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1. Grants and scholarships



2. Helpful websites for studying or working





3. General Application Deadlines


  • For applying for a scholarship:
  • There is no information up for 2012/2013 yet but the 2011 year application deadline was the 15th of April.


  • For studying without a scholarship: For study programmes whose language of instruction is English the application deadlines vary largely. In general international students are requested to submit their applications one semester in advance. In Hungary the fall semester begins in from the first half of September and goes until the end of January. The spring semester begins from the first half of February and goes until the end of June.


4. Student Visa Process and Deadlines


  • You can download an application form from
  • Regulations on a stay exceeding 90 days fall within the competence of national authorities. Foreign nationals requesting entry to Hungary with a purpose of a long stay may submit a residence permit
  • Application. In case of successful application, s/he will get a visa authorizing him/her to a single
  • Entry for receiving a residence permit and to stay for maximum 30 days in Hungary.  Once in Hungary the residence permit application can be submitted directly to the regional directorate of the office of Immigration and Nationality in Hungary (Two offices in Budapest
  • For a student visa the application is usually processed within 15 days.
    • As a general rule, the regional directorate processes the application within 30 days. It is recommendable to apply for the residence permit on time, at the latest 60 days after arrival to Hungary