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Study abroad in Hungary for Pakistani students

benefits for Pakistani students to study in Hungary

Hungary has a reputable education system with numerous universities offering high-quality education. Some Hungarian universities are well-ranked internationally that provide a variety of programs taught in English, making it accessible for international students. Compared to many Western European countries, the cost of living and tuition fees in Hungary is relatively affordable. This makes it an attractive option for international students, including those from Pakistan.

  • Hungarian parliament is the 3rd largest parliament in the world
  • Best birding area with 400 bird’s species breeds there
  • Ranks number 8th in the world for the Summer Olympic Games
  • Hungary has 10 national parks and 35 landscape protection areas
  • Hungary is temperate zone with four seasons and winter is coldest one (-4°C) 
  • Ukraine and Austria are included in neighboring countries
  • Hungary is divided into 19 counties
  • Capital and largest city of Hungary is Budapest
  • Hungry is a member of NATO, EU and Schengen Convention

Hungarian Higher Education System For Pakistani Students

  • No of higher education institutes: 65

  • State funding universities: 28

  • Church funding universities: 26

  • Privately funded universities: 11

  • No of courses offered: 500 courses in English, French, and German are offered to international students 

Types Of Higher Education In Hungary

Generally, higher education is offered at two types of higher education institutions: universities and colleges, both of which can offer courses in all three training cycles: bachelor, master, and doctoral.

Study Fields That Students Can Choose To Study In Hungary

Hungarian universities offer a wide range of study fields that students can choose to pursue at its universities and colleges. Some of the popular fields of study include:

  • Economic Science

  • Arts, Arts and Humanities, Arts Education

  • Social Science

  • Sport Science

  • Agricultural Science

  • Teacher Training

  • Computer Science and Information Technology

  • Legal Science

  • Medical and Health Science

  • Engineering Science

  • Natural Science

Degree Programs To Study In Hungary

Most of the courses are offered as bachelors, masters and doctoral degree programs though there are also some integrated (one-tier) courses like veterinary medicine, architecture, dentistry, pharmaceutics, law, and medicine where bachelors and masters are unified. A one-tier program consists of 10-12 semesters (5-6 years).  Here is a list of degree programs offered to Pakistani students in Hungary 

Degree Program 


Postgraduate special training course

1-2 years 

Vocational Training Course

2 years 

Undivided master’s degree programs 

5-6 years 

Bachelor’s degree 

3-4 years 

Master’s degree 

1-2 years 

Doctorate/ PhD Program 

2 +2 (4 years) *

*Duration to complete PhD degree program at Hungarian university takes 4 years. At the end of fourth semester, an exam is taken by the university and after passing it in next two years students conduct research and write thesis.

Grading System In Hungary

At the end of each semester, Hungarian higher institutes evaluate the student’s performance on Hungarian grading system (5-1). ECTS conversion table is used to ensure transferring of grades from between Hungarian and ECTS grading system as shown below 

Latest Scholarships In Hungary For International Students 2024

If you are interested in studying in Hungary on a scholarship, there are several scholarship opportunities available for international students. Prospective students should carefully review the official guidelines and stay updated with the latest information provided by the scholarship authorities or Hungarian educational institutions. Most prominent scholarship program available in Hungary include:

Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Program

This is one of the most well-known scholarship programs in Hungary, funded by the Hungarian government. It offers full scholarships for Bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D. level studies, covering tuition fees, accommodation, health insurance, and a monthly stipend. The program is open to applicants from numerous countries worldwide.

Here are key points about the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Program:

  • Coverage: The scholarship covers various aspects of the students' expenses, including tuition fees, accommodation, health insurance, and a monthly stipend to cover living costs.

  • Academic Levels: Stipendium Hungaricum scholarships are available for undergraduate (Bachelor's), postgraduate (Master's), and doctoral (Ph.D.) studies in a wide range of fields and disciplines offered by Hungarian universities.

  • Eligibility Criteria: Applicants should have a good academic record, meet the specific requirements set by the chosen study program or university, and belong to one of the eligible countries listed by the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Program.

  • Application Deadlines: Application deadline for Hungaricum scholarship program is 15th January 2024.




SZTE Start Scholarship for International Students in Hungary For Bachelors,Masters in the fields of Medical & Pharmacy Apply by 30 Jun 2024
SZTE Start Scholarship for International Students in Hungary For Bachelors in the fields of Art & Design Apply by 30 Jun 2024
SZTE Start Scholarship for International Students in Hungary For Bachelors in the fields of Engineering&Technology Apply by 30 Jun 2024

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