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University of Szeged

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The University of Szeged (SZTE) is is located in Szeged at the Southern border of Hungary. It is said to be the safest city in Hungary and a popular university town in Europe.

There are students from all over the world and the number of international students reaches 4,000 from about 130 countries.

Available scholarships at the University of Szeged include the Stipendium Hungaricum and the Visegrad Fund which enables students from across the world to attend the university.  

There are more than 60 full-time educational programs for students at Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral level in English as well as in German and French.

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SZTE is often referred as the city within a city since its buildings are located close to each other.  The Universities have 12 faculties and each faculty has its own buildings.

SZTE boasts central Europe’s biggest university library, the SZTE Klebelsberg Library with nearly 3 million documents across four floors. In fact, the library is often listed among the 50 most amazing university libraries in the world.

Students can utilize a number of facilities to make their time at SZTE a little easier:

There are 4,0000 International students from about 130 countries, making up 20 percent of the student body.

SZTE offers a number of cultural and sporting programs throughout the year in the town and the university, including the International Cultural Event (ICE) where students and ambassadors are also invited.

SZIN (Youth Days of Szeged) takes place on the bank of the river Tisza every August where attendees can enjoy concerts across four days.

Student residence is usually provided to international students who have obtained a governmental scholarship. Others may rent an apartment and may use the assistance provided by the University to find their accommodation.


The application process varies by the programme, however there are certain elements of it which apply to each applicant.

The application process varies by program, but there are some general requirements all undergraduate hopefuls need to follow:

  • Submission of an online application form
  • Paying application and entrance exam fees
  • Upload academic documents to demonstrate your knowledge and language proficiency
  • An entrance examination in person or online may also be required  

There are a number of scholarships available for students hoping to study at Szeged:


University Highlights

Total students - 17,604


International students - 3,630


Total faculty staff - 1,901


Total students - 17,604


International students - 3,630


Total faculty staff - 1,901

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