In the 2018/2019 academic year, there were 1.838 million students in Hungary enrolled in full-time public education and higher education studies, preliminary data from the Central Statistical Office (KSH) show.
The number of pupils in primary education fell by 6,200 to 726,000, compared to the previous academic year.
In secondary education the number of students in basic vocational schools was down by 7,800 at 93,900 and also fell by 11,150 to 184,400 in advanced vocational schools.
The number of full-time students decreased even in gymnasiums with a stronger emphasis on academic learning awarding secondary education, where student numbers were down by 400 at 215,600.
In higher education enrolment figures, including evening, part-time and PhD studies, were down by 1,900 at 281,400. Full-time enrolment figures were down by 2,100 at 200,000.
Including adults attending evening courses and pupils requiring specialized teaching methods there are 1.556 million Hungarian in public education in the ongoing academic year.
The business journal Heti Világgazdaság lists at the end of each year the best Hungarian universities for the coming year. This year, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), the University of Szeged and the University of Debrecen are among the top. ELTE also excels when it comes to a detailed list containing the faculties, read more details HERE.
According to Shanghai Ranking, the University of Pannonia in Veszprém has one of the 150 best chemical engineering programs in the world, read more HERE.