Taking into account its legal predecessors as well, Óbuda University is a 140-year-old institution. Today, it is a key player in Hungarian higher education and a leading practice-oriented institution
Taking into account its legal predecessors as well, Óbuda University is a 140-year-old institution. Today, it is a key player in Hungarian higher education and a leading practice-oriented institution providing technical education in Hungary, where more than 12,000 students pursue their studies. On January 1st, 2010 Óbuda University was established as the legal successor of Budapest Tech. Óbuda University is characterized by nurturing traditions and monitoring progress and development. From August 2021, Óbuda University operates under new conditions, within a more flexible framework. The Rudolf Kalman Foundation for Óbuda University does its best to enable the University to provide quality and competitive competencies and study opportunities to its students in the fields of technical, IT, natural and economic sciences, and teacher training.
“We turn ideas into engineering.”
As a practice-based university, it offers a full range of academic programs in both Hungarian and English. The program includes 4 higher education vocational training, 17 undergraduate programs, 11 master programs, 3 doctoral programs as well as specialization in the full-time, evening, and distant learning. ÓU students have the opportunity to conduct basic and applied research in multiple fields to meet the challenges of Industry 4.0 and in line with the university strategy, which is primarily based on four pillars: robotics, health informatics, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity, which interweaves the entire engineering palette through the fields of classical electrical, mechanical engineering, architecture to the creative industry. The quality of education is indicated by the fact that the Institution has a quality certificate according to the requirements of the ISO standard and has won the highest recognition, the Higher Education Quality Award. According to the Emerging Economies Universities, Rankings of the Times Higher Education Óbuda University is ranked between 351-400. in 2022.