By gaining admittance to the Faculty of Music you will have become one of the commoners of the University of Szeged. The university counts 30 000 member community, a town inside the city. Beside the everyday instrumental practices, a number of programs and varied student’s life awaits in the next five years of your life. One of the advantages of our faculty is may be that it has a familial athmosphere, however be open towards the students of other faculties. The Student’s Government organizes a number of programs where you can meet students from other faculties, eg. at the joint camp for freshmen with the Faculty of Arts students. The students of the two faculties also have common sport’s day called “Szevasz-Tavasz”.
The Student Government also manages faculty nights at various entertainment sites. One of the most favourite sites is the JATE club (university club transl.), where faculty parties for art and music students take place. It also hosts the exam period opening (VINYIT) and closing (VIZIT) parties. Also for Music Faculty students (ZMK students transl.) exclusive “Musician parties” are held at the University Theatre once a month. The activities listed are all free of charge for students of the Faculty of Music.
The greatest event in the life of a ZMK student is the Musician’s Ball, held for the third time last year. The III. Musician’s Ball was held on 13th October 2011, where our students closed the ball season with a live music bash, following a live performance and a nice smorgasbord dinner.
Chamber music groups established by the faculty’s students have regularly performed on the “Legyen a zene mindenkié!” (Let music be for everyone transl.) concert-series in the past five years. Freshmen are welcome to play in the next fall season at the Milenneumi Café.
The town swimming pool is free to be used by university students from 9 p.m.
Our foreign students not only come to know Szeged and its surroundings, but also have the chance to see Budapest and other sights of Hungary, as several tours are organized regularly: day trips to Budapest with sightseeing, visits to the Parliament and visits to the national park at Ópusztaszer.