The University of Debrecen, located in Debrecen, is the oldest continuously operating institution of higher education in Hungary (since 1538). It has over 30,000 students and is one of the most highly ranked Hungarian universities outside of Budapest.
Debrecen University's academic year runs from early September through June (Debrecen suggests avoiding July 1 - August 30).
Opportunity for independent research at Debrecen for one month.
- Some of Debrecen’s specialized programs include the arts, economic sciences, informatics, law, music and pedagogy.
Housing is provided on campus.
You may apply if you
- Are a tenure-line faculty member (including librarian) or research scientist/scholar at any IU campus. Non tenure-line faculty members whose evaluation criteria for promotion include research or creative activity are also eligible with an explanation in the letter of support from their dean or chair.
- Have a clear research agenda that can be accommodated by the University of Debrecen.
Areas of study open to exchange students
All areas and disciplines of study are open to exchange students.
How to apply for this Program
- Online application (see link below)
- Mandatory support documents
- November 16, 2012
- Notification by January 11, 2013
- OVPIA provides funds to cover the cost of round-trip airfare.
- Debrecen provides housing and a stipend of approximately $500 USD (exact amount dependent upon current exchange rates).
- OVPIA will seek a preliminary recommendation from the University Committee on Russian & East European Exchanges
- A final recommendation from the International Affairs Exchange Review Committee will be required before sending dossiers to partner institutions for final approval.
- Candidates may apply to use positions in a variety of ways.
- We invite proposals to conduct research, consult with colleagues, or offer lectures or short courses.
- Applicants should indicate how their proposals are important to their professional development, the development of a school or departmental affiliation, or the development of the partner institution.
- Research proposals should include an outline of the project and should specifically identify local resources the candidate would employ.
- An applicant who proposes to offer lectures or a short course should provide confirmation that his/her topics are of interest to colleagues at the partner institution.