Multicultural Recipe Book

Dear Students,


The University of Pécs would like to publish a Multicultural Recipe Book with recipes from all around the world.

We would like to reach out to all our students studying at any faculties of the university and ask you to send us your favourite recipes of traditional meals characteristic for your country/ nation and culture.


Delegation of North China University of Science and Technology at UP

A delegation led by the president and deans of North China University of Science and Technology (NCUST) has paid an official visit at the Rector’s Office on 9 October 2018. NCUST is the key partner of UP regarding the Confucius Institute, which is operating at our Faculty of Health Sciences. On the occasion of the visit, the Parties have signed three agreements, one general framework agreement, one MoU in connection with setting up a Hungarian Studies Centre at NCUST, as well as an implementation agreement in connection with the operation of the Confucius Institute at UP.


Cultural Sensitivity Program 2018-2019

Our Faculty of Cultural Sciences, Education and Regional Development organizes five Engilsh-taught courses open for every student of the University in order to help the understanding of Hungarian culture, society and to get a glimpse of the current social and political issues here. You are able to attend these courses for free.


Would you like to know more about Hungary and Pécs?

Join our elective courses!


From the Home of Giant Pandas* to Pécs

Another group of Chinese students arrived at the University of Pécs, this time from the capital of Sichuan prefecture, Chengdu in order to study the European and Hungarian cultural heritage. Thirty-one students and two professors of the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) are staying in Pécs from 30 July - 4 August, where they have lessons and participate in study trips.

Chinese Students are Learning about our Cultural Heritage

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 19th Hungarian Language and Culture Summer University Welcomes Nearly a Hundred Participants

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!”

Zsolnay Light Festival 2018


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.