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University of Pécs
Pécs, 7622, Vasvári Pál u. 4.

The University of Pécs, the oldest university in Hungary, was founded in 1367. It is one of the largest Institutions of Higher Education in the country and offers a wide spectrum of study programs to approximately 20,000 students. Representing classical values while successfully adapting to the present and using diverse methods of teaching, well-known and recognized professors, well-equipped classrooms and dormitories enable students to get the best out of their education abroad and provide them highly competitive degrees.

With a tradition of more than 30 years of offering degree programs in English, the University has become one of the most internationalized institutions in Hungary. We now proudly host over 4,500 foreign students representing more than 110 countries all over of the world. UP offers around 70 programs, from preparatory courses to PhD and post graduate trainings programs for international students taught in English and German.

The University of Pécs is located in the uniquely beautiful, vibrant and historically enriched city of Pécs – a proper, multi-campus university town – no wonder that it was declared as the European Capital of Culture in 2010 by UNESCO. The large international student population has become an essential part not only in the university but in city’s everyday life as well. In 2017 the city of Pécs has received the UNESCO Global Learning City award.


1.    Exceptionally wide experience and tradition in higher education 
UP has been shaping the young academic society for over six-and-a-half centuries, not just in Hungary, but internationally as well. 
2.    Valuable EU degree
Fresh graduates can start their dream careers in the domain of public or private employment sphere regarding their professional field of studies not just in Hungary, but abroad as well, since the diploma is recognized in the EU and beyond.
3.    Lively international student community
UP hosts nearly more than 4500 foreign students coming from more than 110 countries.
4.    Prime location and optimal climatic conditions
Hungary is well connected for travel within Europe, discovering more European countries is easy. Pécs is very friendly, safe and liveable city and it is famous for its cultural sights and Mediterranean climate – hot summers and mild winters. 
5.    Low living expenses 
Pécs is an affordable student city, where the cost of living is considerably lower than in the capital city of Hungary and other Central and Western European countries.
6.    Practical support 
University of Pécs has developed services to make newcomers’ transitions and integration as smooth as possible: numerous student services, mentor programs, legal aid clinic, counselling, etc.


  • Ranked among TOP 3 Hungarian universities
  • UP belongs to the leading 2,5% of international higher education institutions worldwide (QS World University Rankings 2021)
  • Awarded with 6 Student Satisfaction Medals by the 2019 Student Satisfaction Awards powered by StudyPortals
  • Ranked as the 2nd Greenest University Hungary, among 719 most environmental friendly higher education institutions worldwide By Green Metric Ranking
  • University of Pécs is 987th place of nearly 28 000 higher education institutions in terms of academic performance (URAP University Ranking By Academic Performance)
  • UP has achieved the 127th place in Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economics University Rankings


Bachelor Programmes

Master Programmes

OTM Programmes

Doctoral Programmes

Business Administration and Management BSc

Applied Management MSc

Architecture OTM

Business Administration Phd

Tourism and Catering BSc

Enterprise Development and Enterpreneurship MSc

General Medicine OTM

Regional Development Phd

Dietetics BSc

Applied Mathematics MSc

Dentistry OTM

Health Sciences Phd

Midwifery BSc

Biology MSc

Pharmacy OTM

Biology Phd

Nursing BSc

Chemistry MSc

Painting OTM

Chemistry Phd

Physiotherapy BSc

Geography MSc

Sculpture OTM

Earth Sciences Phd

Biology BSc

Physics MSc

Graphic Art specialising in Graphic Design OTM

Physics Phd

Chemistry BSc

American Studies MA

Renewal of the Hungarian Legal System in the Spirit of the Rule of Law and European Integration

Computer Science BSc

Archeology MA

Architecture DLA

Earth Sciences BSc

Andragogy MA

Architectural Engineering Phd

Geography BSc

English Studies MA

Basic Medical Sciences Phd

Mathematics BSc

Human Resources Counselling MA

Clinical Medical Sciences PhD

Physical Training BSc

International Relations MA

Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences PhD

Physics BSc

Psychology MA

Clinical Neurosciences PhD

Archeology BA

Social Policy MA

Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences PhD

Communication and Media Science BA

Social Work MA

PhD in Psychology

English and American Studies BA

Ceramics Design MA

Doctoral programme in International Politics

Germanic Studies BA (Specialisation German Studies)

Classical Singing MA

PhD in British, Irish, and American Literatures in English

Germanic Studies BA (Specialisation German as Ethnic Minority Language)

Choral Conducting MA

PhD in Philisophy

Hungarian Literature and Linguistics BA

Music Performance MA (Piano, Violin, Flute, Guitar)

International Relations BA

Architectural Engineering MSc

Pedagogy (Intercultural Educational Assistant Specialization) BA

Biomedical Engineering MSc

Psychology BA

Computer Science Engineering MSc

Romology BA

Interior and Spatial design MA

Romance Philology and Cultures BA (Specialization in French Studies) Licence en philologie romane (Spécialité d’Études françaises)

Structural Engineering MSc

Romance Philology and Cultures BA (Specialization in Italian Studies) Filologia romanza e cultura neolatina BA (Specializzazione in studi italiani)

Biotechnology MSc

Romance Philology and Cultures BA (Specialization in Spanish Studies) Lenguas y Culturas Neolatinas BA, especialidad en Estudios Hispánicos

APRN Nursing MSc

Slavonic Studies BA (Russian Philology) Славянская филология (специальность: Русская филология)

Clinical Laboratory Science MSc

Social Work BA

Architectural Engineering BSc

Computer Science Engineering BSc

Civil Engineering BSc

Electrical Engineering BSc

Pre-school Teaching BA

Classical Singing BA

Classical Music Performance (Piano, Guitar, Violin, Viola, Flute)

Ceramics Design BA

Electronic Music and Media Artist BA

Orchestral and Choral Conducting BA

University of Pécs offers a non-degree program, preparatory courses for Hungarian and English language, as well as numerous Summer Schools.

For more information or application, please visit our website or contact us:
Website: http://international.pte.hu/
Online application website: https://apply.pte.hu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/study.in.pecs.hungary/
E-mail: international@pte.hu


The University of Pécs has ten renovated dormitories located in quiet, residential areas of the city. The Faculties of the University, as well as the city centre are easily accessible from the dormitories. The rooms are nicely furnished and contain bathrooms, a kitchen and bedclothes are supplied as well.
Facilities include: WIFI, study room, lounge, gym, bike storage, parking slots, cafeteria, student club.

  • English
  • German
  • Hungarian
Study area
  • Arts and Art Education
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Economic Science
  • Legal Science
  • Medical and Health Science
  • Natural Science
  • Social Science
  • Teacher Training
  • Engineering Science
  • Sport Science
  • BA/BSc
  • MA/MSc/MBA
  • one-tier Master course
  • preparatory program
  • summer school