WHO IS GOING TO HELP ME UNTIL I ADJUST TO THE NEW SURROUNDINGS?

Your assigned mentor students and the mentor coordinator will help you, but you can also count on the colleagues of IRO in administrative matters as well as the faculty coordinators and your lecturers in academic issues.

 

WHAT  PROGRAMMES WILL BE ORGANISED FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS DURING THE ACADEMIC YEAR?

You will always be informed by e-mail or in Facebook by the mentor coordinator and other mentor students about the programmes organised for you. Sightseeing tours in Miskolc, trips to Lillafüred, Eger, Tokaj, Halloween-parties, partying at Rockwell club,  enjoying the MEN music festival, the 'Meat-jelly' festival or the Beer festival... you will never be bored at the University of Miskolc.

 

IN MISKOLC AND ON THE CAMPUS, HOW CAN I SPEND MY FREE TIME?

You can visit one of the libraries on the campus and also in the city, you can go to parties, galleries, theatres, cinemas, shopping tours, trips to the nature, to other cities, you can do different kinds of sports... if you require more information about the opportunities the campus and the city offers, do not hesitate to contact your mentor, he / she will gladly help you. See also the advertisements on the corridors of the university, where you can inform yourself, too.

 

WHAT SPORTS CAN I DO ON THE CAMPUS?

Tennis courts, an athletics track, basketball and streetball courts, a football pitch, a sports hall, and a swimming pool can be found on the campus. There are fitness rooms and gyms in the Sports Hall (the round building opposite the Uni-Hotel), you can have a permanent card for the whole semester for 5000 HUF, and you can use these gyms 8.00-21.00 daily. Fourteen tennis courts are also available for students at a similar rate. There is a gym equipped for special weight training in student hostel E/4, which you can use free of charge between 15.00 - 18.00. As it is free of charge, most students like going there, so you have to go to sign up quickly, because later it will be overcrowded.
 
You can join the normal curricular Physical Education classes of Hungarian students (free of charge). Sports and games that can be chosen include: Fitness, Aerobics/Zumba, Thai boxing, Karate, Wing tsun kung fu, Basketball, Handball, Volleyball, Tennis, Badminton, Table tennis and American football.
 
There is a swimming pool as well at the edge of the campus. It is open between 6:00-22:00 on Monday-Friday and between 8:00-20:00 on Saturday-Sunday. A ticket for students (can be purchased with a student ID card) costs 950 HUF, although prices are lower if you buy season tickets and/or use the pool in special hours, early morning or late evening.
 
 

IS THERE A SUPERMARKET ON THE CAMPUS OR NEAR THE CAMPUS?

In Miskolc, you can find a lot of super- and hypermarkets, all kinds of shops, groceries and markets. The closest places for shopping you can find are a LIDL and a TESCO supermarkets - only within 5-10 minutes of walking.

 

WHICH PLACES ARE WORTH VISITING NEAR MISKOLC?

Miskolc-Tapolca, Lillafüred, Ómassa and the Bükk mountains are waiting for you... ;)