Szent István University's rich history dates back to the 18th century. With such a long history and legacy of excellence, Szent István University stands as a central pillar of higher education in Hungary and throughout the region.
Szent István University strives to become a leading and significant international institution of higher education and knowledge in the Carpathian Basin, uniquely unifying the spectrum of agriculture and other connected disciplines at a national level.
Our mission, in close cooperation with our partners, is to serve Hungary’s economic and social progress, as well as contribute to the renewal and development of the countryside and the field of agriculture with outstanding education, research and development, counselling, and innovation activities.
Research activity of the Szent István University (SZIU) has long term traditions. As recognition of its scientific activity SZIU received a qualification of "excellent university" in 2010. Scientific cooperation within the university and with other higher educational institutions, academic and research institutes is very important. It became more and more important to be in contact with the business sector as well.
Szent István University offers its students scientific advancement and professional opportunities on their career path, while offering highly elaborated, new generation training programmes to its excellent students most committed to sciences. SZIU seeks to broaden and popularise agricultural career options as its primary mission.
Here at Szent István University we use centralized user management. It means the users can use the same identifier and password to access various IT systems. We call these identifiers SZIU ID. For SZIU students the SZIU ID is the same as the Neptun ID/ Neptun code.Szent István University is connected to Eduroam internet service, the global wifi service for academia.
If you are an EU citizen, you can use your E111 card at every doctor's office (if not private practice) in case of emergency. Otherwise you have to pay for healthcare, but you can forward your bills to your insurance company for reimbursement, depending on your private insurance.
The course was validated in Malta by the NCFHE (National Commission for Further and Higher Education) which ensures the validity of the ECTS accreditation at Masters level in the European Union – stated Mr. Stephen D’Alessandro, the director of Advenio eAcademy, Malta. The training is very intensive and it sets high expectations, but these conditions guarantee the high level and the quality of the course for the students.