University of Pécs
The University of Pécs, the oldest university in Hungary, was founded in 1367. Today it is one of the largest Institutions of Higher Education in the country and offers a wide spectrum of courses to some 20,000 students in approximately 500 different study programs. The management form of the institution is Public Benefit Organization. The number of employees is 7,000.The University of Pécs is one of the five higher education institutions that bears the title of “Excellent University”. Several high-quality research projects representing international standards are being implemented at its ten faculties and the Clinical Centre. Owing to the different profiles of its faculties, the scientific activities of the university are exceptionally extensive, multilayered, and diverse.
The University of Pécs is one of the most internationalized universities in Central Europe. The University of Pécs has won the EAIE 2021 Award for Excellence in Internationalisation which is the most prestigious European internationalisation awards, given by the European Association for International Educators. The University of Pécs is a proud member of the ’European Digital UniverCity’ (EDUC) alliance, one of the first European University alliances of excellence that is supported by the European Commission.
The University of Pécs is a leading host university in the different international scholarship programs, including the Indonesian International Student Mobility Awards. We were delighted to receive 41 IISMA awardees in the 2021 fall semester. Pécs is a safe university town with a 2,000-old history. It is a culturally diverse and very stimulating city, it was awarded the European Capital of Culture in 2010. The nearest airport is in Budapest which is a 2,5-hour drive from Pécs.