Jafaar Sakkour


Name: Jafaar Sakkour

Age: 28

Nationality: Syrian

Ambassador of the Faculty of...: Law

Faculty: Faculty of Law

Study programme: Deák Ferenc Doctoral School

Level of study: PhD


Please, choose a quote (from a movie, book, etc.) that best describes you.

"If you find yourself with the majority, know that you are wrong."


When did you start your studies and why did you choose the University of Miskolc?

I started my Phd in 2022 and I chose Miskolc Because it is one of the most important options for international students in Hungary and it supports my academic ambition as well. Its academic system is helpful for students.


What are the places and activities that an international student should definitely try in Miskolc?

I would definitely suggest them to go to Lillafüred and Miskolctaplca also visit the Miskolc Zoo.


What are/were your biggest challenges during your studies and how did you overcome these challenges?

The biggest challenge was to adopt to the lifestyle in miskolc because most of us came from a big cities or vital communities so I tried to strengthen my social circle also tried to invest my time with sports and researching.


What skills and benefits have you already gained from studying at the University of Miskolc?

Empirical researching, creating database and presenting to an audience.


How do you think your Miskolc University degree will help you in your life and career?

I think it will help me a lot. For me, through our study curriculum, I currently know a lot about European laws and how things work here. I think in the future this will help me get a good job opportunity.


What is the most important thing or advice you would recommend to active/future students of the University of Miskolc?

Make the most of your experience at Miskolc in developing yourself humanly, academically and psychologically.


If you could choose a superpower, what would it be and how would you use it to help active/future students of the University of Miskolc?

I think by making everyone speak the same language, I noticed a lot of students have a language barrier in expressing their opinions.