University of Pécs
The University of Pécs was founded in 1367 and is one of the largest higher education institutions in Hungary and the centre of knowledge within the Transdanubian region.
The University of Pécs is one of the leading research universities in the country with a huge professional research background. The Szentágothai Research Centre is home to a number of medical and scientific researches. The university has 21 doctoral schools which cover a broad spectrum of science and arts. The University of Pécs puts a lot of emphasis on talent management. There are several academic colleges and student circles to support the academic work of UP students.
The University of Pécs is one of the five higher education institutions that bears the title of „Excellent University”. Several high quality research projects representing international standards are being implemented at its ten faculties and the Clinical Centre. Owing to the different profiles of its faculties, the scientific activities of the university are exceptionally extensive, multi-layered and diverse. One can find these activities in the fields of medicine, life sciences, natural sciences, humanities and social sciences as well as fine art, applied arts and music.