Semmelweis University: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#666 of 14,131 In the World
#265 of 2,785 In Europe
#4 of 43 In Hungary
#3 of 23 In Budapest
#71 of 1,021 For Ophthalmology
Top50% For 52 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
25%
Enrollment
12,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
semmelweis.hu
Languages
Hungarian;German;English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate25%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (érettségi bizonyítvány); Entrance examination
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - January; February-June)
Enrollment12,500
Full time employee1,750
Student:staff ratio7:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
27,324
Citations
729,674

Semmelweis University majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
16,668 / 424,885
Biology
9,062 / 330,923
Chemistry
2,340 / 77,800
Psychology
2,090 / 87,151
Oncology and Cancer research
1,965 / 60,344
Surgery
1,867 / 70,227
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,830 / 57,086
Computer Science
1,794 / 99,258
Pathology
1,671 / 42,667
Immunology
1,548 / 47,090
Cardiology
1,394 / 42,846
Biochemistry
1,345 / 59,307
Demography
1,281 / 45,461
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
1,210 / 31,152
Physics
1,147 / 32,698
Pharmacology
1,097 / 32,885
Molecular Biology
917 / 27,709
Anatomy and Physiology
884 / 33,923
Neuroscience
833 / 52,672
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
821 / 7,457
Engineering
783 / 14,733
Health Science
768 / 31,172
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
693 / 9,368
Pediatrics
673 / 14,635
Anesthesiology
666 / 17,942
Psychiatry
636 / 20,983
Bioinformatics and Computational biology
576 / 46,890
Genetics
571 / 31,796
Biophysics
536 / 19,793
Critical Care Nursing
515 / 17,765
Clinical Psychology
419 / 11,824
Materials Science
414 / 6,308
Ophthalmology
403 / 9,139
Physical Therapy
391 / 17,955
Radiation Therapy
386 / 10,848
Urology
375 / 9,727
Epidemiology
317 / 11,076
Healthcare Management (MHA)
297 / 6,983
Family medicine
294 / 4,761
Dermatology
294 / 3,456

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 335 3201
1992 336 3602
1993 272 3431
1994 307 3835
1995 317 3802
1996 379 3733
1997 478 4296
1998 481 4731
1999 504 5165
2000 632 6280
2001 771 7373
2002 745 9256
2003 770 11005
2004 840 13373
2005 872 15758
2006 978 19017
2007 1001 20882
2008 1090 24644
2009 1126 27601
2010 1105 29824
2011 1184 34609
2012 1187 39894
2013 1283 45062
2014 1271 49370
2015 1305 50763
2016 1359 52285
2017 1303 56590
2018 1383 54470
2019 1500 63319
2020 1688 77796
2021 1792 90140

Tuition

Local studetns Foreign students, c. 10,000 per annum according to course. (USD)

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities
Business | Politics | Social Sciences
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +++
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences
Alapfokozat Medical Technology, Nursing, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Sports, Sports Management
Mesterfokozat Dentistry, Human Resources, Medicine, Pharmacy, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Sports Management
Doktori oklevél Health Sciences, Medicine, Microbiology, Neurosciences, Pathology, Pharmacy, Psychiatry and Mental Health

Semmelweis University alumni

  1. Albert Szent-Györgyi

    Albert Szent-Györgyi
    Born in
    Hungary Flag Hungary
    Years
    1893-1986 (aged 93)
    Enrolled in Semmelweis University
    1911-1917 studied medical sciences
    Occupations
    physicianpoliticianbiochemistpeace activistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Albert Szent-Györgyi de Nagyrápolt was a Hungarian biochemist who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1937. He is credited with first isolating vitamin C and discovering the components and reactions of the citric acid cycle. He was also active in the Hungarian Resistance during World War II and entered Hungarian politics after the war.

  2. Gábor Zacher

    Gábor Zacher
    Born in
    Hungary Flag Hungary
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Enrolled in Semmelweis University
    In 1986 graduated with Doctor of Medicine in medicine
    Occupations
    paramedicuniversity teacherphysicianemergency physician
    Biography

    Dr. Gábor Zacher is a Hungarian physician specializing in toxicology, Chief Medical Officer of the Toxicology Department in the Péterfy Sándor Utcai Hospital, Budapest.

  3. Endre Czeizel

    Endre Czeizel
    Born in
    Hungary Flag Hungary
    Years
    1935-2015 (aged 80)
    Enrolled in Semmelweis University
    Studied in 1959
    Occupations
    biologistgeneticistgynaecologistphysician
    Biography

    Endre Czeizel was a Hungarian physician, geneticist, public health administrator, and professor. He was a physician who graduated from Semmelweis University. He was known for discovering that vitamin B9 or folic acid prevents or reduces the formation of more serious developmental disorders, such as neural tube defects like spina bifida. He issued some of his English-language publications under the name Andrew E. Czeizel. He was the Hungarian Director of United Nations World Health Organization (1984-?). From 1996 thru 1998 he was the Director-General of the Hungarian National Institutes of Health. He died from leukemia following a successful bone marrow transplant after approximately one year.

  4. András Csókay

    András Csókay
    Born in
    Hungary Flag Hungary
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Enrolled in Semmelweis University
    Studied in 1989
    Occupations
    neurosurgeoninventorarchitectwritersurgeon
    Biography

    András Csókay is a Hungarian neurosurgeon with international recognition in the field of neurosurgery for his development of a technique to enhance microsurgical precision in the vascular tunnel and for the separation of a pair of Bangladeshi (Islam) Craniopagus Twins.

General info

Alternative names Semmelweis Egyetem
Founded 1769
Accreditation Hungarian Educational Authority (Oktatási Hivatal)
Motto Servamus Vitam Atque Servimus
Protecting and Serving Life
Colors blue
Affiliations and memberships European University Association (EUA)

Location and Contacts

Address Üllõi út. 26
Budapest, Budapest, 1085
Hungary
City population 1,724,000
Phone +36 (1) 317 9079
Fax +36 (1) 459 1559

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