Faculty of Education for Children and Special Educational Needs

History and education

  • The Campus in Hajdúböszörmény was established in 1971
  • The Faculty offers quite a wide range of educational programs:
  • Kindergarten Educator BA: 6 semesters
  • Kindergarten Educator specialization Roma Ethnic Minorities BA: 6 semesters
  • Infant and Child Care Studies BA: 6 semesters
  • Social Pedagogy BA: 6+1 semesters
  • Social Pedagogy MA: 4 semesters
  • Romany Studies: 6 semesters
  • Postgraduate Specialization degree programs in several fields: 4 semesters


  • The mission of the Faculty is to equip the students with valuable and up-to-date knowledge that will enable them to excel professionally and realize themselves personally in several fields of the educational and social sphere.
  • The faculty offers broad professional perspectives as well as keeping the traditions, offering diversity and the opportunity to become a successful intellectual.
  • Training kindergarten attached to the Faculty is running at the Campus where students can gain valuable experience in caring for and teaching children aged 3-6. Practical training in kindergartens is a major integral part of the Kindergarten Educator BA programme.



Kindergarten Education, BA in English!



The professional development of the courses offered at the Faculty is supported by high-quality research work, The research teams are led by professionals of national renown, whose results are widely published in course books, periodicals, journals and their own book series.

  • Association for Applied Narratology
  • Multicultural Workshop for Creating Opportunities and Talent Support
  • Visual and Music Pedagogy Horizon
  • Society in Change - Childhood in Change
  • Children’s Rights


International Relations

We have always been seeking opportunities to promote professional cooperation at an international level. Our international relations network offers our students the opportunity to gain experience of studying abroad with scholarships to improve their knowledge and adapt to today’s new challenges requiring flexibility.


The Faculty has had effective longer-or-shorter term partnerships with several educational institutions with a similar training profile:


  • Austria (Graz)
  • Estonia (Tartu)
  • Finland (Tampere)
  • Germany (München, Koblenz-Landau, Freiburg)
  • Italy (Reggio Emilia)
  • Poland (Kraków)
  • Romania (Oradea)
  • Slovakia (Nitra, Presov)
  • Spain (Madrid, Sevilla)
  • Turkey (Samsun, İstanbul)
  • Portugal (Coimbra) 
  • United Kingdom (Plymouth) 
  • Kazakhstan (Almaty) 
  • Russia (Moscow) 
  • Slovenia (Ljubjana) 
  • Serbia (Subotica) 


General Contact Information

Address: 4220 Hajdúböszörmény, Désány István utca 1-9.
Phone: +36-52/229-433
Fax: +36-52/229-559
Dean: Erzsébet-Gortka Rákó PhD


Student Academic Information

Registrar’s Office
Address: 4220 Hajdúböszörmény, Désány István utca 1-9.
Phone: +36-52/229-049
Business hours: Monday–Friday 8.00–11.00


Student Hostel
Address: 4220 Hajdúböszörmény, Désány István utca 1-9.
Phone: +36-52/560-160
Fax: +36-52/229-230