About Hungary

Why study in Hungary

There are several reasons to choose Hungary as country to study in but the most important reasons to study in Hungary can be classified in below terms:

  • Firstly tradition and background of Hungarian universities also as a member of EU countries
  • The lower cost of study and living in comparison to costs in other EU and North American countries
  • Life facilities in Hungary
  • The Hungarian higher educationhas a considerable history. The first university in Hungary was established more than 600 years ago. Today the number of universities and colleges – state and non-state (private and religious, recognized by the state) are over ten in Budapest only, many of them offering graduate (B.Sc., M.Sc.) and post graduate (Ph.D., DLA) programs in English. There are several scientific research centres with international connections cooperating with the universities.
  • Hungarian diplomasare accepted and have a high prestige throughout the world.

The high standard of the programs with the quite favourable tuition fees in international comparison, as well as the affordable cost of living attract more and more international students to Budapest.

  • Hungary is a member of the European Union and a Scheme state. Higher education is conducted according to the Bologna System enabling students to transfer from one EU University to the other. Diplomas are consequently accepted everywhere in the European Union.
  • Higher education has strong traditions with institutions operating for hundreds of years in some cases. The oldest Hungarian university is the University of Pecs operating since 1367 but the City of Debrecen has the longest continuous history of higher education operating continuously since 1538.
  • Hungary is a relatively safe country with a low rate of violent crime.

Fees and living costs are relatively low compared to the rest of Europe.

Universities & College
  • Budapest University of Technology and Economics
  • University of Szeged
  • Semmelweis University
  • Corvinus University of Budapest
  • Eotvos Lorand University
  • University of Pecs
  • University of Debrecen
  • Budapest Business School
  • University of Miskolc
  • Obuda university
  • Central European University
  • University of Kaposvar
  • University of West Hungary
  • The Hungarian University
Student Visa Requirements

To apply student visa following are requirements.

  • Good Academics
  • IELTS  is not mandatorybut will be preferred otherwise student should be good in English
  • Proof of Financeto support education
  • Genuine Intentions to Study in Hungary

Indian students can apply for visa entitling them for residence permit from India. It cannot be arranged in Hungary. The following documents are sent to the student by the University for visa application with express mail:

  1. Original copy of the Admission Letter
  2. Visa supporting letter written in Hungarian, addressed to the Hungarian Embassy, certifying that the student had paid his/her fees and will have access to accommodation upon arrival. It also states the number of his/her insurance contract.
  3. A copy of the insurance contract. A valid health insurance is a precondition for registration for courses.

The visa application is recommended to be submitted as soon as the students have received their letter because of the length of the visa procedure.