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One of the oldest institutions of higher education in Europe, the University of Pécs, aims to enhance the scientific, educational and health care capacity of Hungary and the European Union through its educational, research and health care activities.

The University intends to play a strong role in the intellectual and welfare development of areas within its catchment area, including the development of the economy. Our goal is to create a cultural environment that provides space for experimental thinking, all forms of creativity in wide areas of basic and applied sciences and arts. Our primary goal is to strengthen university-centred innovation and research development to improve the quality of life of our citizens.


We want to achieve our goals by educating our students as outstanding professionals, by training and calling back home excellent scientists, combining traditional and innovative elements of education and science, and by building a good university community.