Established in 1635, Eötvös Loránd University, commonly known as ELTE, is largest university in Hungary with 25 000 students and covering fields including natural and social sciences, law, humanities and education. According to international rankings it belongs to the top 2-3% internationally and it is the best university in Hungary.
ELTE Faculty of Humanities is Hungary’s longest standing and most prestigious faculty. In 2015, our Faculty – together with ELTE University – celebrated the 381st anniversary of its founding, which aptly indicates our leading position in scholarship and the stability it represents, not only in Hungary’s scientific and social history, but also in East-Central Europe’s variegated educational landscape. Our Faculty is not only the oldest and – for over seven consecutive years – the absolute best in the country, but also the largest institution in Hungary, with 18 institutes and 71 departments offering 47 Bachelor’s, 61 Master’s and 75 PhD programs of 4 doctoral schools.