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University of Pécs



The London-based Quacquarelli Symonds company has published their latest world university rankings. The University of Pécs was listed as one of the best higher education institutions this year as well, with five other Hungarian universities. The University of Pécs managed to improve its rank in comparison to last year, achieving the 701-750th place according to the British company. Considering Hungarian universities, the University of Pécs shares the third place with Eötvös Loránd University.

Interview with a Fulbright ProfessorJay Nathan is an American professor of management at Tobin College of Business at St. John’s University in New York. He spent two weeks in Pécs in the framework of the Fulbright Specialist Program. It was my pleasure to have a conversation with him about globalisation, success and travel. In addition, as he has a soft spot for Hungary, before leaving, he told me with a big smile that he would hopefully come back and would like to found a scholarship for students to have the opportunity to take part in exchange programmes between Hungary and the USA. 

New rectors have been appointed to lead the Hungarian Dance Academy, the University of Szeged, the University of Pécs and Semmelweis University – announced the Hungarian Official Gazette on 24 May 2018.

The European Clinical Research Infrastructure Network (ECRIN) and its Hungarian national scientific partner – Hungarian Clinical Research Infrastructure Network (HECRIN) organized the International Clinical Trials Day 2018 (ICTD) on 15 May in Budapest. Innovation and its effects on international trials have been the main topic of discussion.

The University of Pécs has achieved the prestigious 127th place in the distinguished Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies University Rankings, comparing institutions of 50 emerging countries in an international ranking. By achieving this position, the University of Pécs has become the best university in Hungary outside the capital - the only institution ranked better is the Semmelweis University. 

The Senate of the University of Pécs conferred the prestigious Honoris Causa title upon dr. Sándor Csányi, economist, businessman, chairman and chief executive of OTP Bank Group. Through this event, he became a member of an “elite group”, that has members such as Count Albert Apponyi, Count Kuno Klebelsberg, Otto Habsburg, Plácido Domingo or Donald Tusk.

Everybody wanted to be from Pécs…or at least be in Pécs during the Pécs University Days - aka PEN.Huge party, full house, fantastic mood and the best of Hungarian music.

The University of Pécs and the Pécs Zoo signed a cooperation agreement, according to which students and staff of the university receive a discount when visiting the zoo. Students can also get an internship at the zoo. 

„Protect the Earth! Dress in green!”

The PTE Dance Team finished first and became Hungarian champions at the 5th Cheer Hungarian University-College National Championships in Budapest on 15 April 2018 in the Show Cheer Team category. 


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