Semmelweis Egyetem

country rank  9
world rank  2017

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University Overview

Established in 1769, Semmelweis Egyetem (Semmelweis University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Budapest (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Magyar Felsooktatási Akkreditációs Bizottság (Hungarian Accreditation Committee), Semmelweis Egyetem (SE) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Semmelweis Egyetem (SE) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 251 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 20-30% making this Hungarian higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Semmelweis University
Acronym SE
Founded 1769
Motto Servamus Vitam Atque Servimus
Protecting and Serving Life
Colours Blue

University Location

Address Üllõi út. 26
Budapest (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
1085 Budapest
T +36 (1) 317 9079
F +36 (1) 459 1559

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)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Tuzoltó u. 37-47
Budapest 1094
+36 (1) 266 0452

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Semmelweis Egyetem's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
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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Online Courses

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