Study in University of Pécs, Hungary

University of Pécs - The First University in Hungary

  • One of the most prestigious institutions in the country, offering ten faculties, and covering the full spectrum of higher education to provide high quality, comprehensive training
  • The university takes its motto from the ancient Latin proverb per aspera ad astra (to the stars through hardships)
  • With its 20,000 students, more than 4000 international students, 1400 lecturers and researchers, its 10 faculties, the university is one of the largest higher education institutions and centres of knowledge in Hungary
  • The Faculty of Business and Economics has the longest experience in running innovative business degree programs fully taught in English
  • The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology is one of the most dynamically developing engineering faculties in the country

University of Pécs, Hungary - A Glance

  • Why Pécs?
  • Ranking
  • Student Life
  • Programs Offered

Why University of Pécs, Hungary?

Why to study in University of Pécs, Hungary

  • Pécs is a beautiful place to study. It is simultaneously a friendly town and a very active student city, where you will always feel that you belong, while you will never have to be bored. You you will find everything that a student could wish for Pécs is an attractive city. Pécs is a home away from home for our university citizens
  • The buzzing cultural life is not just a PR slogan; the city – home to many renowned professionals and artists – is famous for its innovative traditions, exhibitions, concerts and festivals
  • Several pop and rock bands connected to the University of Pécs started their career here
  • The "Pécs Aktuál" from Punnany Massif, and the "Mecseki Sétányok" from 30y both expressed the beauty of our town to music


  • Besides being the oldest university in the country, the University of Pécs has earned a prominent position in terms of international excellence as well
  • The entire institution, as well as many of our faculties and study programmes took leading positions in highly recognized international rankings

Student Life

Student Life at University of Pécs, Hungary

  • The splendid university life is guaranteed by a wide range of services – some of which are only available in the country at the University of Pécs
  • As a citizen of the UP, you have the opportunity to be part of many cultural experiences. In connection to sports and mobility, more offices are open for those students interested

Programs Offered

Faculty of Business & Economics

  • Bachelor of Science in Tourism and Catering
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management
  • Master of Science in Applied Management
  • Master of Science in Enterprise Development and Entrepreneurship
  • IPhD Program in Business Administration
  • IPhD Program in Regional Development

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology

One-Tier (10 semester) Programs:

  • Architecture

BSc Programs:

  • Civil Engineer
  • Computer Science Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer

MSc and MA Programs:

  • Architecture (MSc)
  • Civil Engineer - Structural Engineer (MSc)
  • Computer Science Engineer (MSc)
  • Interior and Spatial Design (MA)