Over a third of Semmelweis University’s students are international who have been in a particularly difficult situation since the onset of the coronavirus. Unable to travel back to their home countries, they stayed in Budapest continuing their studies. Despite the extraordinary circumstances many of them voluntarily undertook to play an active part in PCR screening. In our article Mustafa Ghulam, a student from Pakistan shares his experiences studying and volunteering at Semmelweis University in the time of the coronavirus.
Gao Min, an alumna of Guangxi University, China, is a PhD student of BME Faculty of Mechanical Engineering researches retina stimulation opportunities at the Department of Mechatronics, Optics and Mechanical Engineering Informatics. In the interview, she talked not only about her research topic, but also her favourite Hungarian dishes and places in Budapest.
The winter term is just about to start and in December Hungarian universities start their examination periods. It is a challenging time and a well-planned schedule can help you a lot to get ready for your exams. Check out the most important dates of selected major Hungarian universities!
Sustainability is key in our modern world and it is more and more important to raise awareness to the eco-conscious way of living. To bring this idea closer, three German Erasmus students Jan, Louisa and Carlotta at the Óbuda University created the Facebook site Sustainability in Budapest, which is a virtual exhibition that shows eco-friendly solutions in the city of Budapest. Let’s see some of their findings!
Alper Uzun, who studied at the Trakya University in Turkey, chose BME as a location of his master studies. In Budapest, he loves not only the historical background, but also the view from the Gellert hill. But you have to perform, no easy grades, he adds. Interview.
After his bachelors made in Turkey, Yahya Kara graduated at BME as an MSc mechanical engineer. He pursued his studies on PhD level, at the Department of Polymer Technology. Interview about education quality, Budapest life, and his experiences as an international student.