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Geographical location of Debrecen

Debrecen is situated in the eastern part of Central Europe. Within a circle of 1,000 km, measured in linear distance from the city, two dozens of states are accessible.
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How to reach Debrecen



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On roads No. 4, 33, 35, 42, and 47, or M3 highway leading to Görbeháza, and from Görbeháza M35 highway directly leading to Debrecen. The duration of such a journey from the capital is approximately 2-2,5 hours.
At the same time other regional centres can be reached Debrecen: you can reach Miskolc and Nyíregyháza – and through them Slovakia and Ukraine – on highways M35 and M3, or M30. Nevertheless, Debrecen is also a gate to Romania, which you can reach directly on road No. 47 towards the border town of Ártánd.
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Financial services

Debrecen is the economic centre of the North Great Plain Region, and as a result, all the significant financial service providers present in Hungary are also represented in the city.  There are (as of September 2008) a total of 36 bank branches and 87 ATMs (most of which can be used night and day) within the area of the city. 
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Job opportunities for foreigners

Health industry: Debrecen and its metropolitan region has traditionally strong “health industry”, including pharmaceutics, spa and health tourism, medical equipment manufacturing, organic food producing. The local health industry employing approx. 10,000 people at the time and looking for highly qualified foreigners with life science education.
Pharmapolis Debrecen is the cluster of local pharma industry, the University of Debrecen and Debrecen City.
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Housing, buying and renting

In Debrecen and the surrounding settlements, there are many good quality houses and flats to rent or buy in several places (their number can be estimated at several thousands). In the past few years, the housing supply has increased significantly in Debrecen, as several new residential districts have been established, providing numerous, well-equipped, empty flats. There are also on-going apartment building and row-house investments. 
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Possibilities of spending time

Possibilities of spending leisure time in and around Debrecen

Debrecen provides numerous opportunities for making the most of your leisure time, but this can also be said of the immediate and larger environment of the city. Debrecen is the second largest city in Hungary, and the capital of the Northern Great Plain region comprising three counties. However, several functions of the city surpass the borders of the region, in many aspects it plays a national and cross-border role as well. 
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The number of people speaking foreign languages

In the academic year 1987-1988, just before the political transformations in Hungary, only 38% of the students in the secondary schools operated by the Municipality of Debrecen studied English and 19% of the graduates took their final exam in English as well. By comparison, in the academic year 2007-2008, 71% of the students studied English and 59% of the graduates also took their final exam in English. 
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Education in Debrecen


Debrecen, primarily relying on its historical traditions can be considered a true school town, and as a result there is a considerable number of kindergartens, primary schools, grammar schools and vocational high schools. The public education supply is further increased by the fact that there are several towns within a 10-25 km circle, which also have a rich educational infrastructure. (59 kindergartens, 52 primary schools, 9 grammar schools and 7 vocational high schools).
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Special education programmes



Special education programmes in the municipally maintained educational institutions of Debrecen
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Associations in Debrecen

Associations for non-Hungarian speakers in Debrecen
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Accomodation


A wide range of accommodation is offered to people visiting Debrecen and its surroundings. Based on the requirements of visitors, they can stay in long standing or brand new three- or four-star hotels, elegant pensions, cosy guests-houses or pleasant campsites. The world standard health and spa centres as well as the wellness centres and hotels connected with them offer relaxation and recreation rich in experiences for every age-group.
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Healthcare services


A wide range of accommodation is offered to people visiting Debrecen and its surroundings. Based on the requirements of visitors, they can stay in long standing or brand new three- or four-star hotels, elegant pensions, cosy guests-houses or pleasant campsites. The world standard health and spa centres as well as the wellness centres and hotels connected with them offer relaxation and recreation rich in experiences for every age-group.
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Shopping

Apart from the numerous cultural experiences and enjoying the local culinary art visitors who go to the local shops and shopping malls for window-shopping or shopping can leave for home with pleasant experiences and full bags. In the main street of our town and in the pleasant back-street in the city centre there are a continuous line of clothes’ shops, jeweller’s and souvenir shops, bookshops, drugstores, perfumeries where apart from products at reasonable prices more expensive high quality goods and internationally known items are sold.
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27. June 2017, Tuesday
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