and economic development of the North Great Plain Region, therefore, the university considers quality training and support to knowledge-based economy and society a strategic objective. With its unique municipal, industrial and banking cooperation system, the university can face the ever more difficult challenges of research and education emerging on an international level, and is able to efficiently further career prospects of students in either scientific, business or production sphere.


Student servicesGeneral study-related matters are dealt with at the Dean's Offices of the individual faculties. Besides the relevant Dean's Office, students may turn to the following offices for assistance:

* Student Service Centre
* International Education Centre
* Erasmus Offices
* Electronic Administration System Management

What can the Student Service Centre do for you?

* - scholarships
* - stipends
* - tuition fee
* - academic transcript
* - student ID
* - student loan

Student life


Those studying at the University of Debrecen can always find a program, which is the most appealing to their interest as the University of Debrecen can show off with an extensive first class club network. There are several university clubs, cafés and pubs not to mention the biggest student center of Central-Eastern Europe, the Lovarda, where on Wednesdays the biggest university party of the country is held.
You might be interested in going out in Debrecen, while you are here, and seeing with your own eyes what entertainment possibilities exist here. You might want to dine in one of the many restaurants of the city, go to watch films in a cinema, visit concerts, or enjoy a performance in the theatre.

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