Hírek Institutional címkével

The University of Debrecen presented its educational, research and innovation development trends, good practices and international relations at the Hungarian Summit in Florida. The event was attended by Károly Pető, Deputy Rector General, Péter Nagy, President of the GTIDEA Scientific and Social Advisory Board, and Zalán Bács, for the Institute for Sports Science Coordination.

A delegation from five American universities visited the University of Debrecen on Friday to discuss teaching-researcher exchange programmes, English-language training opportunities for their students, short summer programmes and one- or two-semester studies. The delegation visited three faculties.

The summer graduation ceremonies of the University of Debrecen (DE) are about to begin. Between 15 June and 2 July, almost 4,000 graduates from 13 faculties of the institution will receive their degrees.

The University of Debrecen has held its traditional spring doctoral and honorary doctoral inauguration ceremony. At this event on Friday, as many as 130 new doctoral candidates in five different disciplines received their degrees, while titles of habilitated doctor, professor emeritus and emeritus advisor were also conferred. Helmut Flachenecker, Professor at the University of Würzburg in Germany, was awarded an honorary doctoral degree, while ecologist Csaba Aradi received a Pro Universitate award.

Her Excellency, the Ambassador of Norway to Hungary, visited the University of Debrecen on Friday to learn more about our institution’s program and research structure, its international relations and its extensive network of industrial partners. Trine Skymoen would wish to promote an increase in the number of Norwegian students enrolled at UD.

The new building of National Manufacturing, Research and Education Center of the Faculty of Pharmacy, recently inaugurated in Vezér Street Industrial Park of the University of Debrecen, is now available for both education and pharmaceutical research and manufacturing. The three-floor, almost 7,000 square-meter, complex was built in one year at the cost of roughly HUF 12 billion.

Iran's ambassador to Hungary has discussed academic cooperation opportunities at the University of Debrecen. As part of his visit on Wednesday, His Excellency Morteza Moradian also met with Iranian students enrolled in the University of Debrecen.

At the end of April, a delegation from the University of Debrecen visited several universities in the Chinese cities of Shanghai and Nanjing. Our institutional leaders also participated in the Sino-Hungarian Higher Education Forum held under the aegis of the 13th Educational Global Partners Conference.

Upon the invitation of students from the Philippines, the Ambassador of the Southeast Asian island state to Hungary also visited the University of Debrecen on its International Food Day, an international gastronomic festival. Frank R. Cimafranca and his delegation members were received by Rector Zoltán Szilvássy.

The University of Debrecen has signed a cooperation agreement on research and education with the institution of higher education called Vishwakarma Institute of Information Technology, India. Owing to this partnership agreement, joint training and student exchanges will be possible in the future in the fields of engineering, information technology and natural sciences.

The University of Debrecen and Indiana State University in the United States discussed the development of academic and mobility partnerships between the two institutions. During his visit on Monday, Diego Morales met with Rector Zoltán Szilvássy and students at the University's Faculty of Agriculture.

On almost 800 square metres, 80 exhibitors and more than 2,000 jobs awaited visitors at the largest job fair in the region, held in the Main Building of the University of Debrecen. Supply was excellent this time too, with students not only finding positions, but also internships, volunteering opportunities and scholarships abroad.

The University of Bonn, one of Germany's top five higher education institutions, plans to collaborate with the University of Debrecen in research in several disciplines. The two universities are expanding the cooperation started in the NeurotechEU programme, which aims to promote the development of neurosciences and coordinate research; university leaders discussed the expansion of the relationship during a two-day visit to Debrecen.

Samarkand State Architecture and Construction University will initiate mobility of teachers, researchers and students, as well as joint training and research projects with the University of Debrecen, according to an agreement signed on Thursday by the rectors of the two institutions. Cigdem Turkyilmaz also visited the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Economics.

As the organizers announced on Monday, the Kosovo-born pop star Rita Ora would also perform at the Campus Festival of Debrecen. The festival will be hosting the closing ceremony of the European University Games, organized jointly by the University of Debrecen and the University of Miskolc, while it will also be the central location for the nationwide Pont Ott Partik [roughly: high-school graduate parties for the public announcement of points required for university admission].

Tianjin Foreign Studies University (TFSU) has confirmed and renewed its educational and cultural cooperation ties with the University of Debrecen in an agreement that was signed in Debrecen on Thursday. President Chen Fachun, the leader of a visiting Chinese delegation, also handed over the document of the accreditation of our Confucius Institute for another five years to the leaders of UD.

The University of Debrecen has signed a cooperation agreement with Eve Power Hungary Kft. concerning human resources training, a student scholarship programme, joint research and development activities and the establishment of a battery research institute. Eve Power, the world's ninth largest battery manufacturer, is building its first European plant in Debrecen.

The Ambassador of Australia visited the University of Debrecen on Monday to learn about the history, education, industrial cooperation and international relations of the University of Debrecen. Ian D.G. Biggs also met students from the Institute of English and American Studies.

According to Mr. Hu Tao, the CEO of SEMCORP Hungary Kft., the Hungarian branch of the global leader in the production of lithium-ion battery separator films is seeking long-term cooperation opportunities with the University of Debrecen. Mr. Tao made this announcement before signing an agreement on joint research, development and education with the leaders of our institution.

Leading members of CARPE (Consortium on Applied Research and Professional Education) met in Brussels over the weekend. Representing the University of Debrecen, Deputy Rector for Research and Education László Csernoch and Scientific Director Zsolt Varga attended the meeting.

German Ambassador to Hungary Julia Gross paid her first visit to the University of Debrecen on Wednesday. First, she met with university leaders, then with faculty members and students from the Institute of German Studies at the Faculty of Humanities.

A delegation from the Embassy and Permanent Mission of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh in Vienna has visited the University of Debrecen and discussed the possibilities of increasing the number of Bangladeshi students. The diplomats also visited the university’s Faculty of Engineering.

The ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to Hungary encouraged scientific and training cooperation between the University of Debrecen and higher education institutions of Cuba. Ambassador Guillermo Vázquez Moreno visited the university’s industrial park in Vezér Street as well.

The Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman to Hungary visited the University of Debrecen on Tuesday to discuss the University's training portfolio and its extensive domestic and international network of contacts. Malallah Albalushi also inquired about the possibility of increasing the number of Omani students during his meeting with Rector Zoltán Szilvássy.

A delegation from the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Hungary met with Elek Bartha, Vice Rector for Education, on Friday to discuss opportunities for academic and mobility cooperation between the University of Debrecen and Iraqi higher education institutions. The delegation also met with Iraqi students studying at the University of Debrecen.