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COVID- 19 vaccines - Can the pandemic be overcome?

02/08/21

Differences between the vaccines The SinoVac vaccine is a classic vaccine using inactivated SARS-CoV-2 virus. It is based on a principle similar to e.g. the influenza and poliomyelitis vaccines, which diseases have been successfully prevented for years.

COVID vaccination is available at the Campus

10/13/21

As the epidemic situation is intensifying, the most effective way to control it is to increase the vaccination rate.

A Day Celebrated All Over the World…..Thanks to Some Hungarians

10/11/21

Every year near the middle of October, a special day is celebrated around the world—thanks to a delegation of Hungarians 42 years ago! You might never have heard about it, but World Food Day is commemorated annually on October 16th in over 150 countries. Its purpose is to raise awareness about the issues behind poverty and hunger.

MANDATORY MASK WEARING ON CAMPUS INDOORS

10/04/21

On campus, indoors (in particular in classrooms, customer services offices and corridors) it is mandatory to wear a medical mask, a safety mask, or a mask made of textile or other material in such a way that it continuously covers the nose and mouth. The only exception to this is academic staff with an immunity card. In addition, university staff are not obliged to wear a mask in their own office where a distance of at least 1.5 meters is provided.

Small Field Football League

09/29/21

The University of Miskolc Sports Center and Sports Office, as well as MEAFC, are organizing the traditional Small Field Football League in this academic semester as well. Our goal is to provide regular sports opportunities in one of the most popular sports, small field football. The league is open to full-time and correspondence students of the University of Miskolc, or to full-time employees.

XXI. University Sports Day of Miskolc

09/21/21

The Sports Center of the University of Miskolc, this year it will host the XXI. University Sports Day of Miskolc, according to tradition on 22nd of September, within the framework of a working day without teaching. The UNESCO General Assembly has declared September 20 as the International Day of University Sports. Our university has proudly joined the series of programs that will move thousands of students across Europe, hundreds of universities, on this day.

NEW DEVELOPMENTS ON CAMPUS

09/16/21

Student Hostel E/1 is now undergoing renovation, scheduled to finish early next year. The work includes replacing all doors and windows and modernisation of the electrical system in the building, as well as security and safety systems. The rooms and common spaces will get new flooring and the bathrooms and kitchens will be re-furbished. The ground floor rooms will be turned into two-person rooms, while the rest will remain as apartments of two two-bed rooms. This is the first of the student hostels to be renovated.

VIDEOS OF RECENT CEREMONIES

09/15/21

Those interested in viewing the ceremonies held recently (with no audience allowed) can find videos of the Entrance Ceremony, the Awards ceremony, and the “Golden diploma” ceremony for those who graduated from the engineering faculties 50 years ago on the YouTube channel of the University of Miskolc.

UM RECTOR BECOMES CHAIR OF MODEL CHANGING SECTION OF THE HUNGARIAN RECTORS’ CONFERENCE

09/13/21

The Hungarian Rectors’ Conference established a new section for universities in the category of foundations with a public service mission (the so-called ‘model change’) in its plenary session, and Prof. Zita Horváth, rector of UM, was unanimously chosen as the chair along with Prof. Attila Fábián of the University of Sopron. The position has a two-year term. Prof. Béla Merkely (Semmelweis University) was elected as the new co-chair of the Rectors’ Conference.

Movere necesse est. Indeed!

09/10/21

The Sports Centre of the University of Miskolc will hold the 21st University of Miskolc Sports Day on 22 September, which, according to tradition, is a working day without teaching to be spent doing some sport activity. That's the good news. And there’s no bad news.

Movere necesse est. Indeed!

09/10/21

The Sports Centre of the University of Miskolc will hold the 21st University of Miskolc Sports Day on 22 September, which, according to tradition, is a working day without teaching to be spent doing some sport activity. That's the good news. And there’s no bad news.

A joint call of the leaders of the University of Miskolc and the City of Miskolc with County Rights

09/10/21

Dear Citizens, September 11, 2001 has been one of the dark days in human history. Nearly 3,000 American civilians, firefighters and police officers lost their lives in the attack on the World Trade Center in New York. Fathers, mothers, colleagues, friends and dedicated law enforcement officers died under the ruins.

GREAT TO BE BACK AT “MEN”!

09/10/21

The three-day on-campus festival MEN took place – originally scheduled for May, participants with full tickets could choose between nearly 30 different bands and party and hang out with friends to their heart’s content.

REMEMBERING 9/11, A DAY BURNED INTO MEMORY

09/08/21

The terrorist attack in the United States on 11 September 2001 killed nearly 3,000 civilians, firefighters and police officers and impacted the world. In remembrance of the 20th anniversary of this event, the rector of UM and the mayor of Miskolc join in asking for a minute of silence to remember the event and mourn its victims on Saturday at 2:46 pm Central European time.

JOINT COURSES FROM THREE UNIVERSITIES

09/07/21

Cooperative courses in Effective Sustainabity are being offered by the University of Szeged, the University of Miskolc and the University of Sopron. Students in any course of study may join; each subject involves working in cooperative groups to accomplish a project. Two of the seven subjects are available in English: Effective Water Resource Management and Geoparks & Geotourism. 17 September is the last day for applications.

An immunity card will be inevitable

09/06/21

The Ministry for Innovation and Technology has published the latest sectoral recommendation which provides detailed epidemiological guidance to higher education institutions for the start of the academic year. The most important message of the document is that if you do not have an immunity card, you exclude yourself from many things.

BACK ON CAMPUS!

09/06/21

It’s been nearly a year on online teaching at UM, and we’ve gotten used to a quiet, empty campus – but the students are back! The first day back was cool in temperature but warm in smiles. Welcome back to our students, welcome to the new ones, and best wishes for a great – and COVID-free – semester for all.

ANYONE CAN NOW ACCESS AIR POLLUTION DATA FOR MISKOLC

09/03/21

Working together, UM and the local government of Miskolc have set up an air quality sensor network in the city and data from it are now publicly available at the site pmmonitoring.hu

FRESHMEN ON CAMPUS

08/24/21

In the week before registration week new students have the chance to get to know the campus, some of UM’s customs, and each other ahead of time. On Monday they toured the campus and learned the ’battle cries’ of the faculties, while making friends with yearmates. Freshman Camp was officially opened Monday evening by Dr. Judit Varga, chair of the Board of Trustees. Despite the cool and damp weather, the mood was good. The week’s events include parties, games, contests and a lot of information on the unversity, all while getting to know other students. Check out the video for some glimpses at what went on.