Why ÓU?

If you wish to acquire a competitive, globally recognized degree in engineering, IT or economics, if you want to study in an open and vibrant community together with more than 500 international students, from highly-qualified teachers and professionals, Óbuda University is the place you are looking for.

Óbuda University (ÓU) is the number one practice-oriented technical University in Budapest, Hungary. Our engineering and applied science departments and programs are among Hungary’s oldest with 130 years of rich tradition. ÓU is the legal successor of the “Budapest Tech” and our infrastructure includes 4 campuses in Budapest, 1 campus in Székesfehérvár, 6 faculties, 18 institutes, and 3 doctoral schools. ÓU is a recipient of the Higher Education Quality Award, is accredited by the Hungarian Accreditation Committee and a current member of the European University Association (EUA).

Our concentration is to maintain high quality, student focused higher education providing strength in research spanning a diverse set of intellectual disciplines and applications within the fields of engineering.

SCIENCE at Óbuda

Science at Óbuda connects our stellar faculty and staff with students to foster scientific discovery in computer science and mathematics.

Students and faculty are engaged in a diverse range of research fields that can assist students adapt to working in any science industry. ÓU promotes an innovative approach to science.

High quality education

Óbuda University is among the best practice-oriented technical universities in Hungary. Our programs focus on BSc, MSc and PhD Degrees, our concentration is to maintain high quality, student focused higher education providing strength in research and applications within the fields of engineering.

Globally recognized degrees

Óbuda University provides internationally acclaimed engineering and business qualifications.

Our academics are experts in their fields with a broad national and international experience in both teaching and research.

Excellent location in a stunning millieu

Óbuda University has 4 campuses in Budapest, one campus in Szekesfehervar and one campus in Salgotarjan. Budapest is a lovable and livable city, one of the best destinations to study abroad. The Hungarian capital is centrally located and offers unforgettable student life. Budapest is the 8th most popular Erasmus city in Europe based on the 2017 Uniplaces ranking.

Székesfehérvár is an ancient, historical city located 60 km from Budapest. For the past few years Székesfehérvár has become one of the most dynamically changing cities in the region due to its continuously expanding industrial potentials. The city has an excellent geographical location thanks to the developed transport to the most popular tourist destinations such as Budapest, Lake Balaton and Lake Velence.

Outstanding achievements at national and international competitions

Our students are involved in professional practice at our foreign partners annually; aside from the institution receiving numerous foreign students for full or part-time education.

Our students have great achievements in several national and international competitions, such as at the Spaghetti Bridge Building, Design Challenge Robotics Building, Bosch Electromobil, Mitsubishi-Scholarship, Pneumobil, Shell Eco-marathon, Hajós György Mathematics and PLC Control Engineering Programing Competitions.

Competitive research profile

Óbuda University has 8 internationally recognized research, innovation and service centers including Antal Bejczy Center for Intelligent Robotics (iROB), Bio-Tech Research Center, Physiological Controls Research Center and SmartLab Center.

We currently have one of the most significant robotics research facilities of the region, which includes state-of-the-art infrastructure for medical, industrial and general service robotic applications.

Researchers collaborate in more than 20 EU scientific projects, the number of scientific publications is 1,200 yearly.

Vibrant and intimate community

Óbuda University has approximately 12,000 students, over 500 are international students attending from 53 countries. Social life and student services are available to build social networks and may include professional hubs such as scientific workshops, media focus groups, info labs, student’s union, or math programming. There are also cultural clubs, outdoor excursions or sports clubs to choose from.

Óbuda University organizes programs for incoming students regularly during the semester. Programs include Welcome Week, International Nights, Semester Closing Party, Thematic Cultural Programs, Faculty Visits, Company and Factory Visits and various excursions in Hungary.