Welcome and thank you for your interest in the University of Debrecen. This page will introduce you to some of the non-medical academic programmes offered by our university, whose rich traditions, diversity, and excellence continue to amaze students from all over the world. As residents of one of the most exquisite university campuses in Central Europe, our students are engaged in an intellectually challenging environment with various educational events as well as a culturally vibrant local community. The University of Debrecen is the second largest university in Hungary, is situated in Central Europe, and is a full member of both the European Union and the Schengen Agreement. The history of the University of Debrecen dates back to 1538 when the Reformed College of Debrecen was established. The international programs were launched in 1987, and all of them are delivered in English. At present, there are about 27,000 students and the number of international students is about 5,600, and they represent countries from all major regions of the world, including Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa, and North America. The teaching staff of more than 1,600 provides quality education in 14 faculties and 24 doctoral schools, offering the widest choice of majors in the country. The University of Debrecen is proud to offer more than 70-degree programs in English: We offer International Foundation Year and Semester, various types of English Language Courses, Undergraduate, Graduate and Ph.D. programs in medical and health sciences, IT, engineering, science, arts, business, music, and agriculture.

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Why choose the University of Debrecen?

The University of Debrecen is in the heart of Europe. The University of Debrecen is one of Central Europe’s top educational institutions.

We have 500 years of history: we have been welcoming students since 1538. We offer internationally competitive degrees widely recognized, even outside the European Economic Area (EEA) countries.

Our programs are in line with the European Qualifications Framework of the Bologna Process.

We are highly ranked by the most prestigious higher education rankings.

30 in QS EECA ranking 2019 201-250 in THE Emerging Economies University Rankings 2018

201-250 in QS WUR by Subject “Agriculture&Forestry”

251-300 in QS WUR by Subject “Medicine” U-Multirank: Group 1 - very good regarding foreign language bachelor programs

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University facts:

  • 28,000+ students
  • 5,500+ international students from over 115 countries
  • 70+ programs in English
  • 14 faculties on 7 campuses
  • 100+ lecture halls
  • 530+ practice and seminar rooms
  • 500+ research labs
  • 7 libraries

We offer:

  • A wide range of academic fields: Medical and Health Sciences, Agriculture, Business, Engineering, Humanities, IT, Law, Music, Natural Sciences.
  • Sophisticated and student-focused classes
  • Research projects: students are encouraged to join ongoing research projects. 118340_diplomaoszto3.jpg
Programs taught in:
  • English (US)

This school also offers:

MSc

University Of Debrecen

The MSc in Agricultural Environmental Management Engineering is designed to develop your undergraduate knowledge and improve it through application and research. ... [+]

Academic discipline: Agricultural Science

Degree: Master of Science (MSc)

Qualification: Agricultural Environmental Management Engineer

Duration: 4 semesters

Credits obtained: The master’s degree requires the completion of 120 credits (ETC).

Aim of the program: The MSc in environmental management is designed to develop your undergraduate knowledge and improve it through application and research. The field of Environmental Management is broad and the program reflects this diversity, with emphasis on natural resource management, environmental impact assessment, environmental technologies, and environmental informatics.

Language requirements: English language proficiency (TOEFL 547 /IELTS 6.0 /oral examination)... [-]

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February 2020
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The aim of the training is to train agricultural water management engineers who are able to use creative engineering in the field of sustainable integrated water manageme ... [+]

Academic discipline: Agricultural Science

Degree: Master of Science (MSc)

Qualification: Agricultural Water Management Engineer

Duration: 4 semesters

Credits obtained: The master’s degree requires the completion of 120 credits (ETC).

Aim of the program: The aim of the graduate program is to train agricultural water management engineers who, equipped with knowledge and skills acquired over the course of the program, are able to use creative engineering in the field of sustainable integrated water management within the field of agricultural water management. With their qualifications, graduates are able to cooperate with other experts in solving domestic and international problems related to their field of expertise.... [-]

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February 2020
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The MSc in Animal Husbandry Engineering is designed to develop your undergraduate knowledge and improve it through application and research. ... [+]

Academic discipline: Agricultural Science

Degree: Master of Science (MSc)

Qualification: Animal Husbandry Engineer

Duration: 4 semesters

Credits obtained: The master’s degree requires the completion of 120 credits (ETC).

Aim of the program: The MSc in animal husbandry engineering is designed to develop your undergraduate knowledge and improve it through application and research. The field of animal science is broad and the program reflects this diversity, with emphasis on physiology, nutrition, and genetics, gene conservation, functional food and molecular biology, which are the key research areas of the institute.

Language requirements: English language proficiency (TOEFL 547 /IELTS 6.0 /oral examination)... [-]

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February 2020
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The main aim of the program is to provide the students with effective knowledge what they can successfully apply both in the mathematical modeling and in the solution of ... [+]

Academic discipline: Natural Sciences

Degree: Master of Science (MSc)

Qualification: Applied Mathematician

Duration: 4 semesters

Credits obtained: The master’s degree requires the completion of 120 credits (ETC).

Aim of the program: The main aim of the program is to provide the students with effective knowledge that they can successfully apply both in mathematical modeling and in the solution of problems arising in practice. Emphasis is put on the capability of working cooperatively in groups with experts in other fields (computer science, engineering, economics, etc.).

Language requirements: English language proficiency (TOEFL 547 /IELTS 6.0 /oral examination)... [-]

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February 2020
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Biology MSc course trains the researchers of the future in the fields of genetics, plant biology, ecology, evolutionary biology, and zoology. ... [+]

Academic discipline: Natural Sciences

Degree: Master of Science (MSc)

Qualification: Biologist

Duration: 4 semesters

Credits obtained: The master’s degree requires the completion of 120 credits (ETC).

Aim of the program: The biology MSc course trains the researchers of the future in the fields of genetics, plant biology, ecology, evolutionary biology, and zoology. Students will learn specialized knowledge in biology, ecology; how to plan and carry out research projects, collect and analyze data, write up and publish results; and conduct their own small-scale research projects under the supervision of world-renowned experts in biology and ecology.

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February 2020
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Graduates of the MSc program have significant knowledge in all major fields of chemistry including inorganic, organic, physical, biological, analytical, structural, theor ... [+]

Academic discipline: Natural Sciences

Degree: Master of Science (MSc)

Qualification: Chemist

Specializations: Synthetic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Radiochemistry

Duration: 4 semesters

Credits obtained: The master’s degree requires the completion of 120 credits (ETC).

Aim of the program: The aim of this study program is the advanced training of chemists possessing theoretical and practical knowledge in chemistry as well as satisfactory basic knowledge in related fields of science (e. g. mathematics, physics, informatics, biology, and environmental protection). Degree holders will have the ability and practical skills - to solve chemical problems arising either in industrial or laboratory applications; - to actively join research and development projects in different fields of chemistry; - to undertake further studies in advanced chemistry and chemical research with a sufficient degree of autonomy.... [-]

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February 2020
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Computer science MSc students are able to use and develop the theoretical knowledge acquired in BSc courses at a more advanced level. Using this knowledge as a foundation ... [+]

Academic discipline: Computer Science and Information Technology

Degree: Master of Science (MSc)

Qualification: Computer Scientist

Duration: 4 semesters

Credits obtained: The master’s degree requires the completion of 120 credits (ETC).

Aim of the program: Computer science MSc students are able to use and develop the theoretical knowledge acquired in BSc courses at a more advanced level. Using this knowledge as a foundation in the long run, they can work individually or in a team. Their responsibilities include the development, creation, implementation, introduction, operation, and service of IT systems. They also possess skills that enable them to cooperate and create models needed for solving IT tasks related to their specialization. Successful students possess appropriate knowledge enabling them to use their skills in an innovative way in order to carry out research and development tasks in fields such as:... [-]

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February 2020
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The aim of the program is to train IT professionals who, possessing the solid theoretical grounding necessary to further develop their skills over the long term, are capa ... [+]

Academic discipline: Computer Science and Information Technology

Degree: Master of Science (MSc)

Qualification: Computer Science Engineer

Duration: 4 semesters

Credits obtained: The master’s degree requires the completion of 120 credits (ETC).

Aim of the program: Computer science engineering MSc students have the opportunity to broaden the knowledge that they have acquired over the course of a BSc program, to get acquainted with the modern trends of informatics and to deepen this knowledge. Besides theoretical education, a great emphasis is placed on practical training which is done in IT laboratories. Moreover, students have the opportunity to carry out individual activities which are coordinated and supervised by well-qualified consultants, and they can take part in research projects related to their chosen field which can serve as a basis for their master’s thesis.... [-]

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February 2020
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The MSc in Environmental Sciences, with specialization in Ecology, Environmental and nature conservation provides knowledge on the main topics regarding environmental sci ... [+]

Academic discipline: Natural Sciences

Degree: Master of Science (MSc)

Qualification: Environmental Scientist

Duration: 4 semesters

Credits obtained: The master’s degree requires the completion of 120 credits (ETC).

Aim of the program: The MSc in environmental sciences, with specialization in ecology, environmental and nature conservation provides knowledge about the main topics regarding environmental sciences, focusing on terrestrial and aquatic environmental protection and ecological and nature conservational aspects.

Language requirements: English language proficiency (TOEFL 547 /IELTS 6.0 /oral examination)

Entry requirements: A strong knowledge of biology and environmental sciences, and a BSc diploma in biology, environmental sciences, or in a related discipline in natural sciences.... [-]

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February 2020
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The MSc in Food Safety and Quality is designed to develop your undergraduate knowledge and improve it through application and research. ... [+]

Academic discipline: Agricultural Science

Degree: Master of Science (MSc)

Qualification: Food Safety and Quality Engineer

Duration: 4 semesters

Credits obtained: The master’s degree requires the completion of 120 credits (ETC).

Aim of the program: The MSc in food safety and quality is designed to develop your undergraduate knowledge and improve it through application and research. The field of food science is broad and the program reflects this diversity, with emphasis on raw material qualifying, processing technology, quality analysis and quality assurance.

Language requirements: English language proficiency (TOEFL 547 /IELTS 6.0 /oral examination)... [-]

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February 2020
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The objective of the program is to prepare professionals for understanding sustainable development and the present problems of rural areas basing on knowledge relating to ... [+]

Academic discipline: Agricultural Science

Degree: Master of Science (MSc)

Qualification: Rural Development Engineer

Duration: 4 semesters

Credits obtained: The master’s degree requires the completion of 120 credits (ETC).

Aim of the program: The objective of the program is to train professionals who understand sustainable development and the present problems of rural areas based on knowledge relating to agriculture, economic management, as well as regional and rural development, who can cooperate in the determination of possible directions of development, can define special development programs, can manage their realizations and who can carry out the monitoring of processes.... [-]

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February 2020
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