The University of Szeged is one of Hungary's most prestigious higher education institutions. It is the knowledge center of South-East Hungary playing an active part in facilitating regional, social, economic and cultural development in the Southern Great Plain region of the country.
The university's twelve faculties offer hundreds of training courses. International study programs have been available since 1985. Over 2,500 students of 90 nationalities study here each year. The university has good connections with more than 500 high-ranking universities from all over the world. In 2014 the university was ranked highest of the Hungarian higher education institutions on the QS World University list.
The University of Szeged is a research university where outstanding research, development and innovative work is conducted.
The 2,500 instructors and researchers are actively involved in national and international research projects. There are 19 doctoral schools and numerous internationally renowned research teams, many of which are also supported by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
The one-time rector of the university, Albert Szent-Györgyi received the Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine in 1937 for his discoveries of - among others - the vitamin C content of paprika, a famous product of the region.
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Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI) Laser Research Centre
The new ELI (Extreme Light Infrastructure) Laser Research Centre in Szeged, will largely contribute to the scientific and technological developments of the region and the university. It will open a doorway into new territories within Physics as well as establishing such new technical developments as relativistic microelectronics and small laser particle accelerators. ELI will have a considerable impact on numerous fields of materials sciences, medicine and environment protection.
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