Entrance Examination/Interview

Entrance exam dates for medical programs (download in pdf)


For further information about the exact venue, starting time and fees please contact the hosting representatives

The UD reserves the right to cancel the exam in case of insufficient number of applicants.


Venue Date Representative organizing the exam
Hungary, Debrecen (online)
5 October
  14 October 2021  
  21 October 2021  
Canada, Toronto to be confirmed   Diamond Medical Education Agency Inc.
Ghana, Accra to be confirmed   Elyon Education Consult Ltd.
Iran, Tehran (online exam) 8 November 2021 Mr. Abbas Roozbahani
Israel, Tel-Aviv to be confirmed 2021 Advisory Services for Education Overseas
  to be confirmed 2022  
Nigeria, Abuja to be confirmed   DAD Group Consultants
Nigeria, Lagos to be confirmed   GEC Academy International Ltd.
Nigeria, Lagos to be confirmed   Global Education Counselling Ltd.
Qatar, Doha to be confirmed   Pericia Group L. L. C. 
Reykjavik, Iceland to be confirmed   Dr. Omer Hazza Mahmoud Hamad
Taipei, Taiwan to be confirmed   Kaohsiung Education Ind. International
Thailand, Bangkok to be confirmed   MedCoach Institute
Turkey, Istambul  to be confirmed   Meda Macaristan Ve Yurt Disi Egitim Danismanligi
UAE, Dubai  to be confirmed 2021 Eduscope International FZ LLC 
UAE, Dubai to be confirmed 2021 Qadri International Education Consultancy 
United Kingdom to be confirmed   Mr. Sandor Bone
  to be confirmed   Medical Doorway
Vietnam, HCMC to be confirmed   Vietnam Centre Point Education & Media Group



updated: 29 September 2021



Entrance examination dates for non-medical BSc programs


23rd September, 2021

14th October, 2021

4th November, 2021

25th November, 2021


Admission requirements - medical and health science programs


An entrance examination is compulsory for students applying to the following programs:

  • Basic Medicine Course
  • Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacy

The entrance exam consists of two parts:

  • a written test (comprised of multiple-choice questions, definitions, calculations, etc.) in Biology (compulsory for all) and Chemistry or Physics (the applicant's choice). Each written test takes 50 minutes.
  • an oral exam in Biology and Physics or Chemistry

Possible results of the exam: 

  • admitted (to first year)
  • admitted to Basic Medicine Course (preparatory program)
  • rejected
  • in certain cases the exam committee can offer acceptance to a different study program.


The overall exam performance is taken into consideration and the scores of different parts of the exam are for internal use only and not to be communicated to the applicants. 


An entrance interview is compulsory in case of the following programs:

  • BSc in Physiotherapy
  • BSc in Public Health
  • MSc in Public Health
  • MSc in Molecular Biology
  • MSc in Complex Rehabilitation
  • MSc in Health Social Work


Transfer students
As part of the oral interview the committee tests the English communicational skills and the motivation of the applicant. The language of the entrance examination and interview is English.

Admission requirements - non-medical programs


For the non-medical programs of the University of Debrecen, the entrance exam is English and professional subjects dependent on the candidate's program.
In exceptional cases, applicants with outstanding grades of previous studies may be accepted for the first year directly. Students, whose examination results or grades of previous studies are not good enough to start the first year of a BSc program directly, may be admitted to the Foundation Programs.

Applicants with a University Degree


In case of applicants with a bachelor/master degree, the University examines the possibility of admission with full or partial exemption from the entrance examination on the basis of the certificates and/or other documents submitted. In such cases, an obligatory interview is still conducted prior to registration.