The University of Debrecen (UD) is intent on putting the study of biodiversity, climate change, sustainable development and water management on a new footing. As it was announced at a press conference on the subject, the unit called Biodiversity, Water Management and Climate Change Coordination Research Centre, which was established last year, would play a key strategic part in this process.
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The Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Hungary, Saud Al-Shamsi, also attended the University of Debrecen’s partner meeting on Friday. After the event, the diplomat discussed future cooperation opportunities with the leaders of the university and the foundation that maintains it.
Researchers of the University of Debrecen can apply for the NeurotechEU scholarship. The international organisation supports post-doctoral researchers dealing with neurotechnology. In the first round,15 post-doctoral researchers who work at any of the partner universities will be supported.
Delegates of Turku University of Applied Sciences, which is a member of the CARPE consortium, have visited the University of Debrecen. On Monday and Tuesday they learned about UD’s degree programmes and discussed potential future research cooperation. The topics of the meetings also included the international mobility of students and researchers.
The University of Debrecen has announced its next round of applications in the Erasmus programme for the academic year 2023/2024. More than 250 students will have a chance to complete a part-time study abroad or internship program in Europe or in a distant part of the world. The deadline for the applications is 15 March.
The University of Debrecen took the 89th place in the thematic ranking issued by Round University Ranking (for natural sciences). With this result, UD, the only Hungarian institution of higher education in the diamond league, was ranked in the top 100 in the 2022 rankings of RUR.
The Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of Debrecen offers up-to-date knowledge, practice-oriented education and a new master’s course to students, who can study in Debrecen, Nyíregyháza and Szolnok.
Major events, a record number of articles, and a tragic loss – The Press Centre of the University of Debrecen has closed a demanding but successful year. The Centre that has been named after the late Ildiko M. Tóth who led the Centre and died last year released about a thousand university articles, and contributed to over 30,000 media appearances.
The software is already being installed on the 5 petaflops supercomputer called Komondor at the Supercomputer Center on the Kassai út Campus of the University of Debrecen. The new machine of the Governmental Information-Technology Development Agency (KIFÜ) will increase the current HPC capacity available domestically tenfold.
The Hall of the Main Building of the University of Debrecen was filled to capacity on the first day of the enrollment event, DExpo. Hundreds of high school students, future university students, parents, and teachers listened to the information about the institution, the training offers, and changes to admission and student life at the opening on Wednesday.
The University of Debrecen has recently organized the scholarly-scientific conference of its colleges for advanced studies for the fourth time. At the event held in Debrecen Academic Committee Headquarters on Tuesday, students from seven disciplines gave account of their latest findings in as many as five different sections. The speakers delivering English and Hungarian presentations represented the colleges for advanced studies active in our institution and at Partium Christian University.
The UniPass card management system of UD is unique in Hungary. It has been part of the everyday life of university citizens for nearly ten years. Card holders can use the services of over 50 partners, and the number of card-accepting places is increasing.
The University of Debrecen and Sunway University, one of the best private universities in South-East Asia, signed a partnership agreement on Friday. The event was also attended by the ambassador of Malaysia to Hungary. The agreement will strengthen the international presence of UD and facilitate student and teacher mobility.
The first video recordings about the tightly packed stadium show are now available on the YouTube channel of the University of Debrecen, so you can virtually relive the unforgettable moments of this year’s yoUDay celebration. The impressive spectacle together with the amazing atmosphere will surely convey a lasting experience for everyone.
Abdukodir Toshkulov, the Minister in charge of higher education of Uzbekistan and Szilvássy Zoltán, rector performed negotiations on Saturday about the educational, research and innovation cooperation with the University of Debrecen. The Minister asked the University to take part in the work of the emerging Uzbek scientific and technological cluster.
A Tudományos és Társadalmi Tanácsadó Testület [Scientific and Social Advisory Board] of fifty-seven members supporting the work of the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Count István Tisza Foundation for the University of Debrecen (GTIDEA), which operates and maintains the University of Debrecen, has been established. At the inaugural meeting on Wednesday, the dignitaries from Hungary and abroad making up the board introduced themselves and received their credentials at the same time.
The University of Debrecen celebrated the beginning of the new academic year with a full-house event at the Nagyerdei Stadium on Wednesday. In addition to Hungarian stars, artists of the Institute of Pop Music and international students of the oDEon company also gave concerts. About 20,000 people attended the 6th year-opening stadium show of UD.
The University of Debrecen is a great example for how a reformed structure that has undergone a model shift should work, stated Balázs Hankó, Deputy State Secretary for Higher Education, at the senate session held at the opening of the academic year at the University of Debrecen. Thousands of first-year students took their oaths at the opening ceremony on Sunday in Főnix Aréna.
Students from more than one hundred countries will be marching on stage carrying their national flags at the unique stadium show of the University of Debrecen, yoUDay. The point is that, this time, we wish to put bigger emphasis on cooperation, partnership and solidarity than ever before. Tens of thousands of eager spectators are expected to fill Nagyerdei Stadium for the event again this year. Ticket sales have already begun.
The first piece of equipment prepared by the University of Debrecen to be used in space has been completed, and it is scheduled to go into outer space at the beginning of next year. This unique instrument will measure radiation that affects technical equipment in the cosmic environment. The innovation created by DE SPACE’s Radiation Physics Research Group was presented at a workshop held in the Borsay Castle of our Mád Campus.
On the ESA Day held at ATOMKI on Thursday, European Space Agency (ESA) staff members could take a look at the relevant instrument park of the University of Debrecen and the Nuclear Research Institute of Eötvös Loránd Kutatási Hálózat [Eötvös Loránd Research Network] as well as learn about the investigations related to space research conducted here. Hungary’s Ministerial Commissioner for Space Research Ms. Orsolya Ferencz also participated in the event.
The new building of the Faculty of Pharmacy of UD will serve as a facility for low-volume manufacturing of medicinal products, medical food and dietary supplements, in addition to education and research. Designed by the Pyxis Nautica Architect Studio, the National Manufacturing, Research and Educational Facility will be constructed in 2023.
The number of foreign students at the University of Debrecen continues to grow. In September, more than two thousand students will begin their studies on the university’s English language courses. In the academic year 2022/23, it is expected that more than 7,200 people, more than a fifth of the foreign students studying in Hungary, will be studying at the University of Debrecen.
This year’s Campus Festival set a new record: more than 116,000 people attended one of Hungary’s largest summer cultural events, the organisers announced on Monday. There was also much interest in the festival’s university-related programs. Tens of thousands of people visited the booths and the stage of the University of Debrecen during the four days of the festival.
As a result of the general admission procedure, a total of 6,502 first-year students can start their studies from September in the Hungarian-language programmes of the University of Debrecen. The number of students admitted in 2022, including additional admissions, students from abroad, as well as those admitted to the English-language courses, is expected to reach 10,000 by September.