University of Pecs





The University of Pecs was founded in 2000, through the merger of Janus Pannonius University, the Medical University of Pecs and the Illyes Gyula Teacher Training College. With some 29,000 students, the university is one of the largest in Hungary.

The University of Pecs comprises 10 faculties. The Medical School has some 2,700 students of whom about half are international students The predecessor of the Medical School was the Medical University of Pecs [previously the Medical Faculty of the Royal Hungarian Elizabeth University] which operated as an independent institution from 1951 to 1999 The Royal Hungarian Elizabeth University had been established in 1918.

The English language medical programme Pecs was launched in 1984. The first class graduated in 1990. Each year, some 125 general medicine, and 25 dentistry students commence their studies, through English, at Pecs.

Courses offered through English


The university offers free apartment-finding services for current and prospective students looking for housing in Pecs