What are the languages of instruction in Hungary for foreign students? Most of the programs are offered in English language. Some of the universities have programs in German as well.
Is there any general admission procedure for Hungarian higher education institutions? Each university defines admission procedure on its own, but general process and requirements are similar: - for bachelor’s degree programs: secondary school/high school certificate with the final exam results (with official translation if the original document is not issued in English). Applicants studying in the last year of high school/secondary school can provide certificate stating their status instead of certificate of graduation; - for master’s degree programs: bachelor’s diploma with the final exam results (with official translation if the original document is not issued in English). Applicants studying in the last year of bachelor’s degree can provide certificate stating their status instead of diploma. - for doctoral degree programs: master’s diploma with the final exam results (with official translation if the original document is not issued in English). Applicants studying in the last year of master’s degree can provide certificate stating their status instead of diploma. Besides these documents, some universities and departments can require additional documents (CV, motivation letter, medical certificate, recommendation letter, etc.) and personal attendance in entrance exam held in Hungary or in the office of the local representatives.
Can I get accepted without language certificate (TOEFL, IELTS, etc.) to degree programs? Yes, you can. Most of the universities offer institutional language exams for the applicants who do not have any international language certificate. Candidates who pass this internal language exam can study directly from the first year, but the ones who fail this exam have to study 1-2 semesters in preparation year or foundation program of the university.
How high are the living costs for students in Hungary? Hungary has very low living costs among European Union and Schengen Member States. Budapest is the most expensive city in Hungary, but overall 60-65 % cheaper than London (United Kingdom), 50-55 % cheaper than Paris (France) etc. Other Hungarian cities with universities (Szeged, Debrecen, Pécs, Dunaújváros, Gödöllő, etc.) are around 20-30 % cheaper than Budapest.
Are there any scholarship programs in Hungary for foreign students? There are several options such as: - Scholarship programs offered by special funds. E.g. International Visegrad Fund offers scholarships for certain countries. - Scholarship programs offered by universities. Currently 2 universities offer programs for its foreign students: Central European University and Andrássy University. - Scholarship programs offered by Hungarian government (Hungarian Scholarship Board Office).
Where can i renew my student card in Debrecen?Take tram to Centre (kalvin ter); carry passport, go to Uj Varoshaza.You will need to make an appointment online at ugyintezes.debrecen.hu/papiralapu .Your photo will be taken and you will be given a letter to return to the University. Collect letter with data and take to Education office room 108. Room 108 with give you a temporary ID card. In 4 to 5 months permanent ID will be ready