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Szechenyi Istvan University

4.1 out of 5 (49 ratings / 26 reviews) Győr, Hungary
The Széchenyi István University is situated in two cities (Győr and Mosonmagyaróvár) in the center of Central Europe’s golden triangle: halfway between the capitol of Hungary, Austria and Slovakia, along the highway E75 and at the river Danube. 



Szent István University's rich history dates back to the 18th century. With such a long history and legacy of excellence, Szent István University stands as a central pillar of higher education in Hungary and throughout the region.


The University provides education, as well as pursuing research work in the fields of engineering – especially for the automotive industry -, IT, architecture pedagogy, economics, international relations, law and administration, social work, medicine and health, musical arts, agriculture and teacher training.


The university offers unique training and research in the region, which serves primarily the engineering focused production activities, building on the North-Transdanubian economy and its social and institutional environment. Its educational activities provide students with high-level, valuable, professional, and practical education, in addition to the ability and willingness to adapt to any situation.

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Housing services

Right on the banks of the River Danube there is one of the buildings with its 3 wings and 1158 places of living accommodation. There are 3 beds, desks, a bookshelf, cable and Internet access in every room. Every two rooms have a bathroom with shower and a wash-basin, and there are restrooms at the end of the hallways. Every student has his/her own entry card. Your guests have to leave the building by 9 p.m.

Library services

The library as the university's educaton and research support background institution completely fulfills its job with its modern equipments. Education and research need the most scientific backround in the university. 

Student Life

Campus life

Our student dormitory is the main scene of social life. Friendships and study groups evolve here during the years at the university. In the two buildings of our dormitories there are 1620 places available. 40% of this is offered to the freshmen. Admission is valid for a year and it is possible to live with people majoring in the same subject as you – possibly your classmates.

Sports facilities

All students of the university have the right to enrol in the University Sports Club. You justneed a valid student card and to pay the registration fee of 3,000 HUF/year and you will have access to all the sport halls as well as enjoying all then following sports and sport facilities of the University free of charge: gym, swimming, aerobic, dancing, athletics, football, volleyball, basketball, handball, rowing, tennis, badminton, combat sport and ping-pong.

Student clubs

The local student organizations and the nearness to the university give you the opportunity to take an active role in vibrant social life.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Very good student life, great outcome , very culture enrichment, diverse, great development opportunities and great facilities

the university in general
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

so great university and the teacher amazing I like the dorms and the student so friendly

The main accommodation is the best in the Hungary
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Due to unexpected circumstances of the Covid-19 pandemic students faced some issues regarding accommodation in which they were moving from dormitory to another within one week. during the online study and since this is the first time the university conducts such an approach the outcome was satisfactory due to some delays in response and lack of some material ( sessions on...

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