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 26,000 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.

University Facts

The University of Debrecen has a student body of 26,000. More than 1600 instructors teach at the University, making it one of the largest higher education institutions in Hungary. Its 14 faculties and 24 doctoral schools undoubtedly offer the widest choice of majors and other forms of training. The quality of teaching and especially research is indicated by the fact that more than half of the instructors have doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees, and 23 professors are members of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. According to the yearly complex report of the Hungarian Ministry of Education, which serves as the base for the amount of research funding available to institutions of higher education, it is the best institution outside Budapest and is in the top three in the country, possessing 14-15% of the research volume carried out in Hungary.

Programs taught in:
English

This school also offers:

MSc

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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, Environmental Informatics, which are the key research areas of the Department of Water and Environmental Management responsible for the course. Throughout your stay at Debrecen University, as a postgraduate student of Environmental Management, you will have a personal academic tutor to guide you through your studies and to meet your individual goals and interests.

Areas of study:

Public Administration, Organization-Environmental Law, Natural Resource Management, Sustainable Agricultural Systems and Technologies, Land Use and Regional Planning, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Laboratory Measurement Techniques, Ecotoxicology, Environmental Technologies, Nature Protection, Water Resource Management and Water Quality Protection, Landscape Management, Environmental and Quality Management, Environmental Informatics, Agri-Environmental Politics, Environmental Economy, Agricultural Remote Sensing, Agrohydrology-Agricultural Watershed Management, Precision Agriculture, Environmental Health, Agri-Environmental Protection.... [-]

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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. Throughout your stay at Debrecen University, as a postgraduate student of Animal Science, you will have a personal academic tutor to guide you through your studies and to meet your individual goals and interests. We offer you a 4-week field practice in summer. Areas of study: Biochemistry, Quantitative and Molecular Genetics, Physiology, Reproductive Biology, Microbiology, Research Methods, Animal Production, Animal Nutrition, Natural Resource Management, Wild Animal Health, Aquaculture, Fisheries and Management, Food Safety and Quality, Economics, and Planning.... [-]

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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 ... [+]

Course Structure: Main Subjects Basics in the following subjects for all students: Algebra and number theory, Analysis, Geometry, Probability and statistics, Informatics and operational research.

Specific subjects for all students: Discrete mathematics, Operations research, Applied analysis, Stochastic processes, Theory of algorithms.

Specific subjects in the different subprograms: Mathematics of Engineering:Numerical analysis, solutions of differential equations Linear models and applications Numerical mathematics Stochastic processes Mathematics of Finance:Statistics Stochastic systems Financial science Mathematics of Computer Science:Data mining Mathematical theory of networks Theory of complexity Design, analyzing and implementation of algorithms and data structures Cryptography and data security Information theory Codes and symmetric structures... [-]

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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 ... [+]

Graduates acquire advanced application skills in chemistry during laboratory courses with special emphasis on synthetic and structural chemistry and the application of the most common analytical techniques. Possessing broad knowledge in the use of chemical literature, they work successfully in both the chemical industry and chemical laboratories including research and development areas.

MSc graduates have the appropriate skills to continue their studies in doctoral schools of chemistry at the University of Debrecen or at any university throughout the world.

Course structure:

Basic natural sciences (6 credits) including mathematics, physics, biology, geology, informatics

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The objective of the program is to train environmental engineers with up-to-date scientific, ecological, engineering, economic and management knowledge to be capable to i ... [+]

The objective of the program is to train environmental engineers with up-to-date scientific, ecological, engineering, economic and management knowledge to be capable to identify and assess the existing and potential environmental threats, to prevent or reduce environmental damage, to prepare and control damage control projects. They are able to provide complex engineering and scientific design and analytical procedures on the basis of their up-to-date knowledge of informatics with the help of design, modelling and simulation software. They are prepared to set out and apply adequate technological solutions to prevent environmental pollution and to provide engineering design and managing tasks in the field of waste processing and recycling. They are able to optimize environmental technologies and environmental impacts. They are prepared for further studies in the doctoral program.... [-]

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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 ... [+]

The MSc in Environmental Sciences, with specialization in Ecology, Environmental and nature conservation provides knowledge on the main topics regarding environmental sciences, focusing on terrestrial and aquatic environmental protection and ecological and nature conservational aspects.

Specialization:Ecology, Environmental and nature conservation

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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. ... [+]

The field of Food Science is broad and the programme reflects this diversity, with emphasis on Raw Material Qualifying, Processing Technology, Quality Analysis and Quality Assurance. Throughout your stay at Debrecen University, as a postgraduate student of Food Safety and Quality, you will have a personal academic tutor to guide you through your studies and to meet your individual goals and interests. We offer you a 4 week field practice in summer. Areas of study: Organic and Biochemistry, Food Safety and Quality, Food Processing Technology, Economics, Physical, Chemical and Microbiological Analysis, Laboratory Practices

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This water management MSc course develops knowledge and understanding in physical, chemical, and ecological aspects of water science in temperate, tropical and semi-arid ... [+]

The water management is an extremely increasingly complex challenge and it has policy priority facing global society. Unprecedented climate, economic, technological and demographic change require a new generation of dedicated professionals who are committed to and trained in the interdisciplinary nature of water science and management. This water management MSc course develops knowledge and understanding in physical, chemical, and ecological aspects of water science in temperate, tropical and semi-arid zones. It provides a foundation in basic processes in each key subject areas, as well as interactions throughout the hydrological cycle, and the various hydrological processes and function, and the impact this has on health.... [-]

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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 ... [+]

Course structure:

Accounting for Managers (5 credits) Agrarian Policy (3 credits) Agrarian Policy Analysis Programs (3 credits) Alternative Management (3 credits) Community Development (3 credits) Corporation for The Rural Development (3 credits) Economic Law (4 credits) Economics of Agricultural Markets (4 credits) Economics of Agriculture Sectors (5 credits) Food Chain Safety (2 credits) Human Resource Management (3 credits) Integrated Regional Development (3 credits) Integrated Settlement Development (3 credits) Local Economic and Enterprise Development (3 credits) Local Rural Development (3 credits) Production Economics (4 credits) Project Management (3 credits) Regional Planning and Programming (7 credits) Research Methodology (5 credits) Rural and Environmental Policy (4 credits) Rural Economy (4 credits) Rural Security Studies (3 credits) Rural Sociology (3 credits) Trading and Logistics Studies (4 credits)... [-]

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The objective of the program is to train urban system engineers who are capable to provide and control activities of urban planning, settlement architecture, principal ar ... [+]

The objective of the program is to train urban system engineers who are capable to provide and control activities of urban planning, settlement architecture, principal architecture and technical authorities, administrations and the communal, maintenance, organizational, services, environmental and the protection of urban build environment of a local government. Urban systems engineers are prepared at a high level to implement the conception and programs of urban development and to make their plans. They are able to harmonise the development of settlements, groups of settlements, areas to make spatial plans, to manage and control such activities and to make scientific research of the professional field. They are prepared for further studies in the doctoral program.... [-]

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