• Foundation programs
  • Undergraduate programs
  • Graduate programs
  • One-tier programs
  • PhD/Doctoral programs
  • International Study Semester Program
  • Application and admission
  • Loans and scholarships
  • Tuition Fees and Fees for Extra Proceedings
  • Brochures
  • Representatives
  • Campus-Korea
  • Visa and Residence Permit
  • Registrar’s office
  • Downloads
  • Timetables
  • Bulletins
  • University calendars
  • Rules and Regulations
  • E-books
  • Clinical-block practice
  • State exam
  • Internship year (Medical)
  • Kaplan USMLE Course
  • Research Activities
  • Innovation and Collaboration
  • Technology Transfer
  • Research Groups
  • Tenders
  • Faculties
  • Organization
  • Strategy
  • Accreditation
  • Facts and figures
  • History
  • Hungary and the city of Debrecen
  • Alumni
  • Videos
  • Contacts
  • FAQ
  • Health Insurance
  • Immigration Office
  • Good to know
  • Accommodation
  • Cost of Living
  • Sporting possibilities
  • Student life
  • Transportation
  • Useful Links
  • Gallery
  • Videos
  • Maps
  • Hungary and the city of Debrecen

    Country info:
    • Hungary is a European Union member country located in Central Europe
    • the country has borders with Austria, Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia
    • population ca. 10 million

    City info:
    • with 220 thousand inhabitants Debrecen is the second largest city in the country
    • it is a cultural, educational and economic center of Eastern Hungary
    • seat of Hungarian Protestantism


    City life:
    • year round high-quality programs including festivals, concerts and all sorts of sporting events
    • main attractions and places to visit:
      • Hortobágy National Park
      • Great Forest of Debrecen
      • Aquaticum Medicinal and Bath Centre w/ Mediterranean Pleasure Bath
      • Debrecen Zoo
      • Lake Békás
      • Főnix hall – national and international sports events center (capacity: 8,000 spectators)
      • Debrecen Ice Rink
      • indoor swimming pool with several pools
      • Kölcsey Convention Centre – the largest conference center of Eastern Hungary (capacity: 1,150 people)
      • MODEM (Modern and Contemporary Arts Centre)


    Brief history
    • 1235 – First reference to Debrecen in ancient charters
    • 1538 – Establishment of the College of the Reformed Church in Debrecen
    • 1567 – Higher education starts in the College
    • 1693 – Debrecen is declared a free royal town
    • 1849 – Debrecen is the capital of Hungary
    • 1912 – Establishment of the State University of Debrecen with Faculties of Arts, Law, Medicine and Theology
    • 1914 – Some parts of the university are functioning in the College building
    • 1918 – Inauguration of the Main Building of the Medical Faculty by King Charles IV of Hungary
    • 1921 – The Medical Faculty starts to function
    • 1932 – Building of the campus is finished
    • 1944 – During the world war the town is again the capital of Hungary but the university gets abandoned for a while
    • 1949 – The only year the university has five faculties
    • 1950 – Faculty of Law idles, Faculty of Science is established
    • 1951 – The university is divided into three parts (Academy of Theology, Medical School, Lajos Kossuth University of Arts and Science)
    • 1991 – Debrecen Universitas Association is established
    • 1998 – Federation of Debrecen Universities is founded
    • 2000 – The federation transforms into the unified Debrecen University with all the customary faculties and 20 thousand students.

    University of Debrecen H-4032 Debrecen, Egyetem tér 1.
    +36 52 258 058 (Secreteriat) +36 52 258 051, 052, 067 (Medical Programs) +36 52 518 659 (Non-Medical Programs)

    Contact

    University of debrecen
    H-4032 Debrecen, Egyetem tér 1.
    Phone: +36 (52) 258-058
    Call Us
    E-mail:

    2016 © All rights reserved - University of Debrecen