Language teaching centre organises competition for high school students


A specialised language competition in English was organised for the secondary schools of the county by the Language Teaching Centre of the University of Miskolc in the first semester of the 2018/19 academic year. The competition was designed to deal with several areas in terms of specialized language. The most important goal of the competition was to draw attention to the significance of learning languages and to highlight the importance of specialized language among young people who may soon become students of the University of Miskolc.

CSSI at the University of Miskolc


On World Soil Day, 5 December 2018, the University of Miskolc hosted a soil investigation competition. Students were gathered into teams of three and their mission was to solve a (simulated) theft with the help of laboratory analysis of soil samples from rubber boots and a spade left behind at the scene.

Colombian delegation visiting Faculty of Economics


Prof. Juan Fernando Palacio and Prof. Juan Alejandro Cortes from the Pontifical Bolivarian University of Colombia visited the Faculty of Economics at the University of Miskolc in mid-November. The Professors and the leaders of the faculty discussed the expansion of cooperation opportunities between the two economics faculties, including the establishment of joint training in the English-language MBA. During their one-week visit, the Colombian guests gave several presentations on intercultural management and Latin American integration and returned home with many memories and professional experiences.

Start ME Up! Contest for young entrepreneurs


The Start ME Up! idea contest was organised for young entrepreneurs by the University of Miskolc, the INPUT Program, the BNL Start Inkubátorház, the Bay Zoltán Research Institute and Hiventures.

V4 waste recycling 21 International Conference the University of Miskolc


Once again the university hosted the "Waste Recovery 21" Conference of the four countries called the Visegrad 4 (V4 for short). The conference was held on 22 and 23 November 2018 and is held alternately in locations in the V4 countries: - Krakow, Košice, Ostrava and Miskolc. Because researchers, scientists and experts from other countries have also been invited to this international forum, there were representatives from 19 countries taking part this year.

The University signed a cooperation agreement with another leading automobile company


The University of Miskolc and the Miskolc production unit of SEG Automotive signed a cooperation agreement with the aim to maintain strong and effective working relationships and to define the forms of cooperation based on mutual benefits, as well as to develop work programs to this aim. Starters E-Components Generators Automotive Hungary Kft. is making long-term plans in Miskolc. The company envisions taking part in the education of a new generation of engineers, and thus the company intends to tighten its relationship with the University, increase its effectiveness and recruit potential workers among students of the university.

University of Miskolc was introduced at Shanghai China Education Expo


Dr Szabolcs Nagy, the vice-dean for International Affairs of the Faculty of Economics, attended the "CHINA EDUCATION EXPO SHANGHAI 2018" on 25-30 October 2018. Representing the University of Miskolc, he took part in the professional program strengthening the cooperation between Chinese and Hungarian higher education institutions.

Electrical Engineering Sciences without Borders


The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of the University of Miskolc organised an international scientific conference entitled Electrical Engineering Sciences Without Borders on 9th November 2018. Following the opening of the event, the electricity supplier E.ON and the University of Miskolc entered into a dual cooperation agreement. The contract was signed by Géza Nagy, Executive Director, on behalf of E.ON Tiszántúli Áramhálózati Zrt. and Prof. András Torma, Rector, on behalf of the University of Miskolc.

Commemoration of the 1956 Revolution


The 62th anniversary of the 1956 Revolution and fight for freedom was commemorated at the University of Miskolc. The event took place in the ceremony hall of the university, in which Gergely Eperjesi and Anna Lénárt performed scenes from that era, Gellért Schulz and Péter Pecsmány sung, and the members of the Szinvavölgyi Néptáncműhely danced (folk dancers: Liliána Szabó, Lili Lakatos, Ernő Matiscsák, Viktor Víg and Dániel Sztojkó).

Chemical Engineering Bachelor Program at the University of Miskolc


From September 2019 students will be able to apply for the new chemical engineering programme within the Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Miskolc. The launch of the new program is an achievement of the great collaboration among Wanhua-BorsodChem, MOL Petrolkémia Zrt. and Kiss Cégcsoport, corporations in the chemical industry of Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County. The main goal of the programme is to provide future professionals to work in the chemical industry.

Five years for the Confucius Institute at the University of Miskolc


On 11 October the Confucius Institute celebrated its 5th anniversary with a whole-day event. The series of events began with a festive plenary session in the University's ceremony hall, where festive greetings were presented with performances by students and teachers of the institute.

Dual Professional Day at the University of Miskolc


The first Dual Professional Day was held on campus on 8 October in the framework of the project called “DUAL DRIVE UNIVERSITY – The development of the dual and cooperative higher education professional and specialized vocational course of the University of Miskolc”. The project started a year ago to widen and deepen this type of course even more, furthermore to strengthen the connection with economic operators.

Researchers’ Night - This year for the 13th time


Curiosity won again on 28 September. This year, as usual, huge crowds thronged university sites for Researchers’ Night. On this night university labs were reopened, researchers put aside their instruments and books to attract people who are interested in spectacular and exciting experiments and exhibitions.

Industrial Development Projects were carried out by a Team of Students from the Institute of Machine and Product Design


A new 6-month industrial project was initiated, with Finnish, Romanian and Hungarian students participating in an an ERASMUS+ Knowledge Alliance HEIBus international project from September 2018.

Will we have clean water tomorrow? One billion forints go to research program for domestic drinking water supply


Is our water from the tap clean enough? Is consumption of tap water safe throughout the country? How long will this water last? Researchers can now reveal the current status of the domestic drinking water supply from a one- billion-forint subsidy provided by the National Research, Development and Innovation Office within the National Water Programme (Nemzeti Víztudományi Program). We discuss these topics with Péter Szűcs, who is a doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, a member of the Management Board of the National Water Programme, and dean and professor of the University of Miskolc.

University of Miskolc keeps rising in popularity


The number of accepted students broke a 5-year record – revealed in the first evaluation of the higher education application score limits announced on 25 July 2018. This number has increased by nearly 2% compared to last year, and this way the university will probably earn a prominent place among the higher education institutions in the country.

Meeting with Brazilian university leaders


More than 20 Brazilian university leaders visited our university on 3 July, representing an organisation of 45 Brazilian universities and 700,000 students.

Awards given at the 29th National Welding Conference


The 29th National Welding Conference was held at the University of Miskolc 24–26 May, with this year’s focus on the advanced materials of automotive manufacturing and the development of bonding technology.

The AMPER Admission Event 2018 was a great success


It was like being at a festival, looking at the sport hall of the Uni and its surroundings when the Admission Event was held on 8th June for high school students who applied to our university. Students who hopefully will be part of the university’s life could not only meet their future fellow students and the representatives of the faculties but could also build relationships with companies that they might work for in the future.

ME awarded membership in the group of “Excellent Hungarian Universities”


The University of Miskolc has been included – along with 10 other Hungarian universities – in the “Felsőoktatási Intézményi Kiválósági Program” (Institutional Excellence Programme in Higher Education) launched by the Hungarian government within the “Új Nemzeti Kiválósági Program” (New National Excellence Programme).