About University Of Debrecen

by / Monday, 23 December 2013 / Published in University Of Debrecen

About University Of Debrecen

The University of Debrecen is one of the most prestigious universities in About University Of DebrecenHungary. Hungary is situated in Central Europe and it is a full member of both the European Union and the Schengen Agreement. Debrecen has some 250,000 inhabitants and although it is not huge in international terms, it is still the second largest city of Hungary; only the capital (Budapest) is bigger. Debrecen is a tranquil and safe city with a picturesque university main campus located in the “Big Forest” region.  All major buildings and most students’ accommodation facilities are within the walls of the main campus, thus there is practically no need to travel between the various departments and the accommodation area.

The History of the University of Debrecen dates back to 1538, when the Reformed College of Debrecen was established. The first faculties of the then called Hungarian Royal University of Sciences (established in 1912) grew out of the College making the University of Debrecen the higher education institute with the longest continuous history in Hungary. Medical studies started in 1918, this was Central Europe’s first campus medical school. Today the 15 faculties situated on 7 campuses have over 34,000 students. The international programs were launched in 1987 and all of them are delivered in English. At present, the number of international students is about 3,300 and they represent countries from all major regions of the world, including Europe, the Middle and Far East, Africa, and North America.


The University of Debrecen, like all higher education institutes, conducts its programs according to the European Qualifications Framework of the Bologna Process. Thus diplomas attained at the University of Debrecen are generally accepted in the countries of the European Union.

Education at the Medical and Health Science Center is accredited by the World Health Organization (WHO), US Department of Education, The State Education Department (NY, USA), Medical Board of California the General Medicine Council (UK – PLAB exam is compulsory), Medical Councils of Israel, Ireland, Iran and Norway. It is accepted for registration purposes in most other European countries and in India, where a qualifying exam is required.


Both the Hostel and Student Apartment Hostel are situated within the walls of the campus, and they can accommodate 370 students in neatly arranged small apartments.  The monthly cost of the accommodation in the University Hostels is approximately $300-500.  For further and up-to-date information please visit the official web-site of the University’s partner agency, TROUBLESHOOTER at www.troubleshooter.hu  OR http://www.edu.unideb.hu/

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