Szent István Egyetem

country rank  11
world rank  3039

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University Overview

Established in 2000, Szent István Egyetem (Szent István University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Gödöllö (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Pest. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Budapest, Szarvas, Beregszász, Csíkszereda, Zenta, Komárom. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Magyar Felsooktatási Akkreditációs Bizottság (Hungarian Accreditation Committee), Szent István Egyetem (SZIE) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Szent István Egyetem (SZIE) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 19 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Szent István University
Acronym SZIE
Founded 2000 Origins date back to 1787
Motto Életre való döntés
A decision for life
Colours Green

University Location

Address Páter Károly utca 1
Gödöllö (population range: 10,000-49,999)
2100 Pest
T +36 (28) 522 000
F +36 (28) 410 804
Other locations Budapest, Szarvas, Beregszász, Csíkszereda, Zenta, Komárom

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Páter Károly u. 1
Gödöllö 2100
+36 (28) 522 000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Szent István Egyetem's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Magyar Felsooktatási Akkreditációs Bizottság

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019