Multicultural knowledge centre in the heart of Budapest
With its activities based on the triadic unity of education, research and healthcare, Semmelweis University is Hungary’s oldest medical institution and remains unique in the country as a health sciences university. The University’s students have the possibility to study in a modern and inspirational environment using 21st century equipment and taught by the most distinguished professors in three languages: Hungarian, English and German.
Over 240 years of tradition
Semmelweis University’s history started in 1769 when Queen Maria Theresafounded the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Nagyszombat. Today 70% of Hungary’s dentists, 50% of its pharmacists, 42% of its doctors and 27% of its healthcare professionals are Semmelweis graduates. On the 200th anniversary of its foundation, the University took the name of Ignaz Semmelweis, the world famous doctor.
At the top of university rankings
Semmelweis University possesses prestigious place in domestic and international rankings as well. According to HVG’s ranking Semmelweis University is the top higher education institution in the country based on aggregate student and staff excellence. Numerous programmes at the various faculties earned a top place in the rankings per specific field. Almost a third of the ca. 11,000 students are international who came to Budapest from 78 countries of 5 continents.
FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROGRAMMES AT SEMMELWEIS UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Dentistry
The degree attained at the end of the five-year programme enables the students to practice dentistry and treat patients immediately.
Dentistry Programme (English, German)
Faculty of Health and Public Services
The youngest faculty of the university was founded by three institutions dealing with natural and social sciences.
MSc in Health Services Management (Slovakian)
Faculty of Health Sciences
The faculty provides students with competitive and high quality education supported by modern technology and motivating learning environment in the field of health sciences.
BSc: Physiotherapy, Nursing, Midwifery (English)
MSc: Physiotherapy, Nursing (English, Italian)
Faculty of Medicine
Semmelweis University’s largest and oldest faculty where graduate and postgraduate education takes place in three languages.
General Medicine Programme (English, German)
Faculty of Pharmacy
Professionals with the most insightful and thorough knowledge in molecular sciences are trained at the faculty, who upon the completion of the course have an ample variety of jobs to choose from, ranging from those of at pharmacies to the pharmaceutical industry.
Pharmacy Programme (English, German)
András Pető Faculty
Conductor training started in 1963. Since then, it has been improved up to BA level education.
In 2017, the András Pető College was integrated to the Semmelweis University as the András Pető Faculty.
The integration as the sixth faculty of the University brought a new feature of education which is the pedagogical field of education. The faculty provides conductor training, the professional using conductive education for supporting people in their improvement in dealing with motor and coordination challenges due to the impairment of the central nervous system.
Facts and Figures
More than 2000 students graduated since conductor training has started. Among these students there are Hungarian as well as international students, since the 1980’s.
The Faculty has participated in international Erasmus programmes via different European projects, and different Erasmus+ student programmes. The Practicing Institutions of the Faculty also accepts students for Erasmus+ traineeship programme and offers the opportunity to get familiar with the practice of conductive education.
The Faculty has different higher education co-operations in Europe, such as the United Kingdom, Germany, Russia, Ukraine and Romania.
Training of Japanese conductors gave the opportunity to establish conductive education institutions in Japan, as our first Asian partners.
New education cooperation has been established in the Public Republic of China, Shandong, and Jinan.
More than 30 years of experience in co-education is gained with the Aquinas College, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States.
The Faculty continuously working on developing its education programmes in Hungarian and English and the co-operations with other higher education institutions.
International Recognition of the Degree Obtained at the András Pető Faculty
The conductor degree is well known all over the world. Due to the specialty of the conductor profession and its training programme it has been on the process of recognising this diploma not only in Europe, but all over the world. Based on our experience the conductors welcome in all countries of the world. In some cases, the Faculty is asked to provide certificates on the type of education, and in the United States, conductors may be asked to complete required exams by the State and a proficiency level exam in English.
School of Ph.D. Studies
Being one of the most influential institutions of Ph.D. studies in Hungary, it offers postgraduate studies in 7 doctoral schools.
Medical And Health Science
One-Tier Master Course