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Welcome and thank you for your interest in the University of Debrecen. This website will introduce you to the non-medical academic programmes offered by our university, whose rich traditions, diversity and excellence continue to amaze students from all over the world. As residents of one of the most exquisite university campuses in Central Europe, our students are engaged in an intellectually challenging environment with various educational events as well as a culturally vibrant local community.
The University of Debrecen is the second largest university in Hungary, is situated in Central Europe, and is a full member of both the European Union and the Schengen Agreement. The history of the University of Debrecen dates back to 1538 when the Reformed College of Debrecen was established. The international programs were launched in 1987, and all of them are delivered in English. At present, there are about 30,000 students and the number of international students is about 3,300, and they represent countries from all major regions of the world, including Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa, and North America. The teaching staff of more than 1,700 provides quality education in 15 faculties and 20 doctoral schools, offering the widest choice of majors in the country.
The University of Debrecen is proud to offer more than 30 degree programs in English: We offer International Foundation Year and Semester, various types of English Language Courses, Undergraduate, Graduate and PhD programs in medical and health sciences, IT, engineering, science, arts, business, music and agriculture.