Eötvös Loránd University

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Public research university in Budapest, Hungary

About Eötvös Loránd University

According to Wikipedia, Eötvös Loránd University is a Hungarian public research university based in Budapest. Founded in 1635, ELTE is one of the largest and most prestigious public higher education institutions in Hungary. The 28,000 students at ELTE are organized into nine faculties, and into research institutes located throughout Budapest and on the scenic banks of the Danube. ELTE is affiliated with 5 Nobel laureates, as well as winners of the Wolf Prize, Fulkerson Prize and Abel Prize, the latest of which was Abel Prize winner László Lovász in 2021.

What Is Eötvös Loránd University Known For?

Eötvös Loránd University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Eötvös Loránd University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Eötvös Loránd University's Most Influential Alumni?

Eötvös Loránd University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Psychology. Here are some of Eötvös Loránd University's most famous alumni:

John von Neumann
John von Neumann
A Hungarian-American mathematician and polymath.
Paul Erdős
Paul Erdős
A Hungarian mathematician .
George Pólya
George Pólya
A Hungarian mathematician.
László Lovász
László Lovász
A Hungarian mathematician.
Karl Polanyi
Karl Polanyi
An Economist, philosopher and historian.
Michael Polanyi
Michael Polanyi
A Hungarian-British polymath.
Ignaz Semmelweis
Ignaz Semmelweis
A Hungarian physician, early pioneer of antiseptic procedures . Ignaz Semmelweis is introduced hand disinfection standards, in obstetrical clinics .
Karl Mannheim
Karl Mannheim
A Hungarian-German philosopher and sociologist .
John Harsanyi
John Harsanyi
A Hungarian economist .
Frigyes Riesz
Frigyes Riesz
A Hungarian mathematician who made fundamental contributions to functional analysis.
Endre Szemerédi
Endre Szemerédi
A Hungarian-American mathematician and theoretical computer scientist.
Pál Turán
Pál Turán
A Hungarian mathematician.