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The University of Debrecen is proud to offer more than 100-degree programs fully taught in English: including Foundation Programs, Undergraduate Programs, Graduate Programs and Phd/Doctoral Programs.

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About UD
With a student body of about 28,000 the University of Debrecen is one of the largest institutions of higher education in Hungary today.
Hungary is a relatively small country of 10 million people, which has seven neighbours and one of the longest histories of European nations with a statehood of over 1100 years. As a member of the European Union and at the crossroads of East and West, it is a very accessible location and an ideal base to explore all of Europe.

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Practical info and contacts

Practical info and contacts We collected some information for you that might be useful before arranging your trip to Hungary, upon arrival as well as during your studies here!

University news

Academics
A South Asian delegation inquired about pilot training, among others
26. Feb. 2024
Currently, there are 123 Bangladeshi students at the University of Debrecen. Most of them study in courses in English language at the Faculties of Engineering, Informatics, Science and Technology, ...
Academics
Conference on the current situation of the economy and the challenges of the future
20. Feb. 2024
Péter Balogh, Head of the Károly Ihrig Doctoral School of Management and Business said in his opening speech that their doctoral school is the second biggest in the country, with students coming ...
Academics
Building a relationship with Cuba – to be continued in March
19. Feb. 2024
Guillermo Vázquez Moreno, ambassador of the Caribbean island nation visited the University of Debrecen for the first time. He and his colleague were welcomed by General Vice Rector Károly Pető, ...
Academics
World stars to come to Campus
16. Feb. 2024
Along with the previously announced Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and Azahriah, the American Gayle, who will celebrate her 20th birthday this summer, the French world star DJ Martin Solveig, the Canadian ...
Campus life
A gap-filling textbook on preventive medicine
16. Feb. 2024
- It is extremely gratifying that the excellent cooperation between the four medical schools has resulted in this new textbook. The joint work of the experts of the institutions has been successful ...
Academics
Dinner to welcome new foreign students
15. Feb. 2024
Currently, the University of Debrecen has 7300 foreign students from 134 countries acoss the world. In the spring semester, UD will welcome students from abroad again, this time 93 new students from ...
Academics
The Ambassador of Oman to expand cooperation
07. Feb. 2024
Rector Zoltán Szilvássy and Director of Coordination and Strategy Okszána Kiszil presented the history of higher education in Debrecen, the university's training and mobility system, its unique ...
Academics
New method for predicting drought
07. Feb. 2024
Drought prediction is one of the biggest challenges for climate scientists and hydrologists. Researchers from the Institute of Earth Utilization, Engineering and Precision Technology (EET) of the ...
Academics
EUG2024: a huge field, an exciting "series of sporting events"
07. Feb. 2024
The EUG2024, which starts in 154 days, is jointly organised by the University of Debrecen and the University of Miskolc, the municipalities of the two cities, the National Event Organisation Agency ...
Research
Fruitful cooperation
01. Feb. 2024
The cooperation between the two institutions dates back to 2016, as a result of which several Kazakh students have had the opportunity to study at the University of Debrecen for a longer or shorter ...
Academics
The tie that binds through five generations
25. Jan. 2024
Greta Grof-Tisza is studying at the English speaking program of the Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Commerce and Marketing. She lives with her family in Aspen, Virginia, USA. - I was visiting my ...
Academics
Thriving Vietnamese relations
22. Jan. 2024
- In addition to the extensive, long-standing, successful network of Western contacts, the University of Debrecen has placed great emphasis on developing an increasingly comprehensive partnership ...
Academics
New procedure to treat eye tumours in Debrecen
22. Jan. 2024
The most common malignant tumour in the eye is melanoma of the choroid. In Hungary, the Ophthalmology Clinic of the University of Debrecen Clinical Centre has been a national centre for the diagnosis ...
Academics
Debrecen University promoting the training of engineers in Transylvania and Partium
19. Jan. 2024
Ten Mechanical Engineering students, the first to pass the state exam in Debrecen University’s outsourced education at Partium Christian University in Oradea, Romania, were greeted at the Faculty ...
Academics
Another industrial partner for the Faculty of Science and Technology
17. Jan. 2024
The Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Debrecen is constantly expanding its course offer, with regard to industrial and scientific development. For this, the faculty has built a ...
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Total number of students
7,300
International students
130+
Countries
100+
Programs in English
13
Faculties
8
Campuses

Student testimonials

Management and Business, PhD
Ratnesh Pandey, India
Personally, I am very inspired by the diversity at the University of Debrecen in terms of its population, students with different religions and their politeness towards each other’s values. The best thing about this university is that it offers an opportunity to meet people from all over the world and the way cultural diversity is incorporated into food, events and parties is incredible. And of course, apart from all the fascination and attractions, a student always needs time and space to study. The campus culture and other learning prospects are well-suited for students in Debrecen. “Personal space and a friendly atmosphere create a good environment to study.
Public Health MSc
Teuta Muhollari, Albania
Here at the University of Debrecen student life is more than education. This opportunity has broadened my academic horizon with new ways of learning and a global mind-set which will help me in my future life and decision making. Additionally, Debrecen is an inviting city and you can easily socialize in different cultural, community and networking events.
Medicine
Felipe Salignac Brasil, Brazil
Studying at the University of Debrecen is much more than acquiring knowledge. Just during my first year I already made life-long friendships, got to play handball with the Medical faculty team and was able to experience research first-hand. The facilities are well equipped to fully deliver the lectures and practices which makes learning easier and straightforward. The community life and the support from the senior students are also a strong point at the University. I couldn\'t have chosen a better University to study at.
Chemical Engineering, BSc
Ademola-Adesina Mofiyinfoluwa, Nigeria
Studying at the university has been a wonderful and enlightening experience. This is largely due to the diverse population of international students which gives us an avenue to get to better know each other’s respective cultures. Also, the professors are ready to help any students who are eager to understand course materials. The school also organizes various extra-curricular activities like food day, when the different nations make their native cuisines for everyone to taste.
Doctoral School of Health Sciences
Erand Llanaj, Albania
I have the opportunity to experience this at the University of Debrecen, which offers a wide range of courses, practicals and participation in in-depth research programs within a wide range of scientific domains. Moreover, Debrecen is a city where you can enjoy life: friendly, welcoming and it has a cultural agenda packed in frequent student festivities, artistic performances, music festivals and other unique events, with charming numerous sights and attractions to visit. An excellent choice to live, learn and love!

Discover UD

UD is Hungary’s oldest continuously running higher education institution (founded in 1538). Courses and education in general are based on practical and labour-market oriented knowledge far above the national standard. Partnerships with local and national companies ensure students have the opportunity to get an insight into business processes during their studies.
Loan and Scholarship opportunities include the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship, Erasmus and several federal loan possibilities. Accommodation: students can choose to rent dormitories or private flats; student hostels are located in the campus area, and are primarily occupied by foreign students. Several University restaurants and canteens provide opportunity for students to have meals at the campuses throughout the year.
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UD Faculties

Faculty of Science and Technology Faculty of Science and Technology Faculty of Economics and Business Faculty of Economics and Business Faculty of Informatics Faculty of Informatics Faculty of Child and Adult Education Faculty of Child and Adult Education Faculty of Medicine Faculty of Medicine Faculty of Music Faculty of Music Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences and Environmental Management Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences and Environmental Management Faculty of Law Faculty of Law Faculty of Pharmacy Faculty of Pharmacy Faculty of Engineering Faculty of Engineering Faculty of Health Faculty of Health Faculty of Public Health Faculty of Public Health Faculty of Dentistry Faculty of Dentistry Faculty of Humanities Faculty of Humanities
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