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Pázmány Péter Catholic University

Pázmány Péter Catholic University (PPCU) is a state approved higher educational institution that is run by the Catholic Church and governed by the Hungarian Catholic Bishops’ Conference.

Master's Programmes

Computer Science & IT (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)



The University was founded in 1635 and has been continuously operating ever since. During the Ottoman occupation, the most tragic years of our country's history, Archbishop of Esztergom Péter Pázmány established the university, which proved to be of epochal significance in the history of education and religious culture in Hungary.


Pázmány Péter Catholic University is a scientific community that, through its strict and critical approach, promotes the protection and development of human dignity and cultural heritage by research, education and other activities provided to the given national and international community especially in the field of theology and human sciences but as much as possible in the area of natural sciences as well.


Research work at the Faculty focuses mainly on the interdisciplinary area between life sciences, computer science and engineering, and on strengthening the convergence paradigm of these fields. The flat departmental organization of the Faculty makes cooperation between different research groups particularly easy.

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The Central Office for Foreign Affairs was set up on 1st September, 2015 because the operation of the international network system, the growing number of bi- or tri lateral agreements, the central management of mobility programs and the coordination of the international research programs made the creation of such an organisational unit indispensable. 

Student Reviews

It feels like a family
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It was lovely. The educators really want to best for us and ready to go beyond university boundries to help us with our studies. All in all, I would prefer a little bit more up-to-date material, I felt like what we learn is quite conservative, which of course is necessary to know, but should be extended with today's knowledge.

Hungarian style
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

This bachelor program is quite new and they are trying to improve the quality. Unfortunately this is still in progress, and I could definitely feel it. The community is ok, as students trying to help each other, because it happens a lot that students do not have enough material to study from and they need each others help to cope with the tasks. The professors like...

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

great community, a lots of opportunities for traveling and internships, excellent professors

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