Semmelweis University (Budapest, Hungary) has joined Eurolife according to the decision taken in the last Eurolife Steering Committee meeting which took place on November 9, 2016 in Goettingen (Germany). This will expand Eurolife’s membership from 8 to 9 members. The aim is, among other things, that Semmelweis University will share knowledge and experience: their excellent educational programmes will facilitate strong exchanges and their research collaborations will be strengthened.
Semmelweis University is a public university founded in 1769. As a biomedical oriented higher education institution, its three-fold mission is education, research and health care. Semmelweis University’s main fields of study are Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Health Sciences, Health and Public Services. The language of instruction is English, German and Hungarian.
Semmelweis University is a top higher education institution highly ranked by domestic and international evaluators as well.
- According to the CWUR ranking of 2016: 631st best university worldwide
- According to QS World University Rankings “Subject 2016”: 151-200 in the category of Medicine and Pharmacy & Pharmacology
- According to Times Higher Education: 102nd among the Top 200 most international universities in the world (2015/2016)
Almost 1/3 of the cca. 11 000 students are international who come from 78 countries.
As a research university our more than 100 research groups generate nearly 70 000 publications/year with over 270 000 citations (2015).
Currently the School of Ph.D. Studies (7 programmes) has around 100 students obtaining their Ph.D. diplomas every year.