University of Pécs

World University Rankings 2024
Impact Rankings 2023
Vasvári Pál utca 4, H-7622 Pécs, Hungary

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The University of Pécs (UP), with its 22,000 students, more than 1,700 lecturers and researchers and ten faculties, is one of the largest higher education institutions in Hungary and the centre of knowledge within the Transdanubian region. Covering a wide range of academic areas, it reaches out far beyond the city of Pécs. UP runs training programmes in the towns of Szekszárd, Kaposvár, Szombathely and Zalaegerszeg. Due to the successful implementation of the Bologna education system, students can get involved in a dynamic European higher education system. Instead of taking traditional college and university courses, students first acquire an undergraduate (BA or BSc) degree, and then a master's degree (MA or MSc). Those students who decide to dedicate some more years to science may also apply for a doctoral training (PhD or DLA) programme. The University of Pécs is one of the top research universities in the country with a vast professional research background.

The Szentágothai Research Centre is home to several medical and scientific researches. The university has 22 doctoral schools that cover a broad spectrum of science and arts. The University of Pécs puts a lot of emphasis on talent management. There are several academic colleges and student circles to support the academic work of UP students. The UP Clinical Centre is one of the largest healthcare providers in Hungary. With its 28 clinics and nearly 3,000 staff members, the centre has provided healthcare for several decades in Pécs and the surrounding region. The centre also plays an active role in the practical education of medical students and healthcare professionals. Working in close collaboration with the Medical School and the Faculty of Health Sciences, it combines high-level knowledge with modern medical techniques.

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Key statistics

  • 13.7
    No. of students per staff
  • 59 : 41
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 24%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 16,267
    Number of FTE Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2024 World University Rankings

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