Pécsi Tudományegyetem

country rank  6
world rank  1417

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University Overview

Founded in 1912, Pécsi Tudományegyetem (University of Pécs) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Pécs (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Baranya. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Szekszárd, Kaposvár, Szombathely, Zalaegerszeg. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Magyar Felsooktatási Akkreditációs Bizottság (Hungarian Accreditation Committee), Pécsi Tudományegyetem (PTE) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Pécsi Tudományegyetem (PTE) 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 107 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Hungarian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Pécs
Acronym PTE
Founded 1912 Origins date back to 1367
Motto Per aspera ad astra
Through hardships to the stars
Colours Blue

University Location

Address Vasvári Pál str. 4
Pécs (population range: 50,000-249,999)
7622 Baranya
T +36 (72) 501 500
F +36 (72) 501 508
Other locations Szekszárd, Kaposvár, Szombathely, Zalaegerszeg

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Szántó Kovács u. 1/b
Pécs 7633
+36 (72) 501 507

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Pécsi Tudományegyetem'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)
  • Compostela Group of Universities (CGU)
  • University Network of European Capitals of Culture (UNeECC)
  • Alliance of Universities for Democracy (AUDEM)
  • Danube Rectors' Conference (DRC)
  • Rectors' Conference of the Alps-Adriatic universities (RCAAU)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019