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Location: East-Central Europe (borders with Austria, Slovakia, Ukraina, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia)
Area: 93,030 square km
Population: 10,300,000 (21 percent under 14 and 60 percent between 15-59)
Form of government: Republic (parliamentary democracy - 4 year election periods)
Capital: Budapest (2 million inhabitants)
Climate: Continental with Mediterranean and Atlantic influences
Average temperatures: January -2C (28F), July 23C (73F)
Language: Hungarian (a very special language, originating from the Finnougric tribe of languages)
Religion: Roman Catholic (majority), Protestant, Jewish
Public holidays: January 1, March 15, May 1, August 20, October 23, November 1, December 25, 26
International country phone code: +36
Electricity: 230V 50HzHz >
The National Healthcare Fund (OEP), predominantly based on a social insurance system, is the public organization currently controlling the management of health care in Hungary. Eighty-three percent of the financing for the health care comes from taxes and other public revenues.
The medical university is 6 years in Hungary. It is divided to 4 modules, you have to complete the criteria of each module to be able to reach the next. Every student has to write a thesis and defend it before the state exam. After the Final year module there is a state exam, containing a test exam, an oral exam and a practical exam.
Basic Module (years 1-2, semesters 1-4)
Pre-Clinical Module (year 3, semesters 5-6)
Clinical Module (years 4-5, semesters 7-10)
Final Year Module (year 6, semesters 11-12)
We have four Medical Universities in Hungary:
Semmelweis University Budapest
University of Debrecen Faculty of Medicine
University of Pécs Faculty of Medicine
University of Szeged Faculty of Medicine
Most probably you will arrive to Hungary at Liszt Ferenc International Airport, Budapest. We advise you to get in touch with your contact person in order to arrange your transport to the dormitory.
Travelling inside Hungary:
By car The road network of Hungary is more than 30.000 Km long. The road system of Hungary is Budapest centralised, the 8 most important roads start from the Capital.
By Bus Hungary has a very well developed internal bus network, with which you can reach any part of the country. In Budapest there are three main Bus stations: Erzsébet tér bus terminal - Direction Western-Hungary Népstadion bus terminal - Direction Eastern-Hungary Árpád híd bus terminal - Direction Danube-bend.
By train The main centre of Hungary 's train network is Budapest . From its three main railway stations (Southern, Eastern, Western) you can travel all around Hungary . From the capital to the other main cities and towns of Hungary there are scheduled intercity and express lines. You can check the timetables at the following link: http://mav.hu/english/index.php