Óbuda University

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Óbuda University
Óbudai Egyetem
Latin: Universitas Budensis
Motto "Pro scientita et futuro"
Established 1879
Type Public
Rector Prof. Dr. János Fodor
Administrative staff
Students 12,888
Location Budapest, Hungary
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
Website www.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 originally founded in 2000 as Budapest Tech (Hungarian: Budapesti Műszaki Főiskola) with the merging of 3 polytechnical institutes (Bánki Donát Technical College, Kandó Kálmán Technical College, Light Industry Technical College). With near 13 000 students it is one of the largest technical universities in the country. Having complied with the necessary requirements, the institution was promoted to university status on 1 January 2010 under the name of Óbuda University. [1]

Faculties of the University[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

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]


  1. ^ "Óbudai Egyetem - Announcement by Prof. Dr. Imre Rudas on bmf.hu" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-01-12. 
  2. ^ "Obuda University, Budapest", Budapest Corner, retrieved 2010-12-20