Kaposvár University is one of the largest universities in the Southern Transdanubian region of Hungary. Its establishment made Kaposvár the ninth university town in the country. Kaposvár University was founded by the Hungarian Parliament on 1st January 2000 when operating faculties and colleges were integrated in Kaposvár. Currently, education and research activities are carried out in four faculties: (Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Economic Science, Faculty of Pedagogy and Faculty of Arts) and in five partner institutes: the Health Center, the PET Center, the Pannon Equestrian Academy, the Feed Crops Research Institute, and the BÅ‘szénfa Game Management and Landscape Center, where the scientific work is supported by the most modern equipment.
All of our students and teachers benefit from the primary results of the various merged institutions of higher education: our work is carried out in an open and flexible educational system which easily meets the challenges and expectations of the modern age.
Based on decades of traditions, our University plays a determining professional, occupational and cultural role in the lives of the country and the region by offering versatile and colourful study programmes with an easy transition among the degree studies.
Our recent graduates from the faculties of Agricultural Science, Economic Science, Pedagogy and Arts are able to meet better the requirements of the national and European labour markets due to our successfully operating high-quality education and research activities.
We wish to continue to improve the education and research possibilities of our University and to support the competitiveness of our students by improving our image and strengthening our foreign relations.
It can be said that at present our University is a modern, dynamic and innovative institution of Higher Education where students can responsibly invest in their future.
We hope that the information provided in our introductory brochure will be interesting for you and will open the way for our future cooperation.
Kaposvár University, as an innovative institution, is committed to a continuous improvement regarding the world’s changing economic, technological and scientific life.
It is capable of adjusting to the requirements of the labour market, trusting that it will influence the requirements and trends of the labour market by transferring versatile and competitive knowledge to its students.
Besides, providing professional education, it puts emphasis on the improvement of the overall skills, abilities and practical expertise of its students.
There are some common features within the different departments and faculties. These are the practice oriented training of professionals, and the purposeful application of new and useful professional knowledge that grant the competitive edge to the university.
Kaposvár University aims to establish comprehensive working relations (professional practices, research projects, conferences, etc.) with, amongst others, contributors of the business world, companies in the agricultural sector, institutions of education and culture, and art and communication seminars.
The University offers the students a vibrant, animated, active, and modern campus to enjoy their academic years.
Only the imagination or capability of the organizer can set limits to the cultural, sport and leisure activities organized for our students. These activities include permanent and regular events, as well as special occasionally activities. The art exhibitions, professional debates, concerts and parties lasting far into the night are popular not only among the students of university but also among the inhabitants of the town.
50 classrooms and 12 lecture halls can be found in the university buildings. The lecture halls can accommodate from 30 to 450 people. The building of the Faculty of Arts has 25 classrooms, and two lecture halls with a capacity for 120 and 250 people. During 2004 and 2005 the University was expanded with new buildings, where in addition to the new school block, a multifunctional Student Centre can also be found. The Student Centre includes the new, multi-storey university library which houses approximately 250,000 documents stored, and the New Student Hostel which can accommodate 350 people in double rooms with en-suite bathrooms, cable TV and internet connection for each student. In addition, a snack bar, computer and multimedia rooms, and a gym with a sauna make the students’ life more comfortable. The centre of the University is located in approximately eight-acres and is considered to be the most beautiful campus in Hungary.
The University of Kaposvar is a university with four faculties: Animal Science, Economic Science, Pedagogy and Arts. In addition, there are also 2 faculty-level institutes: the Feed Crops Research Institute in Iregszemcse and the new Health Sciences Center where scientific work is supported by the most modern equipment.
The campus of the University of Kaposvar is one of the most beautiful in the region with a higher education focused on service and lifelong learning. The school prides itself on providing the best possible circumstances for its students and staffs studies and work. The library is to the highest standard; the IT-infrastructure provides all the resources necessary for individual study. There are high-standard laboratories and research facilities available for students specializing in empirical studies, with friendly atmospheres and a knowledgeable teaching staff.
The education curriculums of each program at University of Kaposvar enhance the skills, abilities, and practical expertise of its students. Emphasis is placed on improving overall skills and knowledge through a balance of theoretical and practical training. Students benefit from a high degree of cooperation between different departments and faculties, and the instant and relevant application of new and useful professional knowledge.
University of Kaposvar can not only accommodate the requirements of the labour market, but can also influence its needs and trends by exposing students to the most competitive and cutting-edge training. The school maintains intensive work relationships with the business world, as well as institutions of education, culture, communications, and art through organising events such as researches, workshops, professional practices, and conferences.
Students enrolled at the University of Kaposvar are offered a lively and active campus to enjoy their studies in a wide variety of subjects, and to pursue their interests in culture, education, and sport.