General Information – University of Debrecen

Degrees: Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy
Place: Debrecen, Hungary
Language: English
Application Procedure: Admission test, learning material will be provided
Recognition: Adaptation to the Bologna Process, EU, USA and other countries
Our Admission Rate: More than 94% in 2014


Medicine: The degree in Medicine at the University of Debrecen is one of the most renowned of its kind in the whole of Hungary. Thanks to their approach, highly focused on praxis, and the qualified, specialised teaching staff, you will be optimally prepared for your later career as a doctor. Above all, MSA recommends the University of Debrecen to applicants with the idea of pursuing a career in the USA later on, as the University offers preparatory courses with KAPLAN Medical for the USMLE and the MATCH.
Duration of the studies: 6 years.
Beginning of the degree: Yearly/End of August.

Odontology: This degree has been carefully planned in order to prepare the students in an optimal manner, theoretically and practically. The first year is focused on general medicine courses. From the second year it takes a more in-depth look at the Odontology courses.
Duration of the studies: 5 years.
Beginning of the degree: Yearly/End of August.

Pharmacy: A degree in English for international students. The focus is on the use of drugs.
Duration of the studies: 5 years.


Debrecen is situated in the East of Hungary and, with 220,000 inhabitants, it is the second largest city in the country. Debrecen has its own international airport, with many international flights. Alternatively, it is possible to take the train from Budapest to Debrecen (duration approx. 2 hours).

The lively old town is full with the 38,000 students who live in Debrecen. In addition to the many restaurants, pubs and bars, sport and nature lovers will like the “City in the Forest”.

Application procedure:

In order to register at the University of Debrecen (UD), you need to pass an entry test. This test has multiple-choice questions form the following fields: Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. At the end, there is an interview. MSA provides the applicants with enough learning material. You can find the dates and places of the admission test in the category Dates. Register now for the admission test of the Medical School of the University of Debrecen.


The degree is recognised in the whole of Europe, USA and other countries. The Medicine degree has been adjusted to the Bologna Process. The University of Debrecen is accredited by the WHO, the State Education Department (NY, USA) and the Medical Board of California. In addition, it is also accredited by the Medical Councils of Israel, Ireland and Norway.


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