The University of Szeged (Szegedi Tudományegyetem, or also known as SZTE) is a prestigious institution in Hungary, where study fields of all walks of scientific life are represented in 12 faculties and the Teacher Training Centre. The SZTE is one of the largest domestic higher education complexes where about 21,000 university students enrich their knowledge, including more than 4,100 foreign students.
The University’s main mission – which is inseparable from education – is to maintain its competitive research university character and to ensure a European-level healing work. Also, the University of Szeged being the biggest institution of the Southern part of the Great Hungarian Plain takes an active role in the social, economic and cultural development of the region.
Our institution performs outstandingly in international rankings: SZTE is one of the top 500 universities of the world.
Short biography principal investigator
Dr. László Róvó
Dr. Róvó works at University of Szeged, Department of Oto-Rhino- Laryngology, Head-Neck Surgery
Post: Lecturer (2012-), clinic director (2012-), rector (1st July, 2018-)
Scientific interests, main research areas: Oto-Rhino- Laryngology, head & neck surgical oncology, surgery of Laryngeal constriction, cochlearis implantatio, clinical picture of Oto-Rhino- Laryngology and Neurology. Successful operations during his practice: more than 12 thousand.
Key Research Facility and Equipment
The University of SZEGED has access to world class core facilities and has extensive facilities and a state-of-the-art lab of its own.
Current involvement in Research and Training Programmes
There are around 2,200 faculty members and researchers at the University of Szeged who are actively involved in national and international research projects. The University has 19 Doctoral Schools and numerous internationally renowned research groups. There are 16 research groups supported by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA) across 4 Faculties at the University.
Since 2011, 7 MTA Momentum research groups have also been operation and a number of research groups have been granted European Research Council support. Our researchers also participate in the National Brain Research Programme.
The University of Szeged is a Research University which strives for outstanding research, development and innovation. The university is also a Priority Higher Education Institution. This status is only granted to universities that offer high-level training and research capacities; achieve research results in a number of scientific fields that qualify them to play significant roles in implementing strategic national objectives; demonstrate outstanding improvements in international higher education rankings and where international student mobility is prominent.