The University has conducted degree programmes in English for more than 30 years and so has become one of the most internationalized universities in Hungary. We are proud to host more than 4,000 international students – who come from more than 100 countries world-wide. The university offers more than 50 degree programmes and preparatory courses for international students taught in English and German.
The University of Pécs is located in the uniquely beautiful, vibrant and lively city of Pécs – a proper, multi-campus university town – which was designated to be the European Capital of Culture in 2010. The large international student population has become essential part not only the university but of the city’s everyday life as well. In 2017 the city of Pécs has received the UNESCO Global Learning City Award.
6 REASONS TO CHOOSE THE UNIVERSITY OF PÉCS
1. Exceptionally wide experience and tradition in higher education
The University of Pécs celebrates its 650th anniversary of foundation in 2017.
2. Valuable EU degree
The entire institution, as well as many of our faculties and study programs took leading positions in highly recognized international rankings.
3. Lively international student community
UP hosts more than 4000 foreign students coming from more than 100 countries.
4. Prime location and optimal climatic conditions
Hungary is well connected for travel within Europe, discovering more European countries is easy. Pécs is a very friendly, safe and liveable city and it is famous for its cultural sights and Mediterranean climate – hot summers and mild winters.
5. Low living expenses
Pécs is an affordable student city, where the cost of living is considerably lower than in the capital city of Hungary and other Central and Western European countries.
6. Practical support
With the help of the personal tutors (buddy) students can easily integrate into the university environment. Buddies help with practical matters such as opening a bank account, applying for residence permit and finding accommodation.
Besides being the oldest university in the country, the University of Pécs has earned a prominent position in terms of international excellence as well. The entire institution, as well as many of our faculties and study programmes took leading positions in highly recognized international rankings:
UP is ranked among the top Hungarian universities.
UP belongs to the leading 3.6% of international higher education institutions worldwide (CWUR)
(More information: http://pte.hu/english/rankings)
The University of Pécs has ten renovated dormitories located in quiet, residential areas of the city. The Faculties of the University as well as the city centre are easily accessible from the dormitories. The rooms are nicely furnished and contain bathrooms, bedclothes are supplied as well.
Facilities include: WIFI, study room, lounge, gym, bike storage, parking slots, cafeteria , student club
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