Semmelweis University

The Multicultural Knowledge Center in the Heart of Budapest

Semmelweis University is a leading institution of higher education in Hungary and the Central European region, which provides world-class education with nearly 250 years of experience in the field of biomedical sciences and in training physicians, dentists, and pharmacists. Semmelweis University is built on the trinity of education, research, and health care, making it an internationally renowned center of excellence. Semmelweis University’s international reputation was founded by its outstanding level of theoretical and practical education.

The University’s students have the possibility to study in a modern and inspirational environment equipped with state-of-the-art technological solutions and taught by the most distinguished professors.

This was the first university in Hungary that introduced international education. It has a truly international community, its programs are offered in three languages (Hungarian, English, German), and foreign students account for nearly a third of the around 10,000 students studying at the University’s five faculties.

Students from over 70 countries from 5 continents study at Semmelweis University. The university’s cultural, scientific, and sports events are open to Hungarian and foreign students, enabling them to socialize and feel at home as active members of a real multicultural community. One of the most important events is the Semmelweis Carnival bringing together hundreds of students and offering insight into different cultures.

In addition to teaching, Semmelweis University provides a wide range of health care services. With almost forty patient care units organized into four clinical blocks, it is one of the largest health care institutions in Hungary.

The University organizes international conferences and is represented on numerous international scientific boards. Its academic reputation is well-regarded around the world.

Semmelweis is an international specialised university providing competitive diplomas to health care professionals in a student-orientated environment. Its graduates are highly appreciated in the job market worldwide. Hungarian medical degree is recognized all over the European Union, which enables holders of the degree to practice in all member countries without taking further exams. Based on our previous experiences, graduates of Semmelweis University also achieve excellent results in other countries, such as the USA, Japan, and Israel, where licensing examinations are required. Semmelweis University is located in the center of the Hungarian capital, Budapest, which is an exciting metropolis in the heart of Central Europe. Budapest is not only a cultural hub, but the home of several universities and colleges. Student life is centered around libraries, cafes, and eateries during the day, while at night cinemas, theatres, bars, clubs, and concert halls provide entertainment for all tastes. Studying and living in Budapest promises to be an experience of a lifetime!