The University of Pécs, the oldest university in Hungary, was founded in 1367. Today it is one of the largest Institutions of higher education in the country and it offers a wide spectrum of courses to 22,000 students in approximately 500 different programs of study. The university accommodates a unique range of scientific fields in its 10 faculties and schools:
• Faculty of Business and Economics
• Faculty of Cultural Sciences, Education and Regional Development
• Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
• Faculty of Health Sciences
• Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
• Faculty of Law
• Faculty of Music and Visual Arts
• Medical School
• Faculty of Sciences
• Faculty of Pharmacy
The University of Pécs provides a truly international learning environment. The university has been running degree programs in English for more than 30 years and it has become one of the most internationalized universities in Hungary. We are proud to host more than 5,000 international students each year – students who come from more than 130 countries across the globe. The university manages more than 80 degree programs and preparatory courses for international students taught in English and German. The University of Pécs is also actively involved in many different mobility programs and has twice received the European Union’s Erasmus Quality Award for its achievements. In addition to the full-degree international programs the University of Pécs organizes a large number of summer schools, short-term programs and winter programs for the incoming international students.
Thanks to the increasing number of summer schools, the University of Pécs has become a market leader in this field among Hungarian higher education institutions. For its implementation of successful short-term programs, in 2021 the University of Pécs was awarded the most prestigious European recognition – the EAIE Excellence in Internationalisation Award. In addition, the Pécs Summer School Program has won the Marketing Diamond Award from the Hungarian Marketing Association both in 2021 and 2022.
The University of Pécs is one of the largest research universities in Hungary. The University functions as a knowledge center for innovation in the South Transdanubian Region. Nearly 2,000 members of our teaching and research staff at our 10 schools participate in research projects, while 22 doctoral schools offer PhD and DLA degrees covering a wide spectrum knowledge.