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University of Pécs

The historic city of Pécs is proud to house the country’s oldest University, which was founded in 1367 by King Louis the Great.

The University of Pécs is a state University. The medical school is listed in the WHO’s directory of Medical Schools and is accredited by the Hungarian Accreditation Board.

The International Program started in 1984. Our students come from 39 countries all over the world.

In the academic year 2013/14 151 general medicine, 41 dentistry and 23 pharmacy students were admitted to the medical school.

University of Pécs - Building

Faculty of Medicine

Faculty of Dentistry

Faculty of Pharmacy

Preparatory course for Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy











Official 2016/17 brochure of the University of Pécs

2016/17 application form for the University of Pécs

Application deadline is June 30, 2015!

Documents to be handed in for application:

- completed application form with 1 passport-size photo
- copy of school leaving certificate and official transcript of grades from secondary school (in English or with an authorized translation)
- Europass CV
- copy of passport with personal data

Guideline of Topics for the Entrance Exam

1. Evolution: chemical and biological aspects.

2. Chemical background in Biology: Structure of atoms; Molecules – chemical bonds; Solutions; Chemical reactions; Inorganic constituents; Hydrocarbons; Organic compounds containing Oxygen or Sulphur; Organic compounds containing Nitrogen; Carbohydrates; Amino acids and Proteins; Lipids; Vitamins; Nucleic acids. 

3. The cell and its organization (morphology and function): Prokaryotes (bacteria) and Eukaryotes (focus on cilia and flagella, cell wall, cell membrane, endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi complex, lysosome, mitochondrion, plast, ribosome, centriole, nucleus, nucleolus). 

4. From cells to tissues of different structures and functions (plant and animal tissues as well). 

5. Cell division: mitosis and meiosis.

6. Anabolic and catabolic pathways regarding nucleic acids, proteins, carbohydrates, lipids (photosynthesis, bioenergetics included).

7. The physiology of living organisms: respiration, ingestion and digestion, excretion, circulation,
endocrine and neural regulation, immunobiology, locomotion.

8. Reproduction and development of animals.

9. Genetics: Mendelian inheritance, human genetics.

10. Basic ethology.

11. Basic ecology (cycles of C, N, P, H2O included).

Note: In all of these questions, knowledge of English terminology is required!

Fees and costs 2016/17:      
Application fee 200 USD

Medicine (Year 1-6) 8 500 USD 7 200 USD 15 700 USD
Dentistry (Year 1-5) 8 800 USD 7 500 USD 16 300 USD


Registration fee 220 USD





Payments should be made to the following bank account:

Account name:
IS International Studies
Account (IBAN) Number: HU38 1030 0002 1047 6764 4012 0037
MKB Bank
H-1056, Váci u. 38. Budapest, Hungary
Swift code: MKKBHUHB

The transfer sheet should include the name of the student as it is written in the passport.

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