Education, Tradition, Innovation. 250 years of Semmelweis University. Chief editor Péter Sótonyi, editor László Molnár.
The article commemorates Aladár Kettesy, professor of ophthalmology at the University of Debrecen, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his taking over the management of the Eye Clinic at the University of Debrecen, initially as a trustee. In addition to the achievements in medical and scientific work, the memoir highlights the personality of the professor and emphasises his great importance in the history of ophthalmology in Hungary.
The higher education in Kolozsvár (Cluj-Napoca) started in the XVIII century. Maria Terézia founded the first Hungarian University with a Medical Faculty in 1769, and the idea to found a second one emerged soon.