How to apply to a University to Study in Hungary?
Studying in Hungary is a popular destination for international students because of its affordability and multicultural student environment.
Hungary is one of those European countries, where the Visa ratio is quite good for international students. Additionally, you fulfil basic criteria for any programme, it’s very rare, that your application gets a rejection from the university or laterally from Embassy. Above all, study Gap is acceptable for up to 5 to 6 years.
In the meantime, There is a wide range of international courses available at the Bachelor’s level to Study in Hungary. While, the medium of instruction is English for these courses and programmes. Subsequently, the applicant has completed 12 years of education with 45% marks. Then, he can apply For Bachelor Programs or Pathway programs.
While Universities in Hungary offer a range of international masters programmes, where the medium of instruction is English. Hence with 16 Years of Education, an applicant can apply for Master Programs.
In general, Here is step by step guide to apply to a University to Study in Hungary.
Find a Hungarian University
We have mentioned the universities particularly where you can get admission without IELTS to Study in Hungary.
So that, You can choose a university and courses for yourself. Shortlist more than one course. As, you can apply for at least three courses at the same university. In order that, you can enhance your chances to get admission to a programme.
Use Study Finder
Study finder is a national database that updates the record regularly of all universities and courses in Hungary.
You can shortlist a List of universities and Relevant programmes with your previous studies using the database Study finder. It provides information about study programmes in English and other foreign languages offered by Hungarian Higher Education Institutions.
University entry requirements
Check entry requirements and deadlines for the shortlisted courses. Admission criteria differ from one university to another in Hungary.
Depending on your chosen study programme, Hungarian universities might ask for additional documents.
Additionally, You have to be accurate and specific about university entry requirements and always double-check.
Submission of application
Hungary doesn’t use a unified application system, which means you’ll need to follow the instructions available on the website of your chosen Hungarian university.
Students can submit their applications either electronically or by mailing their documents directly to the institution.
These are documents you should submit, to get admission to a University to Study in Hungary.
- Secondary School Certificate (ISSC).
- Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC).
- Bachelors Certificate & Transcript.
- Masters Certificate & Transcript.
- The evidence of English language proficiency.
- Passport & CV & Motivation Letter.
- Completed and signed admission form.
- At least two Reference/ Recommendation letters from teachers and employers. (at least one from your former teacher) with the name, email address and/or phone numbers of the recommender are indicated on the letter. Certified by Notary Public.
- Recent passport size photographs.
Applications can be submitted at the university web portal.
Pay Application fee. It varies from 150 EUR – 300 EUR. It’s non refundable.
To study an English-taught degree in Hungary, you must provide official evidence of your current English language level.
There are English language foundation courses for international students and Duration of English Preparatory Courses depends upon the applicant’s English Language Skills. It can be 6 months to a 2-year course.
You do not need IELTS to get admission to a foundation course. But, You have to pinpoint the bachelor’s degree course, which you are supposed to study after completing the English language foundation course.
You might need to show English language certificate at the time of admission process of bachelor’s degree course, if your English fluency is not up to the mark.
International students should check out the application dates and other important deadlines on the official university websites.
On the other hand, general deadlines can be followed by clicking here: How’s Hungarian education set up?
Receive Acceptance Letter
Your application has been submitted successfully. Now wait to receive confirmation from the university and Pay the tuition fee. The University issues a letter of acceptance once tuition fee has been paid.
Now you should prepare documents for submission in the embassy.
Processing time is one Month to get Study Permit.
In conclusion, Submit all documents to the embassy or consulate of Hungary.
Consult Studies Abroad provides special attention to student course selection procedures by highlighting their past academic records to avoid error-free application.
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