18 students and 2 professors came to Pécs from the Shanghai Institute of Technology, China in order to learn about the rich European and Hungarian cultural heritage. The academic programme (lessons and field trips) of the summer university held from 15 – 29 July are organized by the Faculty of Cultural Sciences, Education and Regional Development, while the complete organization of the event is the task of the Centre for International Relations.
The University of Pécs welcomed students from the Hangzhou Normal University for the second time. Zhejiang is an Eastern coastal province of China with a population of 51 million, the Hangzhou Normal University is located in the capital of the province, and its notable alumni include influential people: for example Jack Ma, the head of the Alibaba Group.
The International Studies Center (ISC) of the University of Pécs, Medical School launched the 19th Hungarian Language and Culture Summer University with 98 participants from abroad on 22 July. Dr. Kata Pelcz, head of the Hungarian Programme was the first to warmly welcome the audience at the official opening ceremony on 23 July. Dr. Reza Hemmati, head of ISC addressed the participants: “I am happy that I can see lots of faces from last year’s summer university programme, and new faces too, so I am glad!”
We are happy to let you know, that we extended the application deadlines almost all of our programs for the citizens of EU and EEA until 10th August!
If you are still not sure where you want to study, or need a backup plan do not hesitate, the application is still open!
The available study programs can be found here:
Zsolnay Light Art Mapping Competition
The third edition of Zsolnay Light Art Mapping Competition brought many innovations for the festival. The most important thing is that, first time, in the history of the festival, the mapping shows was displayed three evenings this year, the surface for mapping has been expanded, so that the creative artists could compose their Metamorphosis-themed facade-specific videos on the entire visible surface of the Cathedral.
The Academic Year 2017/2018 was officially closed at the Ceremonial Senate Meeting at the Dr. József Halasy-Nagy Aula. Several awards have been conferred, as well as honorary professor, assistant professor and professor titles, habilitated doctoral titles and doctoral titles. With the hopes of establishing a new tradition, the incoming rector took his ceremonial oath in the presence of former rectors of UP and predecessor institutions.
A delegation led by the deans of Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Arts of the University of Mostar has paid an official visit at the Rector’s Office on 7 June 2018. Dr. Milenko Bevanda, Dr. Vlado Majstorovic and Stjepan Skoko deans were hosted by Vice Rector Dr. Gyula Zeller, director Dr. Istvan Tarrosy (Centre for International Relations) as well as Mr. Csaba Ruzsa head of the Strategic Office. This was a return visit of a similar delegation of the University of Pécs, which paid a visit earlier in May in Mostar.
H.E. Ambassador Duan Jielong representing the People’s Republic of China in Hungary paid his first official visit in the Rector’s Office of the University of Pécs. He met with Prof. Dr. József Bódis, Rector, Mr. Zoltán Jenei, Chancellor, Prof. Dr. József Betlehem, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, which hosts the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) focussed Confucius Institute also represented by Prof. Mao Hong, Chinese director of the institute.
May 22: the International Spring’s closing week begins with Africa Days!
Africa week starts with: Angola Day!
Angola represents itself for the first time to our university students and to the citizens of Pécs.
17.00 Angolan photo exhibition opening ceremony
17.30 Movie night: 'Njinga, Queen of Angola' tells us a story of a legendary queen, who ruled in the 17th century of Angola (in English).
We were glad to see, that many of you followed our first Webinar.
It was a great opportunity to get to know more about Hungary, Pécs and our University. If you did not have the opportunity to watch it live, our Webinar is still available on our Facebook page named 'Study in Pécs, Hungary'.
Or you can watch it here: