IT Programs in English at the University of Debrecen in Hungary


  • the Faculty boasts the only accredited university-level educational program for IT specialists in the east-Hungarian region
  • the Faculty has six departments and one affiliated department:
    • Department of Applied Mathematics and Probability Theory
    • Department of Informatics Systems and Networks
    • Department of Information Technology
    • Department of Computer Science
    • Department of the Computer Graphics and Image Processing
    • Department of Library Informatics
    • Affiliated Department of ICT Systems Operation
  • the aim of the Computer Science and Computer Science Engineering majors is to produce IT professionals who possess the complex vocational and theoretical skills needed to scientifically model the practical problems that they will face in the course of their day-to-day work
  • students who graduate from these courses will be capable of supervising teams of specialists assembled for the purpose of performing these tasks, and will possess the basic theoretical, methodological and linguistic skills to conduct research in their chosen field
  • the teacher-training courses are designed to produce teachers with a high level of IT, pedagogical and general knowledge, who are proficient teachers of information technology subjects at all levels
  • the aim of the Library Information Technology course is to train highly qualified specialists with a knowledge of the latest library and information science theory, as well as the skills required for its practical application, including information management and the methodology of research in this field
  • there are currently around 1,700 students studying at the departments


  • in the 6 programs of the doctoral school, students have an opportunity to obtain advanced academic degrees
  • in recent years, the Faculty has been very successful in its grant applications
  • main research topics include
    • cryptography and computer algebra