The premier law school of Hungary, our Faculty considers
priority its topmost priority. The requirements for the content of education
and the instructors’ work are laid down in our Regulations.
The dominant majority of the instructors have an
academic degree. Habilitation is among the preconditions for professorial
The Faculty has established an Award
of Excellence, entitled The Textbook of
the Year to honour outstanding quality in the creation of textbooks.
To win the award a textbook has to have noteworthy scholarly value, has to be
digestible by the students and it has to satisfy certain requirements in its
The Faculty has founded what it calls the Social
Council. Its key task is to convey to the Faculty the needs
of the legal profession and the labour market so that the curricula and the
everyday practice of education could be shaped accordingly.
The students’ scholarly circles
are an important component of quality education. A considerable number of
students participate in them and the professional standards are high. Several
students of the Faculty have fared well at the competitions of the National
Conference of Students’ Scholarly Circles.
The primary mission of the Bibó István Special
College is to help students to choose the
branch of scholarship they intend to focus on and with time they should be able
to become experts on that field. The members of the special college attend
courses and seminars in small groups and are taught how to analyse legal cases
and political dilemmas. They also have access to tutorials and take part in
field work. At the tutorials they are treated like “private students.” The
extracurricular activities (hiking, culture evenings, film clubs, concerts and
sports days) help team building and the cultivation of collegiate traditions.