2020. October 26., Monday

University of Szeged
Faculty of Medicine
Foreign Students' Secretariat

Your Education. Our Mission.


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the minimum age requirement?

Applicants are required to be over the age of 18 in the year of application for admission to the degree programmes. Please note that adulthood period in Hungary starts at the age of 18. Underage students may be subject to age-based restrictions regarding matters such as signing contract with the landlord, opening their own bank account and much more.

Who is qualified to apply for admission to one of the English Language Programs offered by the University of Szeged?

Applications are accepted from graduates of accredited high schools or colleges. Competence in English language, oral and written, is part of the entry requirement for the University.

According to the decision of the Admission Committee of the Faculty of Medicine, the Faculty of Dentistry and the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Szeged, students who have failed any subject in their final year of their high school studies are not entitled to apply to our University.

How long will it take for the University of Szeged to review my submitted documents?

Please allow for 2-3 weeks for the University of Szeged to access and process all of your submitted documents.

What shall I do if I would like to visit the University?

Get a feel for visiting our lectures, practices and campus without even leaving your seat! Click below and see as our students take you on a tour of our campus. A Virtual Campus Tour to the Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Dental Medicine and Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Szeged.

Open days are organized on request for a minimum number of 10 participants. For details please contact your local representative. Individual visitors cannot be offered the opportunity to take part in a guided campus tour. However, if you are coming to a visit please contact Faculties in advance:


E-mail: entrance.fs@med.u-szeged.hu

Phone: + 36 (62) 545-969


Address: Dóm tér 12., 6720 Szeged, Hungary


E-mail: apply.fs@med.u-szeged.hu

Phone: + 36 (62) 342-124

After admission and financial issues:

E-mail: admission.fs@med.u-szeged.hu

Phone: + 36 (62) 342-059


Address: Tisza Lajos krt. 83. / “B” Building, 6720 Szeged, Hungary

Application and Admission

E-mail: dent.admission@stoma.u-szeged.hu

Phone: + 36 (62) 342-513


Address: Zrínyi u. 9., 6720 Szeged, Hungary

Application and Admission

E-mail: pharm.admission@pharm.u-szeged.hu

Phone: + 36 (62) 342-340


Address: Temesvári krt. 31, 6726 Szeged, Hungary

Application and Admission

E-mail: englishprograms@etszk.u-szeged.hu

Phone: +36 (62) 341-816

What is the minimum level of English language proficiency required for admission to the Foundation Year Programme?

All teaching at University of Szeged is carried out in English (with the exception of Latin and Hungarian language teaching) and tutors must be convinced that you have sufficient fluency in written and spoken English to cope with your course from the start. Therefore, all non-native English-speaking applicants must satisfy one of the following requirements:

TOEFL PBT (paper-based test): overall score of 468

TOEFL IBT (internet-based test): overall score of 51

TOEFL CBT (computer-based test):overall score of 147

TOEIC : overall score of 490

IELTS: overall score of 4.5 (with at least 4.5 in each of the four components)

When/where are TOEFL exams held?

Some schools are approved TOEFL test centres - if your school isn’t the one, please search for a TOEFL Center near you. For information about locations, dates and much more please check the official TOEFL site at https://www.ets.org/toefl/institutions/about/centers_dates/

Application deadline: 

Due to the pandemic situation the application deadline for the degree programmes has been extended to June 30, 2020.

Foundation Year for Health Science Programmes: July 31, 2020

Applicants are asked to apply as early as possible. Please note that places are offered on a first come first served basis. If you fail to fulfill the requirements your admission will be registered on the waiting list. Late applicants are considered based on place availability.

When shall I buy my books?

It is worth to wait for your teachers to advise which books to buy.