University of Pannonia

University of Pannonia

The University of Pannonia is characterised by outstanding academic excellence, high-quality marketable knowledge, and we are the best in the country in terms of research and development output per lecturer. Our aim is not just to talk about sustainability, but to make it widely available in the form of innovative solutions that can be applied in practice, both at regional and global level. 

Top reasons to study here

  • We offer world-class education by professionally acknowledged professors with internationally high publication rates.
  • The University of Pannonia has a long tradition of student-centredness.
  • Each of our university's campuses has a rich history and an incomparable environment.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (2)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (2)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)

About

History

Since the founding of the predecessor of the University of Pannonia in 1949, the world changed significantly, but the prestigious institution, defying challenges, has remained a determinative factor of the socio-economic life of the region, as well as an internationally recognised higher education institution. It is the most significant institution of higher education in the Transdanubian region.

Education

The University of Pannonia is characterized by outstanding academic excellence and high-quality usable knowledge. With its long professional tradition our multidisciplinary university offers education in the fields of humanities, economics, engineering, information technology, education, social and natural science. Our university guarantees international quality education and research opportunities with professionally recognized academics.  The classes are usually held in small-size groups, which makes the educational process personalized. The institution offers courses uniting the results of problem-oriented, multi-disciplinary methods adapted to the current needs of society. 

Research

R & D & I activities: The focus areas of the R & D & I activities of the University of Pannonia are the most pressing social challenges of our time - solving problems related to climate change and environmental pollution, and creating technologies that enable sustainable development. The related R & D & I activities at the university are the following:

  •        ecology
  •        materials science
  •        air quality
  •        water treatment technologies
  •        bio- and nanotechnology
  •       environmentally friendly motor fuels and propulsion methods
  •       low-waste technologies
  •        advanced structural materials and catalysts
  •        green chemistry

Career

The knowledge that students receive at the University of Pannonia is adapted to the needs of the job market. Internships, international scholarship opportunities and workshops help students apply their professional knowledge and skills in practice and get familiar with local and global job market. The university is proud to have collaborative relationships with educational institutions around the world and large international companies, such as Valeo Siemens, IBM, General Electric, Phillips, etc. Our students can participate in joint projects and research with more than 300 local and international partners and learn more about their professional field. 

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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2022
1201
2021
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2020
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World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.

Services

Student services

The University of Pannonia’s Student Union is responsible for representing the interests of current and future students in all kind of matters at the university, or even in regional and national levels. The members of the student union participate in faculty-level decision-making forums, organize events and assist students in all matters concerning higher education. BEST (Board of European Students of Technology). The organization covers the entire European continent and is present at 95 universities in 33 countries. 

Housing services

The halls of residence are available for students in each university city. Even though the dormitory facilities may slightly vary, all dormitories are comfortable and well-equipped. Students live in furnished 1- 2- or 3-person housing units with beds, wardrobes, desks and bookshelves for each student. Depending on the dormitory style, bathrooms can be private, shared between rooms or located in the corridor and separated by gender. Kitchens are located on each floor, while rooms are equipped with a fridge, microwave oven, a dining table, and a kitchenette for washing the dishes. Besides providing quality accommodation, the university gives assistance to students to find accommodation in the city.

Library services

The university library is as old as the university itself. It was created to serve the needs of learning, education and research literature. As a public library, it became a center of self-education and entertainment not only for the university students, but for every visitor wishing to use the library services. Some of the digital services of the library are also available online.

ICT services

At all campuses of the University of Pannonia you can get access

  • to the university’s free WIFI. 
  • to printing and scanning services
  • to computers in the libraries
  • to Microsoft Office 365 service for free
  • to research databases, statistical programmes, (eg. SPSS) and academic journals

Medical services

The medical services are available on campus for all university students.

  • The university doctor speaks English and can assist students with various health issues.
  • The university has an English-speaking mental health expert

 

Student Life

Campus life

The University of Pannonia possesses 5 campuses in Hungary out of which three offer programmes in English (Veszprém, Nagykanizsa and Kőszeg). The buildings of the university are separated according to the faculties; However, they are located close to each other and to the city center. All the necessary everyday services are located within the walking distance from the university buildings and dormitories. Near to each campus, there are supermarkets, doctor's office, post office, and other services fulfilling basic needs of a student, so that the use of public transport is not needed.

Sports facilities

Students can choose from nearly 50 types of training, in addition to the theoretical courses offered by the Institute of Physical Education and Sport. The Institute places great emphasis on ensuring that everyone can find the right form of exercise for their level of fitness. Two semesters of physical education are compulsory for the higher education vocational training students, 4 semesters at the bachelor's level and theoretical courses are recommended at the master's level. The university has rowing, volleyball, basketball and futsal teams, which students can join and participate in the HUCNC (Hungarian University and College National Championships). 

Student clubs

Pannon Community HUB can be found at Veszprém Campus. This is a European Capital of Culture Point, a community space and an event venue open to young people, a place for people to meet, talk and socalize or hold regular cultural and leisure activities. Among others, there are board game nights, Generation Bridge workshops, international evenings, start-up programmes and the "They live among us" event series organised in the Pannon Community HUB. The prior horizontal goals of Veszprém-Balaton 2023 European Capital of Culture programme are sustainability, accessibility, visitor-friendly programmes and volunteering. 

Accreditation

The Faculty of Engineering's chemical engineering courses have been accredited by the British Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) - being the first and the only one so far of its kind in Central and Eastern Europe - hence the chemical engineering degrees (Bsc and MSc) obtained here are accepted in the Commonwealth countries and the United States.

The Faculty of Business and Economics has become a member of the AACSB International in January 2014. The accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business is the hallmark of excellence in business education.

Student Reviews

A new adventure
rahma zakani rated 4 out of 5 stars

The University of Pannonia provided me with the opportunity to enroll in a very unique and rich curriculum, which opened the door to new chances and experiences. I was well supported by the faculty and staff, who have always been helpful throughout my academic career.

my experience
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Overall good university with great teachers, who call you by name. Friendly, smaller university atmosphere, with the opportunity to learn and the gain friendships. Exams were not too demanding, but of course you had to study if you wanted a good grade.

EXCELLENT
DIGANTA PODDER rated 5 out of 5 stars

OUR UNIVERSITY LOCATED AT THE HEART OF VESPREM. CURRENTLY OUR UNIVERSITY HAS NEARLY 2000 INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS.

Veszprém, Veszprém, Hungary

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