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The Concert Wind Orchestra of the Béla Bartók Faculty of Arts won a prominent first place at an international online competition of wind orchestras in Belarus.

Our library is closed from the 11th of November according to the 484/2020. (XI. 10.) government decree and visiting the library areas are not available.

However according to Government Regulation 144/2021. (III. 27.) we can relaunch a few of our services on the 19th of April, 2021 from 8:00 am .

We are pleased to announce that the University of Szeged Béla Bartók Faculty of Arts is now inviting international applicants to apply for our Bachelores, Masters and Preparatory programmes.

The University of Szeged regulates the issues related to traveling abroad and receiving foreign delegations with the Rector-chancellor circular No. 11/2020. (XI.16.) during the health emergency.

In order to prevent further spread of the Coronavirus (COVID19) infection and due to the announcement of Hungary’s Prime Minister on 9th November 2020 the University of Szeged will continue its education online as of November 16, 2020 till further notice.

In order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, subject to the announcement of the Prime Minister on the 9th of November 2020, the University introduced new measures for all university citizens.

Exceptional Rector’s (educational) break

In order to prevent the spread of the new Coronavirus, subject to the announcement of the Prime Minister on the 9th of November – keeping in mind the personal safety of the students – the Rector of the University of Szeged has ordered a Rector’s (educational) break between the 11th and the 14th of November.

Here you can find a summary of information for our students on the PCR testing conducted by the University of Szeged.

Here you can find a summary of information for our students on the PCR testing conducted by the University of Szeged

We provide information for our international students on the PCR testing conducted by the University of Szeged.

Due to changes in legislation regarding entry from abroad, we notify you of the following.

In order to ensure the smooth start of the semester and to protect public health, the University of Szeged provides PCR tests for its international students.

Updated August 25, 2020

Updated August 19, 2020

When making travel arrangements, one needs to take into consideration that according to the latest information provided by the head of the Prime Minister’s Office, the government is introducing international travel restrictions with the aim of preventing a new wave of the coronavirus epidemic.

Consistent with the current pandemic situation in Hungary the University of Szeged is planning to start the education in the Academic Year of 2020-2021 in the form of the regular face-to-face learning on September 7th.

The above piece of legislation is essentially to assist the entry of students of higher education.

From the 1st July, among others, official foreign assignments can be ordered and official foreign visitors may be received and events with the participation of more than 100 people can be organized with a special consent. University buildings - with the exception of dormitory buildings - will be open for university students.

The University of Szeged is aware that times are hard for applicants intending to pursue studies abroad, as well as for students who are already studying in foreign countries. Due to the pandemic situation regulations change day by day which can make it hard to keep up with the information that is most relevant to you.

UNESCO is launching an unprecedented public survey to gain insights into global sentiment on the major challenges that threaten peace around the world today and the solutions needed to address them. The results will assist UNESCO in setting the global agenda on these issues over the next decade to ensure #TheWorldin2030 is one we want to live in.

Officers of the Admission Team of the University of Szeged hold online sessions to answer prospective students questions in English at Study in Szeged Facebook page.

A National Higher Education Scholarship may be awarded to students with outstanding achievement in studier or outstanding professional work performed.
Learn more about the scholarship and the conditions of application here.
Dear Students,

The exam period begins on 18th May 2020, which will be according to the pandemic situation very unusual this year as all materials must be submitted online. The final exam and the end of term main subject exam are no exceptions of the above either.

In the state of the national health emergency, declared to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) - in order to protect the citizens of foreign countries, legally residing in Hungary - the Government of Hungary in it’s Goverment Decree 85/2020. (5th of April) ordered the automatic prolongation of the documents entitling to reside in Hungary as follows.

Protective gears delivered from China were distributed to the University of Szeged. Surgical masks, protective coats, rapid tests were included in the consignment delivered by Waberer’s Ltd. on the 7th April 2020.

Protective gears necessary in preventing transmission of the coronavirus were distributed to the University of Szeged from the stocks of the National Healthcare Services Center on the 3rd April.

A regularly updated feed of the latest information about coronavirus in Hungary. Read more here.

Between the 30th March and 1st April 2020, a virtual conference was held within the framework of the EUGLOH project. With regard to the COVID-19 outbreak, the annual meeting of the project was carried out exceptionally online.

A survey on voluntary services provided by the SZTE members is being conducted at the University of Szeged. Employees and students of the University are requested to submit their intention on voluntary services to be provided at Albert Szent-Györgyi Health Center in relation with tasks arising by virtue of the COVID-19 disease emergency.

Several misconceptions regarding the coronavirus outbreak have come to light and ‘simple methods’ to prevent disease are widely known. Here are 15 of them published by World Health Organization (WHO).

This is to inform the community of the University that resolutions on the current epidemic situation previously issued by the Management of the University of Szeged, circulars issued by the Coronavirus Operative Committee are still in force and remain therein until withdrawal.

Leaders of the University of Szeged informed the university citizens in a video about the measures taken to prevent the spread of the coronavirus infection. Prof. Dr. Klára Gellén, Vice-Rector for Education highlighted the most important information on distance education while Prof. Dr. Csaba Lengyel, Chair of the Coronavirus Operative Committee introduced the changes affecting the Albert Szent-Györgyi Health Center. Dr. Judit Fendler, Chancellor of the University of Szeged, informed the university citizens on measures to be taken regarding employees.

In accordance with the resolutions of the Ministry of Human Capacities of Hungary, an epidemic hospital and center has been established in the Western park of Albert Szent-Györgyi Healthcare Centre of the University of Szeged, widely known as Hospital no. II (II-es kórház), at 57 Kálvária sgt., Szeged.

In several Hungarian press agencies, information has come to light that I am one of the citizens of Szeged who became ill as a result of a new type of coronavirus infection. The news is true.

In addition to the health student hotline launched on the 10th of March, a chatbot has also been launched to inform university students at the SZTE. On the University of Szeged Facebook page, Berci-bot provides information in Hungarian and English on distance education, graduation and dormitory placement.

Sixth year General Medicine students, as well as Dentistry and Pharmacy students may continue their clinical and professional practice during the period of general prohibition of practical trainings. Students participating in doctoral programmers and have completed the complex examination and students with a public servant status with the University may enter the buildings of the Institution for work purposes.

In order to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus disease, measures concerning employment have been introduced at the University of Szeged until further notice of the management.

With regard to the state of emergency ordered by the Government of Hungary on the 11th March, the University of Szeged will switch to distance education on the 23rd March until withdrawal, after the spring break. Posts in connection with distance education as well as useful tools illustrated with introductory videos have been published on the CooSpace information scenes.

The Ministry of Human Capacities of Hungary has ordered that all interventions not requiring immediate medical care shall be postponed from the 16th March 2020 until the state of emergency is terminated. In order to implement the measure, the University of Szeged immediately took the necessary steps.

The areas affected as indicated on the website of the National Public Health Service of Hungary are: Italy, China, Iran, South Korea, Iran and Heinsberg district of Germany. Passengers arriving from the abovementioned areas showing symptoms of coronavirus shall be considered as suspicious/under investigation and the procedure of the National Public Health Service of Hungary shall be followed, including the application of quarantine and laboratory testing.

Missions to foreign countries – regardless of the destination – cannot be ordered or authorized, university citizens are advised to delay their private travels abroad and citizens of foreign countries are not allowed to reside on campus. According to the Government Decree, healthcare workers shall only be allowed to leave the territory of Hungary with the permission of the Minister responsible for the relevant sector.

In order to prevent the further spread of the virus, preventive and protective measures have been introduced at the University of Szeged. Organizing and hosting an event with more than 100 attendees indoors and more than 500 attendees outdoors is prohibited. The individual written (electronic) permission of the Coronavirus Operative Committee is necessary for the organization of events with 50-100 attendees indoors and 150-500 attendees outdoors.

An educational break has been ordered for the 12th and 13th March and the Spring Break period of the University will be between the 14th of March 2020 (Saturday) and 22nd of March 2020 (Sunday). The University of Szeged will switch to distance education until withdrawal. All university students of Hungarian citizenship is required to move out of university dormitories and return home by the 13th of March.

In order to prevent the spread of the new Coronavirus, subject to the decision of the University’s maintainer – keeping in mind the personal safety of the students – the Rector hereby orders for the 12th and the 13th of March Rector’s (educational) break.

Crucial information and important measures concerning the coronavirus disease are now available 24/7 via a student information line from the 10th of March at the University of Szeged. Students of the University of Szeged can request information in English and Hungarian via this phone number: +36 70 439 9279.

Further measures have been introduced at the University of Szeged regarding the spread of the coronavirus originating from China. In order to protect the general health of the university community of 30,000 members, the Rector and Chancellor of the SZTE issued a circular calling upon members to refrain from work and attending lectures if returning from an area affected and travelling to such areas shall be avoided.

Date: 17 March 2020, 19:00
Location: University of Szeged - Béla Bartók Faculty of Arts, Fricsay Concert Hall
To extend the great path, SZTE is now proudly announcing the opening of application for the Academic Year 2020-2021.

For the fifth time in February 2020, the György Cziffra Festival will be held, the mission of which is to commemorate one of Hungary’s most prominent pianists.

At the XI. Frigyes Varasdy National University Trumpet Competition Faculty students excelled.

Two concerts were held on December 10 and 11, 2019 in the Fricsay Hall of the Béla Bárták Art Faculty of the University of Szeged, supporting the Bohócdoktorait cavitation in support of the Charity Foundation.

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