The University of Szeged (USZ) is acclaimed for its research activities, its excellence in education and is commitment to being in tune with scientific developments. Study fields of all walks of scientific life are represented in the 12 faculties and the Teacher Training Centre that offer hundreds of training courses, including Bachelor, Master, integrated, undivided and Doctoral training courses, higher education specialisation, various postgraduate as well as adult education programmes. The USZ is one of the largest domestic higher education complexes where about 21,000 university students, including more than 3,500 foreign students, enrich their knowledge.
The University of Szeged is proud of being acknowledged as a research university, a status solely granted to those universities that possess the highest level training and research capacities or accomplish research results in numerous scientific fields. This status qualifies the University to play a key role in implementing strategic national objectives, to demonstrate preeminent position in international education rankings and to achieve active international student mobility.
Continuous, strategic basic and applied research is of paramount importance: talent management is a priority task at all levels of training. Conducting research of an internationally standard and preserving the research university status and nature are core missions of the USZ and they are inseparable from maintaining the University’s outstanding quality of education. Research, development and innovation activities conducted as part of national and international framework programmes involve knowledge expanding and problem solving research, along with service and product development.