General Information – Semmelweis University in Budapest

Degrees: Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy
Location: Budapest (Hungary)
Language: English or German
Application process: Entrance examination for the English programme, MSA admission process for the German programme
Recognition: EU-wide recognition – also in Germany


Medicine: The degree in Medicine at Semmelweis University lasts 6 years and you can choose to take the studies in English or in German. The studies are worldwide recognized and train the students to be highly qualified doctors. Both programmes prepare you to have a successful start in your international medical career.

Dentistry: The degree in Dentistry at Semmelweis University lasts 5 years. The faculty is very well-equipped and prepares the best dental surgeons, but also future-oriented and highly qualified researchers in the dental field. The studies ensure a successful career in the international framework.

Veterinary Medicine: The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the Semmelweis University offers the degree program of veterinary medicine in German and English. Nevertheless, we only recommend the Germany program if you are fluent in German, otherwise you should initially apply for the English program, which you can fully complete at this faculty within 5,5 years. The English program parallels the standard curriculum found in most European veterinary medicine programs. At the end of studies, after the veterinary medicine final exam, the graduate will obtain the title “Dr. vet. med.”

Pharmacy: The Pharmacy programme at Semmelweis comprises 5 years. The lectures are practice-oriented and after the completion of the whole degree the student is awarded with the certificate “Dr. of Pharmacy”. The Faculty of Pharmacy trains highly qualified pharmacists which are prepared to enter the labour market.


Application process:

For the English programme you will need to pass an entrance examination. However, for the German programme you will apply through the MSA admission process, so there is no need to take any exams.


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