Semmelweis University is the oldest medical university in Hungary with nearly 250 years of experience in the field of biomedical sciences and in training physicians, dentists and pharmacists. Today, students of this long-established university have the opportunity to acquire hands-on and up-to-date knowledge from the most distinguished professors in an inspiring environment equipped with state-of the-art technological solutions. Semmelweis University is built on the trinity of education, research and health care, making it an internationally renowned centre of excellence.
Semmelweis graduates are highly appreciated in the job market worldwide. Hungarian medical degree is recognised all over the European Union, which enables holders of the degree to practice in all member countries without taking further exams. Based on our previous experiences, graduates of Semmelweis University also achieve excellent results in countries, such as the USA, Japan and Israel, where licensing examinations are required. German and English language programmes have been available at the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy for over three decades. German language programmes have been run at Semmelweis University since 1983 while the English language programme was founded in 1989. The first two academic years are taught solely in English or German, however, participation in clinical practice requires that students acquire a certain level of Hungarian language skills to be able to communicate with patients. Semmelweis University has three off-campus programmes, including the medical programme in Germany, the physiotherapy master’s programme in Switzerland and the Health Manager master’s programme in Slovakia.