News

University Centres of Excellence win 400 million forint

07/17/19

A new project focusing on research and development for more efficient extraction and use of underground natural resources will be supported by the National Research, Development and Innovation Office through its thematic excellence programme.

FAREWELL TO OUR GRADUATES FROM ABROAD

07/10/19

On June 25th a farewell reception was held for international students graduating from ME. They gathered in the Senate Chamber to celebrate, recall memorable moments from their years spent here, sing a few songs and perform a dance.

HIGHER EDUCATION INDUSTRIAL COOPERATION CENTRE OPENS ITS DOORS

06/11/19

The new centre, which was officially opened on campus today, is one of the outcomes of a five-billion-forint programme that focuses on innovative materials, modern material technologies, and intelligent management and automation systems.

Paks II Academy

05/30/19

A cooperation agreement was signed on 29 May between Paks II. Zrt. – the company responsible for construction of the new nuclear power plant units. The cooperation means that ME students can take part in the Paks II Academy. From September, students with a BSc in engineering can take part in a specialised post-graduate training course in nuclear power plant operation engineering.

Strategic cooperation agreement with National Instruments signed

05/17/19

The cooperation that was now put down in writing stretches back more than thirty years between ME and the Debrecen subsidiary of the leading firm in measurement and control automation. At the press conference after the signing ceremony the audience learned that the cooperation began with the donation of several Macintosh computers equipped with measurement cards and LabVIEW software. An increasing number of National Instruments employees earned their degrees in electrical engineering at ME.

Leaders of Romanian university visit campus

05/16/19

Representatives of the University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Science and Technology of Târgu Mureş (UMFST) paid a two-day visit to ME. The delegation, led by the UMFST rector, Prof. Leonard Azamfirei, was greeted by ME’s rector on May 15th. Discussions were held on future collaboration and the two leaders signed an agreement for long-term cooperation.

Austrian delegation pays visit to Law Faculty

05/13/19

An international comparative law conference was held on 11 May on the topic of laymen involvement in criminal law judgments, focusing on the problems and experiences of Austrian criminal hearings. The conference was jointly organized by the Institute of Criminal Sciences (Faculty of Law, ME), the Miskolc branch of the Committee on State and Legal Science (Hungarian Academy of Sciences), and the Research Centre for European and International Criminal Law (Faculty of Law, ME). Prof. Ákos Farkas and Dr. Judit Jacsó were among the organisers.

UNIVERSITY TEAM GETS READY FOR INTERNATIONAL BUILDING DESIGN CONTEST

04/17/19

The University of Miskolc has joined with the University of Pécs (Hungary) and Blidai University (Algeria) to compete in Solar Decathlon Europe. The competition (building and judging phases) will take place in Szentendre, as Hungary is hosting the 2019 competition.

PRESTIGIOUS INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR THE “GROW OBSERVATORY” PROJECT

04/15/19

The European Landowners’ Organization granted its international Land and Soil Management Award to the GROW Observatory project, a Horizon 2020 project involving the Faculty of Earth Science at the University of Miskolc. The awards dinner was held in the Cercle Gaulois club in Brussels on 9 April, with Daniel Calleja Crespo (EU Director-General for Environment) in attendance, among others.

PROJECT FOR ENHANCING LOGISTICAL EXCELLENCE ENDS

03/29/19

The three-year Horizon 2020 project entitled “Reinforce the scientific excellence and innovation capacity in logistic technology of the University of Miskolc” has wound up with a press conference. The one-million-euro project, coordinated by the Institute of Logistics, was carried out by a consortium with Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft e.V. IFF (Germany), Technische Universitaet Graz (Austria) and Intelligentsia Consultants (Luxembourg). Among the outcomes were 128 academic publications and 68 conference presentations.

DELEGATION FROM THAI UNIVERSITY VISIT

03/27/19

A delegation of top leaders from Rajamangala University of Technology Isan (RMUTI) in Thailand visited campus on 26 March. Their aim was to discuss and strengthen the cooperation initiated in their initial visit in 2016.

HUNGARY’S MOST BEAUTIFUL CAMPUS (AGAIN)

03/26/19

The campus of the University of Miskolc has again been voted the most beautiful by readers of a higher education news portal. Voting was open for five days, and nearly 31% of the 22,300 votes were cast for our campus.

THE UNIVERSITY OF MISKOLC IS DEVELOPING AND TESTING SUPERCONDUCTING MATERIALS IN COOPERATION WITH CERN

03/22/19

The Geneva-based European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and the University of Miskolc have signed a cooperation agreement for the development and testing of components for the next generation of Hadron Collision Superconducting Materials. With the implementation of the international knowledge transfer by 2038, the University of Miskolc will be able to connect directly to the international frontline of CERN research. In this new project in total 30 university lecturers, researchers, PhD students and university students cooperate with the CERN research group.

INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION OF ME’S PROGRAMME FOR QUALITY IMPROVEMENT

03/11/19

The Quality Innovation 2018 international competition was sponsored by the European Organization for Quality. This annual competition is an excellent opportunity to gain an assessment of performance in innovation. The international awards ceremony was held in Beijing on 23 February, while the Hungarian branch awarded prizes at an elegant awards ceremony held on 7 March at Hotel Gellért in Budapest.

EMERITUS PROFESSOR LISTED IN A MAJOR RUSSIAN BIOGRAPHICAL ENCYCLOPAEDIA

03/08/19

The work of Prof. János Czabán, emeritus professor of the Faculty of Economics, is featured in an entry in a major biographical encyclopaedia that was published in late 2018 in Saint Petersburg.

NEW WELDING LABORATORY AT ME

02/25/19

A brand new welding robot worth about 35 million forints was handed over today under technical supervision of the Institute of Material Science and Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Informatics. The high-tech equipment, supplied by Rechnen Hegesztőház Kft. and Lorch Schweisstechnik GmbH, was installed in the laboratory along with the necessary safety and protection equipment to better serve the needs of industry and to modernise training.

PRIZES FOR BRIDGE BUILDERS

02/22/19

Csaba János Zsófi (from Bodrogolaszi) was the winner of the 15th Bridge Builder Contest, winning also the grand prize of a notebook computer. The contest is organised for secondary school students in Hungary and ethnic Hungarians in surrounding countries. The task is to use a special computer program to design a bridge of steel and cable elements that can bear the weight of traffic; the winner meets these conditions while still being the least expensive. The task requires a great deal of time and dedication.

LAW FACULTY CELEBRATES A CENTURY OF LAW STUDIES IN MISKOLC

02/05/19

A Centennial Conference and the Traditional Lawyers’ Gala of 2019 were held by the Faculty of Law on 25 January to celebrate 100 years since the relocation of Eperjes Evangelical Law School of Eperjes to Miskolc.

“Best Judge” is an alumni

01/30/19

The National Office for the Judiciary held its first ever National Civil Suit Competition for court clerks and secretaries (judges in training). The competition and the title of “Best Judge 2019” was won by Tünde Majoros Tóth, a graduate of the Faculty of Law at the University of Miskolc who is currently employed as a court clerk at the District Court of Miskolc.

HEIBUS Real Life Problem Solving project

12/17/18

The Smart HEI-Business Collaboration for Skills and Competitiveness (HEIBus) project held its final event in the Multidisciplinary Real Life Problem Solving (RLPS) subproject sponsored by Bosch. It took place in the video conference room of the university’s IT Service Center. Three student teams presented their solutions to the collaborative design tasks for the semester, with the theme of creative concepts for developing new connected power tools for hobbies and home decoration.