About the University of Nyíregyháza
The University of Nyíregyháza is one of the outstanding institutions of the universities of applied sciences in the country, where research, high-quality education and personal attention are combined with an excellent infrastructure.
The institution plays a regional role primarily in the Northern Great Plain, and within it, in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county, which is located in the north-eastern part of the country, on the eastern border of the European Union, approximately 240 km from the capital. By its territory, it is the seventh-largest and by its population, it is the third most populous county, it is bordered by Ukraine in the northeast, Romania in the southeast, and Slovakia in the northwest. The central role of logistics, which has Eastern European and national significance, is indisputable. Nyíregyháza is the seventh-largest city in the country, with almost 120,000 inhabitants. It is a dynamically developing city, the economic and cultural engine of the region.
The University of Nyíregyháza has a specific education and research profile with the mission of providing academic research and knowledge transfer. The University of Nyíregyháza offers a wide range of educational programmes. Based on the number of students, the most popular programmes are engineering, agricultural sciences, economics, natural sciences, informatics, teacher-training, arts and sports.
In the past ten years, infrastructural development projects have given the university the necessary facilities, infrastructure and state-of-the-art technology and equipment. Today, the campus is a real town within the town – winning the best public building in the world prize – a pleasant complex of modern buildings located in a picturesque park where students and teachers use the most advanced technical equipment and educational facilities available.
In line with the needs of internationalization, the International Relations Office oversees the international collaborations of the University of Nyíregyháza, promotes the mobility opportunities for students, academic and administrative staff and researchers, and supports the initiatives to submit international projects under Erasmus+ and CEEPUS programmes as well as other projects and scholarship programmes (Stipendium Hungaricum, Diaspora and Scholarship for Christian Young People).
The institution is now a lot more than a university, it is the professional, cultural and art centre of Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County.
10 reasons WHY CHOOSE University of Nyíregyháza (NYE)?
1. Quality of Education: The University of Nyíregyháza offers high quality preparatory and bachelor's programmes in small study groups with a great mentoring system and teacher-tutorial system for international students. High English language support service.
2. Personal Support: We provide personalised services to encourage you and assist your academic and career needs. We have international students from all over the world yet we are small enough to give you a more personal and focused academic experience. You can get to know your professors and faculty members.
3. Affordability: Our programmes are reasonably priced, we offer great value for money including our accommodation facilities.
4. Guaranteed Accommodation: We offer affordable dormitory accommodation on every level to ALL of our international students.
5. A Gorgeous Campus: All the state-of-the-art buildings of the university are on a modern campus including the student dormitories.
6. A Welcoming Community: As a relatively smaller university, you will be in a friendly atmosphere with a great student and tutorial mentoring network. You can study in small study groups, and we give you personal support during your studies.
7. Healthy, Safe and Relaxing Environment: Our campus is located next to a great forest in a touristic green environment. Clean air and tranquility are guaranteed.
8. Low Cost of Living: This part of the region is famous for low living costs. Nyíregyháza is one of the most affordable cities.
9. Great Employment Prospects: Our programmes are career-focused so you can easily find a job after completing your studies.
10. Equality and Respect for Diversity: We are an international university that offers a helping hand to students. You are not just one student among many.
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The University of Nyíregyháza offers you a safe campus for living. Scholarship holders will be provided with accomodation in our renovated dormitories located in quiet, residential area of the campus. All the institues of the University as well as the city centre are easily accessible from the dormitories. The rooms are nicely furnished and contain bathrooms. Bedclothes/sheets are supplied as well. Facilities include: WIFI, study room, lounge, kitchen, bike storage, parking slots, cafeteria and the ERASMUS International Room as community area.
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Getting new friends and finding new connections is the most delightful and pleasant activity at the University. Our current students come from 24 different countries. Day by day the international community is growing and more and more students find the University of Nyíregyháza as a second home.
The International Relations Office and its team building up a system of mentors. The mentor students will accompany you to take care of official business and help you settle in quickly in Nyíregyháza. They will guide you if you feel unstable or lost during your stay in Hungary.