The University of Szeged (Szegedi Tudományegyetem, or also known as SZTE) is a prestigious institution in Hungary, where study fields of all walks of scientific life are represented in 12 faculties and the Teacher Training Centre. The SZTE is one of the largest domestic higher education complexes where about 21,000 university students enrich their knowledge, including more than 3,500 foreign students. Following the traditions of the University of Szeged, it unites the high level theoretical foundation with practice based on partnering as well. It considers its main objective to keep up with scientific progress, development of information technology and social demand in order to constantly develop the educational material in the field of a multi-level, multi language education.
The purpose of the University of Szeged is to issue quality degrees meeting labour market demands and that its graduate students would be sought both by national and international employers. It creates such educational requirements for earning its high prestige diplomas that at the same time facilitate the scientific development of its students. The University of Szeged plays an important role in the life of students, it provides equal opportunities and enhances the procedure of becoming intellectuals.
At the PIETE project the University of Szeged is represented by two of its faculties: The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences that is one of the most prominent institutes offering pedagogic training and research in Hungary; and the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration that has well-grounded expertise and international embeddedness in the field of entrepreneurship education. University of Szeged is taking part in all the actions of PIETE and also acts as the leader of the intellectual output called “Capacity Building Compilation”, that aims to familiarize initial teaching educators with a wider approach of entrepreneurship education as understood in EntreComp Framework.