Facts & Figures

Károli Gáspár University was founded by the Reformed Church in Hungary. This fact is duly reflected in the official name of the institution: Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary.
The university was named after Károli Gáspár, the Calvinist pastor, who prepared the first complete Hungarian translation of the Bible in 1590.
The university was established in its present from in 1993 but its history roots back to 1839.
Besides Budapest, the university has campuses in the cities of Kecskemét and Nagykőrös.


over 8,200 students enrolled to the 2020/2021 academic year at the University,
which comprises of the following 5 faculties

Faculty of Law
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty of Theology
Faculty of Social Studies and Health Sciences
Faculty of Pedagogy.

Education and research activities are carried out by 15 institutes and 52 departments belong to the five faculties altogether.
over 600 academic staff members teaching at 38 (BA, MA, single-cycle) degree programmes.
3 Doctoral Schools in history, law and theology offer PhD programmes.
158 International partner institutions in 37 countries.
226 international exchange students visited the university in the academic year of 2019/2020
5  Student Residence Halls providing over 500 places for the students of the university
8 university sport teams.
More than 150 000 books are kept in the libraries of the university.




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