University of Pécs

The University of Pécs was founded in 1367. Today, the University of Pécs is one of the largest institutions of higher education in Hungary with the widest spectrum of teaching and research activities that is known and recognized even beyond our borders. Our University represents and accepts as its own a great tradition going back to the Middle Ages, while at the same time it also plays an active role in the task of institutionalizing new knowledge that is aimed both at the present and the future.

Our ten faculties with more than 500 different study programmes (includes 53 Master programme) ensure high-level teaching and research in every possible area of study, assist the 29,000 students, organize study abroad scholarships and maintain and improve the quality of university services, libraries and clubs.

Chair of Clinical Infectology and Migration Health at the University of Pécs Medical School was established in 2005 to act as main facilitator of 'Migration Health' in Hungary and in the surrounding EU region. Since its establishment strong academic and political links and partnerships have been established across Europe to strengthen cooperation among interested partners. This is a new multidisciplinary field of health sciences with emerging importance and the department at Pécs has the most comprehensive expertise of it. By its virtue, this department is the main facilitator in several projects and taking the role either of developer and applicant / coordinator or partner as well. 

Contact Person: Dr. Istvan SZILARD MD.
Phone: +36 30 387 12 46
Fax: +36 72 501-664
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University of Pecs Faculty of Medicine
Department of Operational Medicine
Chair of Migration Health

Hungary, 7624 Pecs, Szigeti Str. 12.

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