Brief history of Department of Automobiles and Vehicle Manufacturing

The Department of Automobiles and Vehicle Manufacturing was established on 01 January 2013 by integrating the Department of Automobiles (established in 1961) and the Department of Vehicle Manufacturing and Repairing (established in 1953). The two united competence fields cover the design, the operation and the manufacturing of vehicles and components. These areas are represented both in the education and in the research activities of the department.

History of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME)

1635 – Péter Pázmány, Primate – Archbishop of Hungary, founds the first Hungarian University of the New Age at Nagyszombat

Late 18th century – The University moves to Buda and becomes the University of Buda.

1782 – Emperor Joseph II establishes the Institutum Geometricum as par