There are 3 higher education institutions in Nyíregyháza, the largest of which is the University of Nyíregyháza. The university, which consists of 12 institutions, currently has almost 4,000 students. These institutions offer more than 80 undergraduate and master’s degrees, including agricultural engineering, food engineering, economic informatics, and engineering informatics.
It operates dual training for many undergraduate courses, providing training at professionally qualified companies. In the case of dual training, the participating company also formally teaches the students during the training in a pre-determined way, closely related to the curriculum of the higher education institution. With the help of this training system, a new workforce of higher education can enter the world of work immediately, without any further trainings or additional financial expenditure.