Óbuda University

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Óbuda University
Óbudai Egyetem
University
The main building and its surroundings in 2018
Latin: Universitas Budensis
MottoPro Scientia et Futuro
TypePublic
Established1879
ChancellorGabriella Ormándi
RectorProf. Dr. habil. Levente Kovács
Administrative staff
421
Students15,088
Location,
47°32′1.6″N 19°2′5.75″E / 47.533778°N 19.0349306°E / 47.533778; 19.0349306Coordinates: 47°32′1.6″N 19°2′5.75″E / 47.533778°N 19.0349306°E / 47.533778; 19.0349306
AffiliationsEuropean University Association
Websitewww.uni-obuda.hu

The Óbuda University (Hungarian: Óbudai Egyetem, Latin: Universitas Budensis), named after Óbuda, a part of Budapest, is a technical university in Budapest, Hungary. It was founded in 2000 as Budapest Tech (Budapesti Műszaki Főiskola) with the merging of three polytechnical institutes (Bánki Donát Technical College, Kandó Kálmán Technical College, Light Industry Technical College). With more than 15,000 students it is one of the largest technical universities in the country. Having complied with the requirements, the institution was promoted to university status on 1 January 2010 under the name of Óbuda University.[1]

Faculties[edit]

The university with the merger of former polytechnic institutions has founded the following faculties:[2]

  • Alba Regia Technical Faculty (Székesfehérvár)
  • Bánki Donát Faculty of Mechanical and Safety Engineering
  • Kandó Kálmán Faculty of Electrical Engineering
  • Keleti Károly Faculty of Business and Management
  • John von Neumann Faculty of Informatics
  • Rejtő Sándor Faculty of Light Industry and Environmental Engineering
  • Ybl Miklós Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering[3]

Doctoral Schools[edit]

  • Doctoral School of Applied Informatics and Applied Mathematics
  • Doctoral School of Safety and Security Sciences
  • Doctoral School of Materials Sciences and Technologies

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Óbudai Egyetem - Announcement by Prof. Dr. Imre Rudas on bmf.hu" (PDF). Retrieved 12 January 2010.
  2. ^ "Obuda University, Budapest", Budapest Corner, retrieved 20 December 2010
  3. ^ "The faculty joined Óbuda University in August 2020. (in Hungarian)". Retrieved 9 September 2021.