250-year-old Semmelweis University, the oldest medical school in Hungary, is among the top 500 universities in the world, and is one of the leading universities in Europe in the field of medical and health sciences. The University offers practice-oriented education based on a strong theoretical foundation in three languages (English, German and Hungarian), and has international campuses in Germany, Switzerland, Slovakia, Serbia and Romania. Diplomas issued by Semmelweis University are recognized in the European Union and by many other countries worldwide. Students come from over 70 different countries, and one-third of almost 11,000 students are international. The University is also well-known for its vibrant student life. Varied cultural, scientific and sport events are open to Hungarian and international students alike, enabling them to be part of a truly multicultural community. The University is Hungary’s largest healthcare provider: its hospitals and clinics offer high quality patient care services, providing opportunities for practical education as well. Research, development, and innovation is one of the three pillars of the University’s activities; seven Doctoral Schools of the School of PhD Studies offer over 40 programs in Hungarian and English.Learn more!