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Prof. Dr. György Benedek

Order of Merit of Hungary, Officer’s Cross for Prof. Dr. György Benedek

For his outstanding professional work Prof Dr. György Benedek – University of Szeged, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Physiology – was honoured with Order of Merit of Hungary, Officer’s Cross by Zoltán Balog Minister of Human Resources on behalf of János Áder, President of Hungary.

Professor Benedek was the first scientific Vice-Rector of the University of Szeged between 2000-2003, the Dean of the Faculty for seven years and head of the Department of Physiology for 23 years. The award recognizes his whole academic and scientific performance, the introduction of the English-language medical training, development of international relations. These days he is still actively involved in research and publication; also working on a book about the history of the department.



The University of Szeged has signed a unique cooperation agreement with one of the world’s best-known and most influential medical research bases. An agreement on joint research and training between the Pasteur Institute of Paris and the University of Szeged was reached on April 18, 2023. in Szeged.

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