University of Miskolc

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University of Miskolc
founding 1735 / 1949
Sponsorship state
place Miskolc
Rector András Torma
Students 13,602 (2008)

The University of Miskolc ( Hungarian: Miskolci Egyetem ) in Miskolc is a technical university that specializes in mining but has meanwhile also been expanded to include other departments and with 13,602 students in 2008 the largest university in northern Hungary.


It was founded in 1949 by a resolution of the Hungarian Parliament, but can look back on more than 270 years of history, as its predecessor institution, the Mining Academy in Selmecbánya , was founded in 1735 under the reign of Maria Theresa . András Torma is the rector of Miskolc University.


Main entrance to Miskolc University

University partnerships

In the main building of the university

The University of Miskolc cooperates with a total of 87 universities and other research institutions abroad, thirteen of them in Germany and two in Austria .



Web links

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Individual evidence

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