Baja’s only higher education establishment is Eötvös József Fiskola, and it plays a crucial role in the cultural, educational, and scientific life of Baja. The institution was founded by Baron József Eötvös in 1870. Over the decades, it has trained many hundreds of teachers to a very high standard to work in Hungarian and National Minority Language schools. It is one of Baja’s oldest and most accomplished educational institutions, with a history going back over 140 years.
There is a wide range of cultural programs and sports activities organized for the students of Eötvös József Főiskola. For all first-year students, a week of activities is organized in Baja and Magyaregregy before the academic year begins. A whole week of fun and games, where students can get to know each other and learn about college life. A formal evening ball is organized for first-year students in the main Hall of the Engineering and Economics Faculty. All students take the ‘Fresher’s Oath', which is then followed by music and dancing. Near the end of November, teams of students and lecturers compete against each other in five different sports: table tennis, table football, floorball, volleyball, and football. The college organizes this nightly sports event each year, which is becoming more and more popular every year. Student Day: A day which students and their lecturers spend together without any formal learning. During the day, community programs, games, and sports activities are organized, followed by music and concerts in the evening. Sports activities students can choose from many different sports activities.