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Wissenschaftsuniversität Szeged
Name: Wissenschaftsuniversität Szeged
English Name: University of Szeged
Region: Eastern Europe
Country: Hungary
Found Year: 1581
Address: Dugonics tér 13.

The University of Szeged traces its origins back to 1581 with the foundation of the Academia in Cluj (Kolozsvár). In 1872 the Hungarian royal university was established and the university operated in Cluj until 1921 when it was moved to Szeged.

The year 2000 was a milestone in the history of the university: the higher education institutions of Szeged were integrated under the name University of Szeged. 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. It also provides quality education at the levels of Bachelor, Master, scientific (PhD), higher-level vocational and postgraduate specialist training programmes. The University’s educational mission also embraces medical assistance, conducting internationally competitive research activities and fulfilling its role as a research university. The wide scope of its research and creative activities include basic and applied research, creative arts, product- and service development.

Concerning the size of the University of Szeged, it is one of the biggest universities in Hungary, with nearly 27,000 students and more than 7,000 employees altogether, including about 2,200 academic staff.

Partnership in research, quality education and innovation are integral parts of the University of Szeged which in recent years has produced tangible results both in terms of joint efforts with businesses and cooperation with other actors of higher education. Thanks to partnership in research and innovation with various companies and organizations, the successes of scientific activity at the University of Szeged promote the attainment of practical, significant and remarkable results that will positively affect education as well. The University also works in close cooperation with the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in three key research areas, namely in natural sciences, humanities as well as in medicine and pharmacy.

A number of outstanding professors work and have worked at the University of Szeged, including Nobel Laureate Albert Szent-Györgyi, who was the first to isolate Vitamin C, extracting it from Szeged paprika.

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           Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Therapy
           Department of Anatomy
           Department of Aviation and Space Medicine
           Department of Behavioural Sciences
           Department of Biochemistry
           Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine
           Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
           Department of Clinical Chemistry
           Department of Dermatology and Allergology
           Department of Drug Regulatory Affairs
           Department of Laboratory Medicine
           Department of Medical Biology
           Department of Medical Chemistry
           Department of Medical Genetics
           Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunobiology
           Department of Medical Physics and Informatics
           Department of Neurosurgery
           Department of Oncotherapy
           Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
           Department of Orthopaedics
           Department of Pathology
           Department of Pathophysiology
           Department of Pharmaceutical Technology
           Department of Pharmacodynamics and Biopharmaceutics
           Department of Pharmacognosy
           Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy
           Department of Physiology
           Department of Psychiatry
           Department of Public Health
           Department of Pulmonology
           Department of Radiology
           Department of Surgery
           Family Medicine Department
           First Department of Internal Medicine
           Foreign Languages Department
           Forensic Medicine Department
           Institute of Clinical Microbiology
           Institute of Clinical Pharmacy
           Institute of Pharmaceutical Analysis
           Institute of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
           Institute of Surgical Research
           Neurology Department
           Nuclear Medicine Department
           Obstetrics and Gynecology Department
           Ophthalmology Department
           Oto-Rhino- Laryngology and Head- Neck Surgery Department
           Pediatrics Department
           Second Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiological Center
           Sport Center
           Traumatology Department
           Urology Department

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