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Mayor’s Welcome

Our Distinguished Visitors, 

On the behalf of the public servants of Debrecen and as the mayor of the city I do welcome You to the official home page of the city. This beautiful jewel in the heart of the Carpathian Basin is a cultural, economic and scientific centre which enchants all Visitors, either seeking refreshing peace and relaxing comfort or social vitality and cultural dynamism.     more>>


Culture and Entertainment

Debrecen is one of the cultural and social centres of Hungary for almost half a century, and has been dedicated to establish and maintain a remarkable and outstanding cultural credo. Since 1538 the most marvellous minds of Hungarian culture and science learned in the famous Reformed College. The Museum of the College has an outstanding collection of 17 000 pieces and its library owns distinctive book rarities, while its collection of embroidery and goldsmith’s crafts also offers a unique experience. The Kölcsey Conference Center, one of the largest ones in the country, was opened in 2006 and hosted a number of national and international stars, at the same time its hall and gallery regularly houses distinctive and unique exhibitions.             >> more >>

The City Hall

Just as in all habitations in Hungary, the public services and offices of the city of Debrecen are estabished on a strong, self-sustaining and self-supporting local government which also emphasizes its own communal functions and roles. These important social and political roles are based on the modifications of the Constitution launched in 1990. more >>


The history of this marvelous city shows its importance and magnificence although the centuries, and also serves as the basis for the distinctive and exceptionally rich cultural and historical life of Debrecen. The city and its region was already inhabited in the ancient times, as up to the arrival of the wandering Hungarians in the 9th century A.D. a number of various nations and ethnic groups lived here. As a result of this, the margins of the contemporary city often functioned as border territories among major empires and nations.   more >>

Tourist Information

Debrecen is one of the most vivid and coziest nooks in Hungary: this city is a unique and outstanding whirlpool of a dynamic cultural and intellectual heritage and of an effective and successful economic life. The centuries’ old traditions and the most recent technical and scientific innovations enhancing each other make Debrecen a nationally and internationally renowned city.       >> more >>


How to Reach Debrecen:
The region of Hajdúság and its centre, Debrecen can be reached easily by several means of transportation.    more>>


Debrecen is extremely proud of its centuries’s old traditions and heritage in education, that is why the city pays considerable attention to this public sector from lower to higher levels as well. As a result of this Debrecen is not only a regional and national, but an international centre of education, especially on higher levels. Several thousands of foreign students choose Debrecen as their educational destination year after year.  more >>
22. August 2017, Tuesday
Menyhért, Mirjan