History, Affiliations, and Rankings
The modern University of Pécs was founded in 1912 and was originally located in Pozsony (now Bratislava, Slovakia). Following World War I Pozsony became part of the newly formed Czechoslovakia. In 1921, the university moved to Pécs, where it remains today. Its affiliation is with Compostela Group of Universities, EDUC - European Digital UniverCity European University Foundation, University Network of European Capitals of Culture, Danube Rector's Conference, European Association for International Education, European Universities Association, and Conference of Alps-Adriatic Universities. The University of Pécs is ranked 651 in QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities and has an overall score of 4.0 stars
Infrastructure, Campuses, and Courses
The University Of Pecs has a great infrastructure The University of Pécs is located in the uniquely beautiful, vibrant and lively city of Pécs – a proper, multi-campus university town – which was designated to be the European Capital of Culture in 2010. With its 10 faculties - Faculty of Adult Education and Human Resources Development, Faculty of Business and Economics, Faculty of Illyés Gyula, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Law, Medical School, Faculty of Music and Visual Arts, Faculty of Sciences and Pollack Mihály Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology - the University of Pécs plays a significant role in Hungarian higher education. The University offers a broad range of training and degree programs, ensuring high-level knowledge transfer and research. With its students and nearly 2,000 teachings and research staff, the impact of the University of Pécs extends well beyond the borders of Pécs.
Accomplishments and Alumni
The University of Pécs has won this year's EAIE Award for Excellence in Internationalisation for the online short-term programs developed and managed by the International Centre. Many alumni got placed in reputed companies.
Student Diversity and the Visiting Companies
This university has more than 4,000 international students – students who come from more than 100 countries worldwide. Many reputed companies come to this university for placement.