Semmelweis University Budapest

Semmelweis University Budapest

The Semmelweis University has a more than 230-year old tradition of academic excellence and commitment to the education of physicians and health care professionals. It is Hungary’s largest higher education institution with over 11000 students at present.

Faculty of Medicine provides a standard of education that is fully in line with that of other high quality European medical schools. Its Medicine programme (M.D. degree) is available in three languages: Hungarian, English and German.

Faculty of Dentistry is located in the recently completed Dental Clinical and Training Centre, one of the most state-of-the-art dental institutes in Europe. With its 12,000 m² of floor space and 172 dental work stations, it provides an ideal facility and conditions for both undergraduate and postgraduate training and clinical research.

Faculty of Pharmacy has been a research-oriented unit of higher education ever since its foundation. Fundamental research produces some 120 original peer-reviewed papers annually with an impact factor of 200, headed usually by Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Pharmacology.

Faculty of Health Sciences provides training on international level in several fields of health sciences and issues internationally competitive diplomas. There is an ever widening offer of programmes training health care professionals with about 200 distinguished lecturers and part-time teachers working within the Faculty. The Faculty offers study rooms, lecture halls, computer rooms, specialist laboratories, and a public library all equipped with state-of-the-art technology.


Semmelweis Academic Calendar

The academic year is divided into two semesters. The 1st Autumn Semester starts in September and lasts until the end of January, the 2nd sprimg semester starts in February and lasts until July. The last 6 weeks of both semesters is the examination session.


Autumn Semester
Registration September 04-05, 2014
First day of the term September 08, 2014
Last day of the term December 12, 2014
Examination period December 13, 2014 – January 23, 2015
Extension period January 26 – January 30, 2015 (only for re-examination)
School break October 22/23/24, 2014
Spring Semester
Registration January 29, 2015 – January 30, 2015
First day of the term  February 02, 2015
Last day of the term May 15, 2015
Examination period May 18 – July 03, 2015
School breaks 11-12/02/2015 – 06/04/2015 – 28/04/2015 – 01/05/2015
Spring Break  March 30 – April 03, 2015


Semmelweis Erasmus Application

If you wish to apply to Semmelweis University as an Erasmus student you should first contact the Erasmus coordinator at your home university to nominate you. After we receive your nomination we will contact you directly. Application deadlines are the following:


  • Autumn semester, or full academic year: May 30, 2015
  • Spring semester: October 30, 2015


For application information and to download forms, please follow the link to the faculty you are planning on applying to: Faculty of Health Sciences  •  Faculty of Medicine / Dentistry / Pharmacy


Semmelweis Accommodation Budapest

Szimpla Flat Astoria • Nice Apartment with Private Garden

3 bedrooms flat with two bathrooms and private garden with terrace, located in Budapest city centre, next to Astoria (joint of Districts V-VII-VIII). Single room rent 300 € euro, bills/utilities included!


  • Flat Area: 65 m²
  • Single Rooms: 3 Bedrooms
  • Room Rent: 300,00 €, Utilities Included
  • Flat Status: New/Furnished/Fully Equipped
  • Astoria
  • District VII-V
  • Kazinczy utca
  • Metro Line Red M2

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