Semmelweis University (SU) has a more than 240 year old tradition of academic excellence and commitment to the education of physicians and is the only university in Hungary dedicated solely to health science studies from undergraduate to professional level. It is Hungary’s largest health-care institution and one of the most important education centres, with a reputation for practically orientated training of surgeons and doctors based on the latest results of scientific research.
It offers an exciting mixture of courses and research opportunities closely linked to current health care practice. The University has 6 faculties (Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Science, College of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Public Services), 27 clinics and currently it is educating 12,000 students. The scientific life is characterised by the numbers of 1.500 publications / year, 1.400 impact factors / year and 35 – 40 Ph.D. dissertations /year. The university is proud of its three Nobel-prize winners, Hungarian doctors having studied at the university.