BSc in Physiotherapy (angol nyelvű képzés)

Fact file
Qualification: Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Physiotherapy
Entry requirements: secondary school certificate or senior high school diploma
Course length: 8 semesters
Credits: 240 credits

The aim of the program

The curriculum of BSc in Physiotherapy Programme is aimed to prepare students for the prevention, medication and rehabilitation of movement system
disorders and other diseases using the therapeutic tools of physiotherapy.
What you will be studying

1st and 2nd semester
Biophysics, Cell Biology, Genetics and Molecular Biology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Immunology, Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Microbiology, First Aid, Body Awareness, General Principles in Health Care and Nursing, Basics of Physiotherapy, Computer Techniques, Medical Latin, Bioethics, Psychology, Communication, Philosophy, Elective subjects

3rd an 4th semester
Biomechanics, Basic Physiology, Cardiorespiratory and Exercise Physiology, Applied Training Methods, Neurophysiology, Kinesiology, Mobilization-Manual Techniques I, Electro-, Balneo-, Hydro- and Climatotherapy, Pathology, Clinical Propedeutics, Internal Medicine for Physiotherapists I, Gerontology, Sociology, Economics, Introduction to Management, Basics of Research Methodology, Health and Library Informatics, Kinesiology Practice (summer course), Elective subjects

5th and 6th semester
Pharmacology, Mobilization-Manual Techniques II, Internal Medicine for Physiotherapists II, Obstetrics and Gynaecology for Physiotherapists I, Orthopaedics for Physiotherapists, Rheumatology for Physiotherapists, Traumatology and Intensive Therapy for Physiotherapists I, Radiology, Professional Orientation, Health Care Law, Controlled clinical practices in the field of Internal Medicine (summer courses), Elective subjects

7th semester and 8th semester
Obstetrics and Gynaecology for Physiotherapists II, Infant Care and Paediatrics for Physiotherapists, Traumatology and Intensive Therapy for Physiotherapists II, Neurology and Psychiatry for Physiotherapists, Addictology, Rehabilitation, Supervised clinical practices in Cardiovascular Physiotherapy, Respiratory Physiotherapy, Neurology, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Rheumatology, Traumatology and Rehabilitation, Thesis work, Elective subjects
Postgraduate opportunities

The University of Debrecen offers a lot of internationally competitive master courses among them the Master in Public Health course in English. A new MSc course in Rehabilitation will be launched also for English-speaking students.

Physiotherapy is a prospering profession worldwide.
The degree will open up a range of career opportunities throughout the world. It therefore provides a base
from which to proceed to a career in a wide range of health-related occupations or research.
Career opportunities

» health services, providing therapy and rehabilitation in the broad scale of diseases
» institutions offering balneo- and hydrotherapy
» home care
» the private sector
» the field of prevention
» and other health-care related fields

How to apply

Application form can be downloaded from here. The following documents are to be attached to the application form:

a secondary school certificate or senior high school diploma

  • a secondary school certificate or senior high school diploma
  • financial statement verifying that the applicant or his/her sponsor has adequate financial resources to cover the applicant's tuition fees and living expenses for the whole course of his/her studies in Debrecen, Hungary
  • recent medical certificate of general health status
  • short curriculum vitae
  • copies of relevant pages of passport
  • 4 recent photos
  • a cheque of 150 USD non-refundable registration fee

All above-mentioned documents are required to send to:
International Educational Centre
H-4012 Debrecen, PO Box 48, Hungary
Phone: +36 52 447 751 or +36 52 423 783
Fax: +36 52 414 013
E-mail:, Web:

Further information can be required from the above-mentioned addresses or:
School of Public Health, Educational Office
Phone: +36 52 460 190 ext: 77417
Fax: +36 52 460 195

Deadline for application: 31 May.

Tuition fee

Registration fee: 150 USD (non refundable)
BSc in Physiotherapy: 6,000 USD* (including students' handbooks, use of library and IT facilities)

You can read more about the course here.

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