Szechenyi Istvan University Hrvoje Vdovic
Szechenyi Istvan University
The university serves and will serve the economy and society of the city and the area with the continuous expansion of the educational spectrum. At our university the students can choose subjects from other programmes and can study simultaneously two undergraduate programmes. An economics student can enrich his/her knowledge by listening in on law or engineering subjects. In addition to the twelve thousand students attending the university full time there are five thousand students learning in correspondence courses and distant learning courses. Most recently we have begun to offer e-distant learning courses.
Helga HorvathSZE Team Leader, Steering Committee Member
The University provides a unique and innovative training students with high-level, valuable, professional, and practical education, in addition research activity in the region, which serves primarily the engineering focused production activities.
How do we use ICT to tackle societal challenges?
The University – in accordance with the traditions – pursues predominantly applied research. Particular attention is paid to ICT research activities that are multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary projects, which have a social and economic aspect to them and deal with critical problems.
How do we promote intercultural environment?
The university have established a working educational and research co-operation with more than 150 European institutions of higher education, and industrial partners and with numerous international partnerships outside Europe. The University welcomes cca. 500 foreign students.