¨  About the Faculty of Scince of Eötvös Lorand University

Facts about the Faculty: The Faculty of Science is one of the largest faculties of Eötvös Loránd University. It has 44 departments, organized in eight institutes (see the list below). These are located in two large buildings on the new campus of the University on the scenic banks of the Danube. The number of undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students, who participate of the different programs, is close to 7000. The academic staff is 600 teachers and researchers. The Faculty puts emphasis on international contacts with European universities for cooperation both in teaching and research through the exchange of students and lectures. Therefore the Faculty has joined UNICA, IAU, EAIE, EUROBIO, CEPUS groups and also participates in TEMPUS and ERASMUS programs to ensure mobility in higher education. Many staff members also have informal international contacts through their research activity that contribute to an exchange of M.Sc. and Ph.D. students.

Conditions of studying:

Facilities: Numerous modern lecture halls and seminar rooms of the eight institutes and well-equipped laboratories of the department ensure excellent conditions for teaching. (Take a short “Virtual tour on the Faculty” !)

Libraries: There are “The Library of the Faculty of Science” and ten other large collections on the campus of the Faculty of Sciences, which are specialized to different fields of science. Students are free to use these and also the volumes in the other libraries of the University, including the central library of Eötvös Loránd University, as well as the smaller libraries of the different departments.

Photocopying and computer centers with access to the Internet are available for students. Each registered student is entitled to an e-mail account.

Sport facilities: The University has a wide range of sport facilities including swimming pools, various sports grounds, tennis courts and running tracks.

Student organization: The interest of students is represented by the Student Union. Their activists are present in the decision-making bodies at faculty and university level. The Student Union arranges all kinds of cultural, sporting and leisure programs, and also organizes meetings for foreign students. All enrolled students are entitled to participate in these programs and associations. The Union operates a Student Office, which helps for free or reduced-rate obtaining international student card, finding apartment and private tutors, provides maps and thickets to theaters etc. The Foreign Affairs Group of the Union is for the help and arrangement of problems of foreign students.

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§  Student reserach: The vigorous research programs in all of the departments provide unlimited opportunity for students to participate. An “Undergraduate Research Program (TDK)” provides a framework for voluntary student-teacher relationship in extracurricular research activity of students. A local, university forum for the display of the students’ research work is a conference, held annually, while Nation-wide conferences are organized biannually. On both events, students who performed the best are given awards.

§  The institutes and departments: The departments are listed according to their affiliation to institutes.

Institute of Biology

Department of Biochemistry
Department of Biological Anthropology
Section for Methodology in Biology Teaching
Department of Physiology and Neurobiology
Department of Ethology
Department of General Zoology
Department of Genetics
Department of Immunology
Department of Microbiology
Department of Plant Anatomy
Department of Plant Physiology
Department of Plant Taxonomy and Ecology
Department of Systematic Zoology and Ecology

Institute of Chemistry

Department of Chemical Technology and Environmental Chemistry
Department of Colloid Chemistry
Department of General and Inorganic Chemistry
Department of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry
Department of Nuclear Chemistry
Department of Organic Chemistry
Department of Physical Chemistry
Department of Theoretical Chemistry

External Laboratory of Condensed Matter at MTA Atomic Energy Research Institute
External Laboratory for Radiation Protection at KFKI Atomic Energy Research Institute
Research Group of Macromolecular and Environmental Chemistry of Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Research Group of Nuclear Techniques in Stuctural Chemistry of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Research Group of Peptide Chemistry of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Research Group of Structural Chemistry and Spectroscopoy of Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Structural Chemistry Research Group of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Institute of Geography and Earth Science

Department of Astronomy
Department of Geophysics and Space Research Group
Department of Meteorology

Astrophysical Laboratory
Research Group of Geophysics and Environmental Physics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Centre of Geography

Department of Physical Geography

Department of Regional Geography

Department of Social and Economic Geography

Department of Geography Teacher Training

External Laboratory of Applied Geography

Has-ELTE Research Group for Regional Science

Centre of Geology and Environmental Physics

Deptartment of Applied and Environmental Geology
Department of Mineralogy
Department of Palaeontology
Department of Petrology and Geochemistry
Department of Physical and Historical Geology
Department of Regional Geology

Research Group of Geology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Institute of Mathematics

Department of Algebra and Number Theory
Department of Analysis
Department of Computer Science
Department of Operations Research
Department of Teacher Training

Research Group of Combinatorial Optimization

Department of Applied Analysis
Department of Geometry
Deptartment of Methodology of Teaching of Mathematics
Department of Probability Theory and Statistics

Institute of Physics

Department of Atomic Physics
Department of Biological Physics
Department of General Physics
Department of the Physics of Complex Systems
Department of Solid State Physics
Department of Theoretical Physics
Laboratory for Information Technology

Research Group for Statistical Physics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Research Group of Theoretical Physics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences