Introduction: Kecskemét College was established with the merger of the 3 tertiary colleges of Kecskemét on 1st January, 2000 based on the decision of the Hungarian Parliament. The three independent colleges were College of Mechanical Engineering and Automation (GAMF), Teacher Training College and the University of Horticulture and Food-Processing, Horticultural Faculty Kecskemét. After the merger of the above mentioned colleges they became faculties of the new Kecskemét College (Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, Teacher Training Faculty, Horticultural Faculty).
Affiliations and Campuses: The predecessor of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Automation (GAMF) has been in the service of training engineers since 1964. Most of them have achieved success in the field of their original profession being the leaders or owners of private companies. The biggest technical library of the region can also be found in this institute, giving our students the opportunity to deepen their knowledge. Prof. Dr. János Kodácsy is the present dean of the institute. The main campus of GAMF consists of several teaching buildings set in ten acres of green open gardens. In addition there is an extensive library, a gymnasium and some sports fields.
Academics: The engineers who graduate from this institute can be found all over Hungary. The main campus of GAMF consists of several teaching buildings set in ten acres of green open gardens. In addition there is an extensive library, a gymnasium and some sports fields. The laboratories of the various departments are also open to students even after post-instructional hours. The number of the employees is 600 and more than 5,000 students study at the college on full-time, part-time or distant learning courses; taking part in BSc courses, higher-level vocational or postgraduate training.