List of universities in Hungary

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The Faculty of Law and Political Sciences of Eötvös Loránd University, one of the oldest university in Hungary, founded in 1635
Rector's Council Hall of Budapest Business School, the first public business school in the world, founded in 1857

Universities in Hungary have generally been instituted by Act of Parliament under the Higher Education Act. For new public universities and private universities, approval is required from the Ministry of responsible for the education and later from the Hungarian National Assembly. The Hungarian public higher education system includes universities and other higher education institutes, that provide both education curricula and related degrees up to doctoral degree and also contribute to research activities. In general, public Hungarian universities don't charge tuition fees.

The following is a list of universities and colleges of higher education in Hungary (listed alphabetically and grouped by location and funding), followed by a list of defunct institutions.

Universities[edit]

In Budapest[edit]

Universities in Budapest
Name Established City Type Students Academics
Budapest Business School 1857 Budapest Public Business school 16,905 987
Budapest University of Technology and Economics 1782 Budapest Public Institute of technology 21,171 961
Corvinus University 1920 Budapest Public Business school 14,522 867
Eötvös Loránd University 1635 Budapest Public Classic university 26,006 1,800
Hungarian University of Fine Arts 1871 Budapest Public Art school 652 232
Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music 1875 Budapest Public Music school 831 168
Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design 1870 Budapest Public Art school 894 122
National University of Public Service 2011 (1808) Budapest Public Classic university 10,800 465
Óbuda University 1879 Budapest Public Institute of technology 12,888 421
Semmelweis University 1769 Budapest Public Medical school 10,880 1,230
University of Physical Education 1925 Budapest Public Classic university 2,500 220
Academy of Drama and Film in Budapest 1865 Budapest Public Art school 455 111
Andrássy University Budapest 2002 Budapest Private Classic university 210 51
Aquincum Institute of Technology 2011 Budapest Private Institute of technology 50 41
Budapest Metropolitan University 2001 Budapest Private Classic university 8,000 350
Budapest University of Jewish Studies 1877 Budapest Private Theological university 200 60
Central European University 1991 Budapest Private Classic university 1,380 399
International Business School 1991 Budapest Private Business school 800 155
Károli Gáspár University of Reformed Church 1855 Budapest Private Classic university 4,301 342
Pázmány Péter Catholic University 1635 Budapest Private Classic university 9,469 736
Lutheran Theological University 1557 Budapest Private Theological university 220 36

In the rest of the country[edit]

Public Universities[edit]

Privately or church funded Universities[edit]

Other Hungarian-language Universities[edit]

Former universities[edit]

  • Albert Szent-Györgyi Medical University (merged with others to form University of Szeged in 2000)
  • Attila József University (merged with others to form University of Szeged in 2000)
  • Debrecen University of Agricultural Sciences (merged with others to form University of Debrecen)
  • Franz Joseph University (ceased operation in 1945)
  • Gödöllő University of Agricultural Sciences (merged with others to form Szent István University in 2000)
  • Hungarian University of Applied Arts (renamed to Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design in 2006)
  • Hungarian University of Physical Education (merged with Semmelweis University)
  • Imre Haynal University of Health Sciences Budapest (merged with Semmelweis University)
  • Janus Pannonius University (merged with others to form University of Pécs in 2000)
  • Lajos Kossuth University (merged with others to form University of Debrecen)
  • Miklós Zrínyi University of National Defence (merged with others to form National University of Public Service in 2012)
  • University Medical School of Debrecen (merged with others to form University of Debrecen)
  • University Medical School of Pécs (merged with others to form University of Pécs in 2000)
  • University of Horticulture and Food Industry (merged with others to form Szent István University in 2000)
  • University of Sopron (merged with others to form University of Western Hungary in 2000)
  • University of Veterinary Science (merged with others to form Szent István University in 2000)

Colleges of higher education[edit]

In Budapest[edit]

State funded[edit]

Privately or church funded[edit]

In the rest of the country[edit]

State funded[edit]

Privately or church funded[edit]

Former colleges of higher education[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]