About the University
Eszterházy Károly Catholic University is one of the most prestigious medium-size higher education institutions of Hungary. Our university provides intensive research opportunities, talent management and quality education for future professionals in a friendly atmosphere and unique cultural environment.
Eszterházy Károly Catholic University, serves its students with a wide variety of educational programmes at three campuses located in three cities of the region. In addition to the traditional fields of arts, sciences and humanities, such as pedagogy, natural sciences, creative arts and humanities, backed up by optimal student-professor ratio we provide undergraduate and graduate programmes and trainings in fields that meet new demands for expertise, while also creating pathways to individual success and fulfilment. Our goal is to provide state of the art knowledge to enable our students to meet today's labour market needs successfully. The research and knowledge centres under the Eszterházy banner facilitate academically engaging scientific research as well as practical needs of various organizations and companies of the region.
We believe in the value of knowledge and in the power of intellectual strength through good education, and tailored student services. Our university is open to new initiatives and our doors are open to our prospective students in the fabulous historic towns of Eger and Jászberény.
We offer the following degree programmes in English:
Degree programmes in Eger:
- International Studies MA
Situated at the intersection of the spectacular Bükk Mountains, Eger is the seat of Heves County. With its population of 55,000 people, it is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Hungary. Annually, hundreds of thousands of visitors enjoy its spectacular baroque monuments and historic buildings, benefit from the therapeutic effects of the Eger open-air bath and enjoy the various cultural events throughout the year. The traditionally high quality instruction made Eger an important educational center, with Eszterházy Károly University both professionally and culturally integrated into the life of the city.
The campus maintains state-of-the-art infrastructure, providing competitive multidisciplinary education and research activity opportunities with highly qualified staff and excellent student services, creating an ideal atmosphere in a safe and friendly community to meet the expectations of both domestic and international students.
Degree programmes in Jászberény:
- Pre-school Teaching BA
The imposing building of the former Teacher Training College of Jászberény has been the site of teacher training with more than a hundred year-old tradition at the same time carefully observing the current social requirements, expectations and labour market demands. The Campus provides high quality BA level practice oriented trainings in the specialised fields of Infant and Early Childhood Education, Pre-School Teacher Training, Teacher Training, Special Needs Education Training, Community oragisantion, MA level training in Social Pedagogy. Our trainings are especially offered for those who like to deal with people: starting with the development of the youngest ones, organising daily activities for the pre-school age, educating primary school children, going beyond school leaving age, organising activities for adults seeking assistance, advice and organisation. Our institution with its highly qualified and recognized lecturers, dedicated staff, modern and practice oriented trainings displays a long-lasting value in the labour market.
Jászberény, the capital of Jazygia is neither big nor small, as it can provide the opportunities offered by big cities as well as the characteristics of a rural community. In addition to the scientific, artistic, and cultural possibilities it provides ample opportunities to have fun, relaxation, or a stroll along the river Zagyva. Ones who are interested in sports can choose from numerous programs in a Sports hall, or in an indoor ice rink.