In the second semester of the academic year of 2015/2016, 82 Erasmus student arrived to the University of Pécs to 9 faculties, from 22 countries and 55 partner universities within the framework of Erasmus+ Programme. The UP Centre for International Relations organized an orientation day for foreign students studying in the UP.
The event - in which beside the invited students also Faculty Erasmus coordinators took part - was held in the Faculty of Business and Economics on 1. February.
On the part of the university, Dr. István Tarrósy, director of the Center for International Relations greeted the foreign students who will study in our university by Erasmus+ and other contracts between universities in the second semester of the academic year of 2015/2016. Judit Németh, institutional Erasmus+ coordinator described the progress of the student administration. The EHÖK Erasmus Student Network presented its cultural and sport events for PTE and Pécs students announced in the semester.
Beside the 142 Erasmus students 8 Chinese, 6 South Korean, 2 Serbian (Vojvodina Hungarians), 2 Mexican, 4 Indian, 1 Iraqi, 1 Mongolian, 1 Palestinian students and 3 students from the United States came to our university within the framework of other inter-university agreements.
In the orientation day students could hear about theoretical and practical information: the Center for International Relations provided detailed information about the progress of the registration, the aliens’ tasks, student hostels as well as about the „Hungarian as a foreign language” course at the University and cultural programmes for foreign students.