Medical Degree Programs
Dentistry, Full-time Graduate Program
The five year program has been carefully structured and designed to ensure the high standard of knowledge, skills and responsibility of dental surgeons. To treat patients successfully and safely students must have sufficient motor skills to work with hand and electric instruments. Students must be able to perform palpation, percussion, auscultation and other diagnostic procedures. Students must have reliable gross and fine motor skills and sense of touch and vision. Students are required to be capable of operating all dental equipment, including both high- and low-speed handpieces. Students must be able to take an accurate dental and medical history from the patient. Students must be able to analyze and interpret X-ray and radiographic images necessary for proper diagnosis. Students must be able to perform a visual and tactile dental examination including the observation of shape, color and abnormalities, both extra- and intraorally. Students must be able to discuss problems and treatment with the patients, gather and exchange information, give directions during treatment and give advice to the patients. Students must have positive personal qualities such as respect, understanding and concern for others and also must exhibit professional doctor behavior.
Medicine, Full-time Graduate Program
The objectives of the six-year Medicine program are determined by well established standards of medical education and designed to reflect the unique strengths and goals of University of Debrecen Faculty of Medicine. We aim to train medical doctors who, based on the acquisition of knowledge, professional skills, medical skills and attitude during their training, will be able to take part in activities pertaining to the functioning of the healthcare system by performing particular jobs as part of their professional commitment. Our graduates will demonstrate dedication to compassionate care, advocacy, and service. They will have both the knowledge and skills to enroll in a first and/or a second postgraduate specialist medical training program and, following a successful exam in a specialty field, will continue their career of the chosen specialty by working as specialists; in possession of the required theoretical knowledge and practical skills, they will become successful candidates for training at PhD schools.
Pharmacy, Full-time Graduate Program
The program is designed to provide graduates with the core skills and knowledge required for improving patient health through innovative and collaborative pharmacy practice, medication therapy management, and research. The degree covers the chemical, physical, medical, pharmaceutical, pharmacological and therapeutic properties of medical substances, prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications, as well as the application of these products in pharmacy practice, medication therapies and health care.
University of Debrecen is a government supported public research university in existence since 1538. Our campus is located in a natural forest area that is under international environmental protection. We offer internationally competitive degrees widely recognized.
We are proud to be the only University in the region that is certified to organize the MCCQE1 Preparatory Course, held each summer at the University of Debrecen. Our campus is home to the largest teaching hospitals in Hungary with more than 2,900 beds - ensuring that students graduating from hear have first-hand practical experiences besides the strong theoretical knowledge.
We offer medical programs with worldwide accreditation, including
the World Health Organization,
the New York State Education Department,
the Medical Board of California
and the Medical Councils of Israel, Ireland, Iran and Norway.
And in addition to this: 28,500 students
6,300 international students from over 120 countries
500+ research labs
Strategic partnership with plenty of local and multinational enterprises in the field of research, innovation and production
44th in the THE University Impact Rankings Good Health and Wellbeing
151-200 in THE Europe Teaching Rankings
301-350 in QS World University Rankings by Subject Medicine
Professional Pilot with Type Rating, BSc
The main objective of the program is to provide applicants with knowledge and skills that enable the passing of the ATPL (Airline Transport Pilot Licence) theoretical knowledge examination and CPL(A), ME/IR(A) skill tests of the Hungarian Aviation Authority by fulfilling all requirements of the Authority with out any further education. To train professionals who understand the aviation industry, are capable of working for aircraft operator companies as professional pilots, are aware of the tasks related to air operation, ground handling and air transportation can perform adequate compliance tasks and possess the knowledge related to the integrated ATP(A) training.
CPL (Commercial Pilot Licence),
ME/IR (Multi-Engine/Instrument Rating),
MEP CR (Multi-Engine Piston Class Rating),
ATPL theoretical knowledge exam certificate,
MCC (Multi-Crew Cooperation Training) course completion certificate,
NVFR licence endorsement,
UPRT (Upset Prevention and Recovery Training) licence endorsement,
Type-rating course completion certificate (A320).
The program includes:
Theoretical part: 52 courses including several engineering and aeronautical subjects,
Practical part: 8 courses including 200 total hours (140 flight and 60 simulator hours) and type rating course (A320).
Basic Medicine Course (Premedical Studies)
The one-year premedical Basic Medicine Course is recommended to those students who do not have sufficient knowledge in Biology, Physics and Chemistry from high school. The requirements in these premedical science subjects are rigorous, thus it is recommended that students who need a period of preparation prior to beginning the Medicine, Dentistry or Pharmacy Program join the Basic Medicine Course. Students successfully completing the course are directly admitted to their chosen program. In addition to the Basic Medicine Course starting each September, our University launches an Intensive BMC in January as well (January-July).
Basic Medicine Course II (Premedical studies)
The one-semester pre-medical Basic Medicine Course is recommended for students who do not have sufficient knowledge in biology, physics and chemistry from high school. The requirements in these pre-medical science subjects are rigorous, thus it is recommended that students who need a period of preparation prior to beginning the medicine, dentistry or pharmacy program join the Basic Medicine Course. Students who successfully complete the course are directly admitted to their chosen program. The course is recommended for those students who would like to refresh their high school knowledge before starting their first year studies.
International Foundation Year
For those students who require additional instruction or review in sciences and in English language we offer foundation year courses to prepare them to study in their chosen degree program. Students successfully finishing the Foundation Year program with an average of 4.0, are guaranteed admission into any engineering, IT or business program. Other can take an entrance examination.
Offering a wide range of courses, including intensive English language study, which bridges the gap between the students' current qualifications, background, knowledge and skills required for honors courses, the International Foundation Year provides students with the necessary skills to proceed to study their chosen discipline.
Education of basic science subjects - biology, physics, mathematics and chemistry is quite demanding in Hungarian High Schools. The Foundation Year program is recommended for those applicants who do not have enough knowledge in biology, physics, chemistry, mathematics or in any of these subjects according to Hungarian standards, and need further studies and a period for acclimatization before entering an engineering, IT or business program. In addition to these basic scientific subjects, courses in Academic English and Hungarian languages are also included in the program.
The preparation of foreign students, to enable them to successfully learn subjects at the University of Debrecen, is carried out according to the curriculum of the foundation year. During this time, several subjects will be taught to students: standard English language, professional English language, Hungarian language for foreign students, and optionally, - depending on prospective studies, - mathematics, IT skills and biology, chemistry, or physics. The language courses may be supplemented by laboratory exercises.
PREPRATORY COURSE FOR MUSICAL CREATIVE ART AND MUSICAL STUDY
The objective of this preparatory course is to prepare foreign students for the requirements of entry tests to Hungarian higher education institutions of music. Besides systematizing their thus far acquired music knowledge and experience, they can improve their musical skills and theoretical knowledge and meet the requirements of pursuing their studies in higher education (BA or MA).
Classical Musical Performance, MA
Classical Musical Instrumental Performance, MA
Opera singing /Oratorio and Art Song Singing, MA
Choir Conducting, MA
To educate musicians who - with their performing skills, theoretical knowledge, and highly developed musical abilities - enrich and spread Hungarian and European music culture. They can enrich the repertoire of musical knowledge with their sophisticated musical taste and are able to work in professional performing ensembles or as a soloist.
Musical Creative Art and Musicology, BA
The BA in musical creative art and musicology aims to educate musicians who - with their performing skills, theoretical knowledge, and highly developed musical abilities - enrich and spread Hungarian and European music culture. They can enrich the repertoire of musical knowledge with sophisticated music taste and are able to work in music institutions and at other occupations which require music education.
Classical Performing Arts (Music), BA
The aim of the program is to educate musicians who - with their performing skills, theoretical knowledge, and highly developed musical abilities - enrich and spread the Hungarian and European music culture. They can enrich the repertoire of musical knowledge with their sophisticated music taste and are able to work in music institutions, professional performance ensembles and in other occupations which require music education.