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This summer was as busy as always at PTE, festivals after festivals, summer schools after summer schools. For one of these summer schools (18th Hungarian Language and Culture Summer School) people came to try their fortune with Hungarian language. In the program we can meet everybody, from youngsters to elders. There are absolute beginners and there are students who were here before but it is not only about the language, they have the opportunity to get a little bit more familiar with the local culture and history.

Organised and music by the Community of Sant’Egidio. Confessions are heard before Mass. Reception in the parish room following Mass.

Pécs-based actress and leader of the English-language theater for foreign university students, Judit Fekete explains, how these two things both have an effect on her life.

In the framework of the teacher exchange Erasmus program, Dr. habil Zoltán Huszár PhD, associate professor of  the Institute of Culture, Library and Social Sciences, and Dr. habil Péter Várnagy PhD, Head of Department of Cultural Theory and History were visiting Lithuania.

Qais Yousufi arrived from Afghanistan on a grant in 2012, and obtained a degree at the department of International Studies at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Pécs. He is recalling the past few years and tells us about one of his favourite places, the Zsolnay Cultural Quarter.

More than 80 representatives of Higher Education Institutions from 20 countries attended the gathering at Pécs. During the academic sessions organised in the framework of the event, experts reflected about migrations and the changing roles of Universities in an interdependent world. The Compostela Group of Universities awarded the Prize Grupo Compostela-Xunta de Galicia to Marcelino Oreja Aguirre, driver of the designation of Saint James Way as the first cultural route of the Council of Europe, during the closing ceremony of its XXIII General Assembly, held in the Hungarian town of Pécs.

Since 2013 the Sports’ Office has organized more than a hundred events in nearly 35 sports (Aerobic, track and field, table tennis, snooker, rattling ball, table football, go-kart, squash, fitness, floorball, futsal, handball, football (indoor and outdoor), basketball, streetball, swimming, volleyball, chess, tennis, hiking, etc.). In recent years, nearly sixteen thousand students have participated in these events.Apart from the leisure activities, the Sports’ Office organizes competitions between the Faculties in different sports (outdoor football, volleyball, basketball, handball, futsal). These competitions run in a championship-scheme with more than a thousand students competing with each other.

On September 1. the University of Pécs celebrated the 650th anniversary of its foundation as the first university in Hungary. In October we warmly welcome you with several scientific and cultural events. Celebrate with us, visit our programmes!

Fantastic? Scientifically engaging? You bet! Experience a glance through the window into the future during the upcoming two day event, the 3D Print Conference, hosted by the Medical School, University of Pécs’, October 2017! 

What is DesignPécs? Pécs is a creative and livable city. A significant center of creative industry, its impact goes beyond the borders of the country and has international visibility. The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Pécs-Baranya, the Faculty of Music and Visual Arts University of Pécs, the Cultural Creative Industry Cluster and creative industry businesses have been cooperating, strengthening and helping each other for years. Traditionally the DesignPécs event will be held as part of their initiative and jointly organized by them in fall 2017. 

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