Study in Hungary



Hungary is a great country with historic urban centers and a picturesque landscape, quality wines, thermal waters and a flourishing culture.Hungary is the main link between Eastern and Western Europe, borders seven countries, and is brimming with culture and natural beauty. Be a part of this exciting country while earning credits towards your degree in Budapest. With CEA, you can choose from a multitude of courses in Economics, Business, Social and Political Sciences and Public Administration, all offered in English.

There are several reasons to choose Hungary as country to study in Hungary :
  • Hungary is a member of the European Union and a Schengen state.
  • The high standard of the programs with the quite favorable tuition fees in international comparison, as well as the affordable cost of living attract more.
  • The Hungarian higher education has 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 centers with international connections cooperating with the universities.
  • Hungarian diplomas are accepted and have a high prestige throughout the world.
  • Hungary is a member of the European Union and a Schengen 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.

    Student Visa Requirements for Study in Hungary

    Students coming from other countries must arrange their student visa before going to Hungary. Please, make sure that your passport is valid for at least 18 month and hand in your application for the student visa well in advance. Arranging your visa may take 60 days, although it is usually issued within 4 weeks.

    These are the necessary documents needed to get a student visa for Hungary.
    1. Visa application form.
    2. Passport (must be valid for at least 18 months, but preferably valid until the end of your studies).
    3. Three passport-size photograph.
    4. Acceptance Letter from the university/college in English and in Hungarian.
    5. Transit visa if needed.
    6. Bank receipt of transfer of tuition fee payment or a Payment Certificate from the university or from College International.
    7. Visa fee (equivalent to ca. USD 50).
    8. The Embassy may ask for your airplane reservation or fare ticket.
    9. The Embassy may ask for a proof of accommodation.