University of Pannonia
Egyetem St. 10.
Building “B”, 2nd floor
The University of Pannonia
The university was founded in 1949. In the beginning it worked as a regional faculty of the Technical University of Budapest. In 1951, it became independent under the name of Veszprém University of Chemical Engineering. From 1991, the university has been called the University of Pannonia.
The university first offered courses in four areas of Chemical Technology: Oil and Coal Technology, Electrochemical Industry, Inorganic Chemical Technology, Silicate Chemistry. From the mid-1960s two courses – Nuclear Chemistry and Technology, Process Control and System Engineering – became part of the Chemical Engineering education in Veszprém. [Read more]
The region is in between the former West and East, there is easy access from both sides, and also from other continents. For travel to Budapest there are several good options.
The international airport of Budapest (Ferihegy, terminals 2A, 2B) connects the city directly to some overseas and to all important European destinations.
The three main railway stations (Déli, Keleti, Nyugati) are either terminations or stops of many intercity trains from west and east, south and north. There are several international coach services to Budapest. Motorists can also reach Budapest easily on the European motorway network. One can even travel to Budapest by ship. [Read more]
Veszprém is one of the oldest urban areas in Hungary, and a city with county rights. It lies approximately 15 km (9 mi) north of the Lake Balaton. It is the administrative center of the county (comitatus or ‘megye’) of the same name.
The name of the city originates from the Slavic word Bezprym, which was originally a personal name. Ján Kollár derived its name from Ves Perunova – Perun’s village and mentioned also a German derivation from Weiss-Brunn – white well. The city was named either after a chieftain, or the son of Princess Judith (elder sister of St. Stephen of Hungary), who settled here after her husband Boleslaus I of Poland expelled her and her son. [Read more]