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Two Hundred Foreigners, Eager To Learn Hungarian

This year’s one-month summer course of Debrecen Summer School, where almost 200 students studied the Hungarian language and simultaneously immersed into Hungarian culture, is over. The participants came from as many as 37 different countries, and the largest contingent was from China this time.

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Research on climate change in Debrecen

Researchers at the University of Debrecen are investigating climate change based on data from the past 110 years recorded in Debrecen. They have summarised the effects of weather phenomena on field and horticultural crops in a publication.

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The biological clock of cartilage cells is ticking

Novel cartilage cell research is underway at the University of Debrecen. It investigates the role of so-called „clock genes” in regulating cartilage tissue formation. The programme has won the Premium postdoctoral research support of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

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Cooperation with New Objectives

The University of Debrecen is to establish a proton therapy institute on the basis of an agreement signed earlier with Rusatom International Network, which is going to be the first step in the cooperation with Institute of Nuclear Research of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

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More and more scholarships

This summer, a large number of students who applied for scholarships have received a grant to attend the course at the Summer University in Debrecen. Almost a hundred students seized the opportunity.

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New therapeutic option in eczema

New therapeutic options for atopic eczema are being sought at the Department of Dermatology and Allergology at the University of Debrecen. Research has found that, in the treatment of the frequent skin disease, immunotherapy for hay fever can be effective.

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International popularity

With the foreign students coming to study at the University of Debrecen now, the number of first years continues to rise. After last years’ 1690, this year, 1925 students have chosen one of the university’s programmes offered in English.

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Young musicians of 13 nations together

The Zoltán Kodály World Youth Orchestra enjoyed great success at their debut concert in Debrecen. The International Summer Academy of Young Musicians, the traditional summer event of the Music School of the University of Debrecen, was ended with the Tuesday evening concert.

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DOSZ Summer Camp in Debrecen

The Association of Hungarian PhD and DLA students (DOSz) is organizing the traditional and well-known annual summer camp in cooperation with the Doctoral Students Association of the University of Debrecen this year.