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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.

CineFest - Call for Short film

08/02/21

Knowledge, community, a beautiful and green campus. Your best choice. This is the University of Miskolc!

Welcome to the University of Miskolc!

07/23/21

Congratulations on your successful entrance exam and welcome to the country’s most amazing, truly unique campus, where you shall spend perhaps the most beautiful and adventurous years of your life.

Welcome to the University of Miskolc!

07/23/21

Congratulations on your successful entrance exam and welcome to the country’s most amazing, truly unique campus, where you shall spend perhaps the most beautiful and adventurous years of your life.

CONFERENCE OF CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS AT UM

07/19/21

The event focused on opportunities for civic programmes and funding in the 2021–2027 period. It was sponsored by the Esély és Részvétel Közhasznú Egyesület (“Oppportunity and Participation Association"), the University of Miskolc and the Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County Government. Vince Szalay-Bobrovniczky, Deputy State Secretary for Civil and Social Affairs of the Prime Minister's Office, spoke about the current situation and future funding sources in Hungary. The new operative programme TOP Plusz will soon be finalised; the county may receive 137 million forints and Miskolc 33 million forints for regional and urban development.

COORDINATING UM AND VOCATIONAL COURSES

07/15/21

Future graduates of two five-year vocational programmes will have credits accepted in university studies, according to an agreement between UM and the Miskolc Center of Vocational Training signed on 14 July.

UM AND UNIVERSITY OF PANNONIA SIGN AGREEMENT

07/13/21

The two universities agreed on 12 July to assist each other in a strategic cooperation that will include teaching and training, research and development, and innovation, among others. Together they plan to provide new postgraduate programmes aimed at the changing labour market, to jointly supervise PhD students and to apply as a team for grants, especially in the areas of renewable energy, water management, circular economy, waste management, climate protection, hydrogen technologies, logistics and material sciences.

HUNDREDS RECEIVE DIPLOMAS IN PERSON

07/12/21

The University of Miskolc held its graduation ceremonies on 8-9 July, with over four hundred new graduates receiving their diplomas in person. Due to the pandemic, only students were allowed to attend the ceremony; others could watch live on UM’s YouTube channel.

TORCHLIGHT PROCESSION TO SAY FAREWELL

07/08/21

Graduating students in uniform, singing ancient student songs and carrying torches paraded through the streets of downtown Miskolc on 7 July. In this traditional event, called the “Salamander”, new graduates bid farewell to their university lives and pass the banner to the current students.

How to Implement Socio-Civic [SOC] Internships in Technical Universities’

07/06/21

We are glad to invite you to the Erasmus+ IN4SOC final dissemination event ‘How to Implement Socio-Civic [SOC] Internships in Technical Universities’. The event will take place online on Friday, July 9, 2021, 11:30 – 13:15 CET time.

UNIVERSITY WATER POLO TOURNAMENT

07/05/21

The Hungarian national university water polo championship was held in Miskolc on 3-4 July; the venue was chosen because UM will host the 2023 European Universities Water Polo Championship.

THREE-WAY COOPERATION: UM, HELL ENERGY & SZIKSZÓ

07/01/21

The University of Miskolc, major energy drink manufacturer HELL ENERGY, and the town of Szikszó have signed an agreement to join their forces to help each other succeed.

WORKSHOP OF EXCELLENCE FOR R&D IN NANOMATERIALS

07/01/21

A grant-supported project has produced research of international interest in the brazing of various nanomaterials with different melting points at a temperature lower than conventional procedures. The research group has been dealing with the thermodynamic investigation of nanomaterials, developing multi-layers of just a few nanometres in thickness, brazing of nanocomposites and nanostructured steels, and structural investigation of the materials created.

COOPERATION WITH CINEFEST INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

06/30/21

The festival, to be held on 10–18 September, is one of the major cultural events of Miskolc.

SCHOLARSHIPS GIVEN FOR OUTSTANDING MARKS

06/29/21

Around 100 UM students in dual training courses received scholarships totalling 22 million forint supported by the Dual Drive University grant.

GREAT MOOD AT MASSA MUSEUM NIGHT

06/29/21

There were a large number of visitors to this year’s Museum Night event held in Újmassa, with information not only on metallurgical topics (including cannons and railway tracks) but also on birding and mushrooming, accompanied by drawings of fireflies and the ancient blast furnace decorated with lights.

UTILISING KNOWLEDGE ASSETS IN BUSINESS

06/25/21

This event gave examples of how UM’s innovation ecosystem is being developed and the progress made with various projects in the first year of the university’s new status.

CORNERSTONE OF LIBRARY EXTENSION IN PLACE

06/24/21

The cornerstone was laid for the newest UM building, the future home of the Centre for Academic Data Analytics and Archival Open Research Data Repository of the University of Miskolc. Construction is supported as a government investment, and cost of the building is around 10 billion forint.

UM PANDEMIC VOLUNTEERS GIVEN CERTIFICATES

06/21/21

The civic service organisation Magyar Asszonyok Érdekszövetsége awarded university members with certificates recognising their dedicated voluntary work in the fight against the coronavirus.