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Semmelweis University

Semmelweis University

Semmelweis University


Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary, has been a leading biomedical higher education institution, a center of research excellence and healthcare provider in Hungary and Central Europe for over 250 years. Its mission based on the integrity of education, research and development and patient care has made it a regional center of excellence in the field of health sciences. The university offers academic programs that provide extensive and solid theoretical knowledge as well as competitive practical skills in medicine, dentistry, pharmaceutical sciences, health sciences and conductive education. The diplomas issued at the university are officially recognized in the European Union and in many other countries around the world.


Why Semmelweis?

  • World-class education and 250 years of tradition
  • Worldwide recognition of degrees
  • Practice oriented education in small groups
  • Vibrant student life in Budapest
  • 4-yr BSc / MSc study programs
  • Education fully in English or German and competitive knowledge
  • Worldwide recognition of degrees
  • Practice and patients in focus
  • Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship


Visa Requirements


Students coming from EU & EEA countries do not need a student visa but have to apply for a registration certificate within 90 days after their arrival in Hungary.


International students who want to stay in Hungary for more than 90 consecutive days and who are not coming from EU & EEA countries are required to apply for a long-term student visa to stay in the country. Student visa requirements for Hungary vary, therefore it’s important to enquire well in advance about the entry regulations which apply to your home country.

Scholarships and Funding

Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship

Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship is available from selected countries.

Application deadline is in January each year.


• Tuition-free education – exemption from the payment of tuition fee

• Monthly stipend

• Accommodation contribution – free dormitory place (depending on the free capacities of the dormitories*) or a contribution to accommodation costs for the whole duration of the scholarship period.

• Medical insurance

Hungarian Diaspora Scholarship

It was established by the Hungarian Government for those who live in a Hungarian diaspora outside of Europe and wish to study at a Hungarian higher education institution.

Application deadline is in January each year.


Semmelweis among the 250 best universities in the world

Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2023

World University Rankings 2023 Rank: 201-250

US News Best Global Universities 2022

World University Ranking: 633

Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems: 55

Endocrinology and Metabolism: 121

ShanghaiRanking 2022

Academic Ranking of World Universities: 601-700

Clinical Medicine: 201-300

Dentistry: 201-300

Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences: 201-300

QS World University Subject Rankings 2022

Anatomy & Physiology: 101-140

Medicine: 201-250

Pharmacy & Pharmacology : 201-250

Life Sciences and Medicine: 262

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  • Budapest

    26 Ulloi St., H-1085 Budapest, Hungary, , Budapest