John von Neumann University is based in Kecskemét and is one of the youngest tertiary educational institutions in Hungary. However, the University’s legal predecessors have a history going back many years and boast longstanding traditions. The University is one of the most important educational, scientific and cultural centres in the Southern Great Plain Region, with three faculties: - GAMF Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science - Faculty of Economics and Business - Faculty of Horticulture and Rural Development The University places great emphasis on practical training of the students in addition to theoretical training. It received the title ‘University of Applied Sciences’ in 2016. Thanks to constant upgrading, the institution has modern infrastructure, well-equipped workshops, laboratories, a hotel-style dormitory, a library, and information centre, and sports facilities. The University is linked to the regional economy by thousand links, which can effectively build not only on educational but also on research and development activities of the institution. It already cooperates with more than 60 companies in the field of dual training. The University bears the name of the world-famous mathematician John von Neumann since 2017 and represents the scientist’s spirit in the University’s life too.
The newest university in Hungary was established on 1 July 2016 with the integration of the College of Kecskemét and the College of Szolnok according to a parliamentary decision. The university – following the traditions of the predecessor institutions – is a significant centre of higher education and research where students on BSc and MSc courses can get their diplomas in Engineering, Information Technology, Economy or Agricultural.
The university - cooperating with its strategical partners - is the creator of the dual training model in Hungary.
Higher educational vocational training courses based on secondary education and postgraduate courses for students with diploma offer chances of getting new qualifications.
Scientific workshops of the university publish their achievements at national and international conferences and in Hungarian or foreign journals.
Students of the university can learn in modern, well-equipped buildings; accredited laboratories, libraries and training places support their preparation.
Special courses, scientific and artistic associations, competitions are all part of talent management.
The University is located in a charming town called ‘Kecskemét’, 40-minute drive from Budapest. Students arriving in Kecskemét will find a dynamically developing city with a strong business background, highly experienced teaching staff, and a beautiful, modern campus. University students can learn in modern, well-equipped buildings; accredited laboratories, libraries and training places support their preparation.
As part of the training of professionals, the university is continuously cooperating with regional companies and firms to ensure an efficient transition to the labour market for its students.
Engineering, Agriculture, IT, Economics