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History

Semmelweis University’s history started 250 years ago in 1769, when Queen Maria Theresa added a medical faculty to the University of Nagyszombat (now Trnava, Slovakia). Not long after, the university moved first to Buda then to Pest (now Budapest) and, once the university settled in its permanent location, a period of great development commenced. 

Education

With its six faculties and a Doctoral School, the University covers all aspects of medical and health sciences education. 

The university runs programs in 3 languages: in addition to Hungarian, students have been able to pursue their studies in German since 1983 and in English since 1989. 

Today, students from around the globe come to Semmelweis University to acquire hands-on, competitive knowledge from distinguished professors on graduate and postgraduate levels an environment equipped with state-of-the-art technology. 

Semmelweis University boasts a truly international community, students come from 110 different countries.

Research

Research, development and innovation are fundamental and integral parts of the University’s activities responding to the world’s greatest challenges in the field of medicine. 

Traditional areas of research such as cardiology, oncology, neurosciences molecular and translational medicine along with pharmaceutical research are supported and complemented by innovative disciplines like artificial intelligence, translational biotechnology, big data and regenerative medicine using and cutting-edge technology.

Career

Our programs meet international standards and the educational requirements of the Hungarian Accreditation Committee (MAB). Each year, over 1,500 students earn their diplomas from one of the Semmelweis University’s six faculties, and typically find their first jobs within three months of graduation.  

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2024
251 -50
2023
201 50
2022
251
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2023
601
2022
601 100
2021
701
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2024
-
2023
653 -20
2022
633
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

Semmelweis University in Budapest is a diverse school of many nationalities. We are fully aware of the fact that arriving in a foreign country and getting used to a new environment can be very challenging. Student offices assist students in managing their academic and financial administration as well as finding what is useful for them among university services.

Housing services

Semmelweis University currently has five dormitories and two professional dormitories that provides accommodation for more than 900 students in their halls of residence. 

"Semmelweis Housing" offers counseling to Semmelweis University students only. The exclusive real estate agency helps students moving to Budapest and to find ideal home for the time of their university studies.

Library services

Semmelweis University’s Central Library - together with its library units - constitutes one of the largest and most modern medical special collections in Hungary. The library is currently available in two locations: the Basic Medical Science Centre Branch and the Central Branch located at Mikszáth Kálmán tér 5.

Student Life

Campus life

Semmelweis University has a large number of buildings, which are used for teaching, research, and patient care. A special feature of these buildings is that they bear stylistic features from many different historical periods. They are the scenes of your university life, the places of friendships, romance, and shared studies. Most of the buildings are scattered throughout the centre of Budapest. You can quickly get anywhere in the city by public transportation. 

The University has nearly 40 departments distributed among the 4 main clinical centres. 

Sports facilities

Semmelweis University offers a wide range of sporting opportunities for students. Physical education classes are compulsory at most faculties during the first four semesters. The various training sessions (water polo, volleyball, basketball, handball) and optional sports activities (judo, aerobics, yoga, tennis, frisbee, zumba) further add to the variety of options.

Student clubs

• ERASMUS Student Network (ESN)

• Budapest Medical Students’ Association

• Hungarian Pharmaceutical Students’ Association

• Hungarian Association of Dental Students

• International Semmelweis Student Association

• German-speaking Student Association of Semmelweis

• Semmelweis University Students’ Union

• African Students Union of Semmelweis

• British and Irish Semmelweis Student Association

• Student Association of Cypriot Students

• Indians/South Asians Student Semmelweis Association

• Semmelweis Iranian Students’ Association

• Israeli Student Organization in Hungary

• Semmelweis Korean Association

• North American Semmelweis Students’ Association

• Association of Norwegian Students Abroad Charity Group

Accreditation

The University is listed in the WHO's directory of Medical Schools. The faculties of the University are accredited by the Hungarian Accreditation Board.

Semmelweis University Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships for Semmelweis University. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
CEEPUS (Central European Exchange Program for University Studies)
Merit-based Need-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mozida Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
29 Feb 2024
Voice Talent Online Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Voice Talent Online
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Biotin Xtreme Hair Care Annual Scholarship 2023: Empowering The Future Of Hair Care
General Scholarships

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Biotin Xtreme Hair Care
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1350 EUR
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
ELES-Scholarship (Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerk)
Merit-based Need-based

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Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 EUR
Deadline
15 Sep 2024
ARGE Donauländer Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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Province of Lower Austria
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
10 Mar 2024
“The Hope For Healing” Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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FHE Health
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Spreadsheet Gladiator Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Coefficient
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
200 USD
Deadline
29 Feb 2024
Wiingy Future STEM Leaders Scholarship
Merit-based

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Wiingy
Location not available

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