University of Szeged

01. December. 2015 - 00:00

The University of Szeged is the only university from Hungary listed in the top 500 world universities according to Shanghai ranking. The university traces its origins back to 1581. At present the University has 12 faculties covering the fields of arts, sciences, law, economics and business administration, engineering, medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, health sciences, education, agriculture and music. As for the size of the University of Szeged, it is one of the biggest universities in Hungary, with nearly 30,000 students and more than 7,000 employees including about 2,200 academic staff. A number of outstanding professors worked or are working at present at the University of Szeged, including Nobel Laureate Albert Szent-Györgyi, who was the first to isolate Vitamin C, extracting it from Szeged paprika. The University of Szeged is known for many projects, and one of the best is the project in progress- the Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI), which will make the biggest centre of laser physics in Europe.

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