Debrecen is the capital of Hajdú-Bihar
Debrecen is situated in the north-east part of
Hungary. The distance between Debrecen
and Budapest is 226 kilometers.
Debrecen is the second largest city in
Hungary with more than 220,000 people.
University of Debrecen
The Great Church
Built between 1805 and 1820, the Great
Church is the symbol of Debrecen and
Hungarian Reformation. The
dethronement of the Habsburgs' was
declared here on the 14th April 1849.
Building work started under the
supervision of architect Mihály Péchy,
who also designed the Reformed
This beautiful building stands next to our
The Reformed College is situated
behind the Great Church.
It is located in the heart of Debrecen.
The present building was built in 1915 according to the
design of Alfréd Hajós, Hungary's first Olympic Champion.
Great number of writers, scientists and politicians
received their education at the university.
The University was officially inaugurated on October 23,
1918 and at that time consisted of four faculties: Arts,
Science, Theology and Medicine.
Faculty of Agronomy
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Dental Medicine
Faculty of Economic Sciences
Faculty of General Medicine
Faculty of Informatics
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Music
Faculty of Pharmacology
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Public Health
College of Engineering
College of Pedagogics
The Spa of the Big Forest opened in 1960.
There are many thermal pools an area of 11 000 m2.
There is also an indoor swimming pool and sauna with sun
beds. The temperature of the water in the pools ranges
from 26 to 38°C.
The imposing spa welcomes visitors seeking treatment or
rest from May till September.
It is located in the heart of the Big
Forest of Debrecen, under a dome of
The abundance of tropical plants and
adventure elements of this special
facility makes summer out of every
day of the year.
The water paradise means full-day
relaxation and entertainment for