Semmelweis University of Medical Sciences





Founded in 1769 as the Medical Faculty of the University of Nagyszombat, Semmelweis University is the oldest medical school in Hungary. The Faculty became an independent medical school after World War II and has developed into a university that teaches medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, health sciences, health management, as well as physical education and sport sciences.

The University currently has a student body of nearly 12,000, some 20% of which are foreign students [mostly in the Faculty of Medicine]. Its six faculties offer a wide range of programmes from undergraduate to doctorate level in three languages: Hungarian, English and German.

Semmelweis University is the largest health care institution in Hungary.

Courses offered through English


The university has student dormitories. You should budget for about €300 a month.