The University of Debrecen (Hungary)

The University of Debrecen with more than 30.000 students, 14 faculties and 1500 teaching staff members is the natural centre of research and higher educational activities in Eastern Hungary. Being one of the most prestigious and largest universities of Hungary, the University of Debrecen has been awarded the title of elite research university. Besides its widespread training activities (BA in Sociology and Social Work, MA in Sociology and Social Policy, PhD programme), the Department of Sociology and Social Policy has specialized on the fields of the youth sociology, employment policy, world of labour and it focuses its research activities on these issues. The Department has successfully built a large network of civil organizations, social political institutes, and all kinds of social service providers and continuously organizes trainings and other professional activities for them.