Medical University
Szeged, Hungary

Study human or dental medicine in German or English!

Medical University of Szeged Hungary

At a glance

Application deadline

30 June 2024

Admission procedure



7.600€ / semester

Study places



6 years



Medical studies in Szeged

At the University of Szeged, over 140 years of tradition are combined with modern, multilingual teaching. You can study human medicine and dentistry in Hungarian as well as in English. You also have the option of studying human medicine in German. Of the current 7,300 students, around 1,200 come from abroad, which underlines the international orientation of the education. Due to the German-language degree programme, there is a large German-speaking community of medical students in Szeged.

The attractiveness of the University of Szeged is also reflected in the international field of students, through which contacts are made all over the world. More than 3,000 doctors trained in Szeged are now practising their profession in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

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Medical University of Szeged, Hungary

Medical studies at the University of Szeged are available in English as well as German. Although it was founded at a different time than Semmelweis University, the Medical University of Szeged has an impressive history and is an important educational pillar in Szeged. A considerable proportion of students come from abroad, which emphasises the international orientation of the education.

At the University of Szeged, decades of tradition are combined with modern, multilingual teaching. The degree programmes in human medicine and dentistry can be studied in German and English as well as Hungarian. Due to the EU-compliant orientation of the curriculum, it is possible to transfer to Germany. Nevertheless, many students complete their studies in Szeged, as both the university and the city itself offer many advantages for students.

The internationality of the University of Szeged is also reflected in the wide range of students from different countries. Many doctors trained in Szeged have continued their careers in different parts of Europe, including countries such as Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

  • The study of human medicine at the University of Szeged lasts six years and follows the curriculum established in Hungary valid curriculum, dentistry can be completed in five years.
  • Possible languages of study include English and German.
  • The degree programme and the professional doctorate obtained are fully recognised in Germany, Austria and all other EU countries.
  • According to the EU Directive 2005/36/EC, nothing stands in the way of starting specialist training after graduation.

Studying medicine with tradition

The University of Szeged has decades of experience in teaching medical knowledge. Multilingual professors teach according to the latest research standards, and medical studies are offered in German and English, among other languages. Students at the University of Szeged benefit not only from the international orientation of the educational institution and its location. The Hungarian city of Szeged offers students a wide range of cultural and gastronomic opportunities.

Admission procedure

To be in the English degree programme To get a place at the medical university in Szeged, you have to pass a science entrance test (biology, chemistry, general English and biomedical English) and submit a letter of motivation by the deadline. In addition, a personal interview will take place via Zoom. In the course of the application process, we support you with round-the-clock tutoring and provide you with an e-learning platform specially developed by futuredoctor with over 100 learning videos and test simulations. Of course, we will also prepare you for the interview. With our support, you can take part in the admission procedure with confidence and drive and subsequently start your dream studies!

For the German-language degree programmes in human medicine and dentistry at the medical university in Szeged there is an individual admission procedure. futuredoctor takes care of the entire admission procedure for you, so you don't have to take care of it yourself.

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With the help of our e-learning platform and our learning app, you have the opportunity to prepare for the entrance examination at the Medical University of Szeged and for your studies flexibly and from anywhere.

The platform contains over 100 learning videos as well as multiple and single-choice questions in biology and chemistry. This way, you can prepare for the entrance exam in Szeged in a goal-oriented way! You can also carry out test simulations.

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The city of Szeged at a glance

Szeged has something for everyone - from dramatic history and extravagant architecture to high quality standards and a diverse, highly recognised medical education at the University of Szeged, which is second to none in Eastern and Central Europe.

Things to know about Szeged

The city of Szeged

Thousands of students from all over the world study in the university town of Szeged. It is located in the south of Hungary and is known for its renowned medical faculty. What makes the medical university in Szeged special is the combination of academic excellence with a historic campus: a tour of the university buildings or the nearby park offers insights into the long tradition of the educational institution and invites you to relax. And even those who want to experience student life off campus will find numerous restaurants, cafés and bars in Szeged that offer both Hungarian delicacies and international dishes.

Another feature of the university is its modern infrastructure. The campuses and the teaching hospital are equipped with the latest technologies and offer students a first-class education. Thanks to good transport links, it is also easy to explore the surrounding regions and other parts of Hungary.

The city's cultural offerings further support student life: sights such as the Szeged National Theatre, the Cathedral or the Ferenc Móra Museum provide insights into the history and culture of the region. Various events, conferences and scientific meetings at the medical university ensure a varied and enriching student life.

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Frequently asked questions

FAQs about studying medicine in Hungary

Medical studies in Szeged last 6 years in human medicine and 5 years in dentistry and are divided into 12 and 10 semesters respectively.

Yes, the medical school from Szeged is in the Recognised throughout the EU. Accordingly, you can work as a doctor in Germany, Austria or Switzerland after graduating in Szeged.

The University of Szeged is one of the most renowned medical universities in Central and Eastern Europe. Medical studies there are highly rated for several reasons:

  1. Tradition and history: Founded in 1872, the University of Szeged has over 150 years of experience in medical education.
  2. International recognition: The degrees of the University of Szeged are recognised in many countries of the EU and beyond. This speaks for the high quality of the education students receive there.
  3. English-language programmes: The university has developed programmes specifically for international students and offers medical courses in English, making it accessible to students from different parts of the world.
  4. Modern curriculum and facilities: The university has modern laboratories, libraries and clinical facilities. The curriculum is constantly updated to meet the changing demands of the medical field.
  5. Location: Szeged is not only a historically and culturally rich city, but also offers a relatively cheap standard of living compared to many Western European cities. This makes it an attractive place for students to live and study.
  6. International Community: With many international students studying at the University of Szeged, it offers a diverse and multicultural environment that gives students the opportunity to interact with like-minded people from all over the world.
  7. Research opportunities: The university is also a centre for medical research and offers students many opportunities to get involved in scientific projects.

In summary, studying medicine at the University of Szeged is considered first class due to its long tradition, reputation and modern facilities.

You can study at the Medical University of Szeged at the German and on English Study medicine.

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The exact size of the learning groups may vary depending on the course. In general, a high value is placed on small learning groups to allow for individual attention and an interactive learning environment.

Here is an overview of the tuition fees at Szeged Medical University:

Human Medicine German: 7.600€ / semester
Human Medicine English: 7.900€ / semester
Dentistry English: Ø 7.640€ / Semester

An overview of the costs involved in studying abroad (living costs, books, leisure, accommodation, etc.) as well as an overview of the tuition fees of all our universities. you can find here.

The cost of living in Hungary is moderate compared to many other European countries. As a guideline for the cost of living, about €300 to €340 excluding rent can be assumed.

A one-room flat in a good location costs about 400 to 500 €. A room in a shared flat starts at around €350 to €450. However, flats in good locations are coveted by students, so it is advisable to look for them relatively early.

To apply to study medicine in Szeged, simply fill out our online application form. We will then inform you about all further steps of your application and start your application process at the Medical University of Szeged. Click here for the application.