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University of Szeged

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The UNIVERSITY OF SZEGED is the successor of a university founded in Kolozsvár, Transylvania, in 1872. At the end of World War I, in accordance with the Paris peace treaties, Hungary ceded Transylvania to Rumania, and the university at Kolozsvár (present-day Cluj, Romania) moved to Szeged in 1921. From the beginning, the city of Szeged made great efforts to turn the town into a comfortable home for higher education. Many outstanding professors worked at the university in the inter-war period, including Nobel Prize winner Albert Szent-Györgyi, who was first to isolate vitamin C, extracting it from the Szeged paprika. After world war II, the University of Szeged was the first in Hungary to start functioning anew. In 1951, the Medical School was separated from the university and was established as an independent institution. In 1962 the University of Szeged took the name of the great Hungarian poet, Attila József, who was a student here in the 1920s. In 1991 the leaders of the institutions of higher education in Szeged signed an agreement to merge these institutions into a unified, sizable center of higher education, to be called the University of Szeged. From 2000 the University of Szeged has been officially...
551-600
2014
501-550
2015
501-550
2016
  • 43.9
    Faculty Student
  • 42.5
    International Students
151-200
2015
151-200
2016
  • 57.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 54.5
    Employer Reputation
  • 69.6
    Citations per Paper
  • 63.5
    H-index Citations
181
2014
366
2015
  • 52.50
    Overall Score
  • 58.2
    Academic Reputation
  • 60.3
    Employer Reputation
  • 55.5
    Citations per Paper
13
2015
15
2016
EECA University Rankings
  • 83.80
    Overall Score
  • 93.7
    Academic Reputation
  • 82.4
    Employer Reputation
  • 54.6
    Faculty Student
  • 57.6
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 63.6
    Papers per Faculty
  • 93.9
    Citations per Paper
  • 62
    International Faculty
  • 78.9
    International Students
  • 94.6
    Web Impact
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,835
International
140

Number of students

18,675
Postgraduate 43%
Undergraduate 57%

Number of international students

2,744
Postgraduate 60%
Undergraduate 40%
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