Semmelweis University Faculty of Health Care

A new program with international standards of excellence.

The 4-year English language degree program at Semmelweis University’s Faculty of Health Care leads to the Bachelor of Sciences in Physiotherapy degree.

Semmelweis University’s Faculty of Health Care is accredited by the Hungarian Accreditation Board. The degree is fully accepted in all EU countries, and graduates may practice in Canada and in the United States after passing the necessary exams.

The Faculty of Health Care is part of the Semmelweis University campus, and is located in Budapest, Hungary’s capital, a lively metropolis in the middle of Europe. The Faculty launched its English language Physiotherapy program in 2004.

Semmelweis University enrols 50 students each year in its English language Physiotherapy Program.

Unique Benefits
The Faculty is located in central Budapest, and is housed in a newly renovated building.

The sizable international student population at the various universities in Budapest provides for a rich social life outside the classroom, complemented by the wide variety of unique cultural events in Budapest. With the proximity of Ferihegy International Airport, and the availability of low-cost airlines, students also have the opportunity to go on affordable weekend getaways most anywhere in Europe.

College International has a database of 300 Budapest apartments, and will provide housing assistance to interested students at a minimal cost.

Exemption from Taking the Entrance Examination and Transfer Credits
Candidates currently enrolled in an undergraduate program in a science-related field may qualify for exemption from taking the entrance examination and may receive transfer credit for some of their courses. Decisions are made on a case-by-case basis, and are pendant on the student providing official transcripts and course descriptions equivalent to the requirements of Semmelweis University’s Faculty of Health Care.

Living in Budapest
Students can expect to spend anywhere from US$ 8,000 to 15,000 per year on their living expenses, depending on their living standards. Additional costs include textbooks (US$ 400-600 per year) and insurance (US$ 280 per year).

To find out more about the application process, and the eligibility requirements for exemption, please contact George Matsik.

You may also find out more about living in Budapest by visiting the city’s website.