Pécsi Tudományegyetem

University of Pécs



The festival organized for the first time this year has Verdi’s La Traviata at its heart, the role of Giorgo Germont sung by world-renowned tenor Plácio Domingo. He’ll be joined by one of the leading sopranos of our time, Marina Rebeka, who, since her international breaktrough in the role of Violetta Valery of La Traviata, has been a regular quest at the most prestigious concert halls and opera houses of the world. Joushua Guerrero, celebrated tenor of the Los Angeles Opera sings the role of Alfredo Germont.

Professor emeritus, honorary professor, honorary docent, habilitated doctor degrees, PhD degrees, Excellence Centre Awards and Németh László Award were conferred in the Halasy-Nagy József Aula on 15th July. 

On 18 September 1988, in the presence of many political leaders and representatives of society, 388 rectors signed the Magna Charta Universitatum. That document remains as relevant to the mission of universities everywhere as it was when it was first signed. It has become the major reference for the fundamental values and principles of the university and over 750 university leaders from all over the world have now signed it. 

The Quacquarelli Symonds Company of  London has published its latest university rating, according to which  the University of Pécs can  demand an excellent position for itself among the top universities. This year the UP was ranked on the 751-800th position as the 5th best Hungarian university.

It is a great pleasure for the City of Pécs and the University of Pécs to promote the Pécs Plácido Domingo Classics, an international multicultural festival in honour of Maestro Plácido Domingo. The annual festival will be launched on 22 June 2017 and sponsored by the PTE 650 Jubilee Project.

12 paediatricians decided to encircle the Lake Balaton to help children enduring illness by participating in the XI. NN Ultrabalaton race. We asked Dr. Dániel Kardos, one of the participants and masterminds.

In 2016 406 related articles were  quoted by the newly published report of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on the topic of the ozone layer depletion and the climate change.

The history of higher education in Pécs dates back to 1367, when Louis the Great initiated the establishment of a university in the episcopal city of Pécs. As a result of an integration process of several stages, the University of Pécs was founded, which has become one of the most famous, prestigious institutions having a leading role in regional education. It has ten faculties which cover the full spectrum of high-quality higher education.

The University of Pécs is the host of the EFOTT Festival. Weekly ticket for PTE students: HUF 17.500.

12 paediatricians undertook a great venture. They decided to encircle Lake Balaton to help  children enduring illness by  participating in the XI. NN Ultrabalaton race through  19-21 May. 


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