István Széchenyi University
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The István Széchenyi University ( Hungarian Széchenyi István Egyetem ) is a state university named after István Széchenyi in the north-western Hungarian city of Győr with 9,500 students (including 2,000 part-time students) and 270 academic employees (figures for 2006).
In 1718 a Jesuit academy was founded in Győr , which offered philosophical and legal training and to which secular students were also admitted from 1745. The Győr Royal Academy was founded in 1776. Among others, Antal and Ferenc Deák and Kálmán Mikszáth studied here .
The István Széchenyi University was founded in 1968 as a university for transport and telecommunications with locations in Budapest and Szeged. In the early 1990s, the devices were moved to Győr, and since 1 January 2002, the university has the status of a university .