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Admission Requirements for Hungary Universities for Pakistani Students 2021

undergraduate and postgraduate admission requirements to study abroad in Hungary for Pakistani Students

Hungary is known as a safe haven for international students with lowest crime rate in Europe. Getting education from Hungary will lead you towards a progressive path and will give an insight into rich historic background of its higher education system. Hungary’s geographical place is contributing to its attraction for international students. It is neighbor of Romania and Slovakia and some Schengen state. Hungary is Schengen State and a European Union member. Hungary is an economically and academically flourished European country which is offering English taught, German taught and Hungarian taught courses for under graduate and post graduate students. Below is a complete guide explaining the admissions criteria in Hungary for Pakistani students:


Admission in Hungary for Under Graduate Programs 2021 Guide fr Pakistani Students:


  • Entry Test Requirements:

The under graduate students have to pass standard education test called Matura /Érettségi Bizonyítvány (Secondary Education Graduation Certificate). 


  • Language Proficiency Test Requirement: 

For admission in English Taught Course: If the candidate applying for admissions is not from English speaking country, he has to pass IELTS or TOEFL. At least gain 6.5 bands in IELTS and 70 - 90 in TOEFL test. For admissions in German Course: The students have to pass German proficiency test. For admissions in Hungarian language a Hungarian language proficiency test certificate is required.


  • Method of Applying:

Admissions of international students for under graduate programs are processed in two methods. The students can choose one method of application. The two methods are: the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) or the Common Application.


  • Degree Requirement:

High School diploma


  • Documents Requirement:

Transcript of high school records, certificates and recommendation letters if any. 


  • Fee for undergraduate programs:

EU students can study free in Hungary. The average fee ranges from 1000 to 3000 Euro per academic year for non-EU students. 


  • Latest Scholarships 2021 and fee grants by Hungarian Universities for Pakistani Students:

Many Hungarian scholarships like Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme, Bilateral State Scholarships and EEA Grants Scholarships are run by Hungarian Government. The students get fee waivers, living expenditure and grants to study in Hungarian higher education institutes. You have to get your eligibility information for these scholarships from Study abroad Consultants at our website. 


Admissions in Hungary for Post Graduate Programs:


  • Entry Test Requirement:

Some Hungarian intuitions will require an entry test but not all. The tests will assess your abilities by face to face Skype interview with university’s authorities. 


  • Language Proficiency Test Requirement:

If you have done your degree in English then English language proficiency test is not a requirement in Hungarian Universities. The entrance tests will also assess your English speaking skills. Otherwise language proficiency requirement is that students must earn at least 6.5 bands in IELTS and 70 to 90 in TOEFL test. For German taught course German language proficiency test certificate is required and for Hungarian taught courses Hungarian proficiency test certificate is required.


  • Degree Requirement:

A bachelor’s degree or equivalent diploma translated in English or German language, transcript of academic records, certificates and recommendations letters if any and a four-year undergraduate degree is a requirement to apply for a one-year Master’s.


  • Method of Applying: 

The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) or the Common Application methods are used to apply for admissions in Hungarian Universities. The students can use either one of them both. 


  • Documents Requirement:

Transcript of your academic records. The Universities will specifically check the grades in the subjects you are taking admissions in Hungarian University as your major subject.


  • Fee for Post Graduate Programs:

Non EU students have to pay fee to study in Hungarian Universities. Studies in Hungary are cheap cost as compare to other developed European States. On average an international students has to pay 2000 Euros per year. 


  • Scholarships and Fee Grants:

Stipendium Hungaricum, Bilateral State Scholarships, Erasmus+, CEEPUS and EEA Grants Scholarships are Hungarian Government run scholarships programs. Those give grants to students for living cost, fee cost and travel expenditures. 


  • Entry Test requirement:

Most probably an oral exam or interview will be taken. You might even have to travel to Hungary for this. A personal statement outlining your interest in PhD study course will be required along with application form.


  • Language Proficiency Test requirement:

You will have to prove your proficiency in language for the course you are taking admission in Hungarian University. IELTS and TOEFL bands will be specified by University administrations for English taught courses. For German taught courses German proficiency test certificate is required and for Hungarian taught courses Hungarian language proficiency test certificate is required.


  • Degree Requirement:

Masters Degree record including some information on the content of your course and the qualification gained and their grades. 


  • Method of Applying:

For doctoral programs the candidates can apply directly at online websites of Hungarian Universities.


  • Documents Requirement:

you personal statement explaining your area of interest in PHD study, academic and professional references and transcript of your academic records, certificates and a CV of your professional experience if any. 


  • Fee for PhD Programs:

Different Hungarian Universities are charging different fees which may vary between €5,000 and 15,000 per year on average.


  • Scholarships and Fee Grants:

There are several scholarships programs in Hungarian Universities for PhD students which include: ECDC Training Fellowship Programme (EPIET & EUPHEM) for International Students, 2019, Joint Research Scholarship Program for EU Citizens at Eötvös Loránd University in Hungary, IAS Junior/Senior Core Fellowships at Central European University in Hungary, 2021 and IAS CEU Thyssen Research Fellowships for International Students in Hungary, 2021 and many more. You have to check Hungarian University’s websites for more scholarship offers and their details.


International Students Require the Following General Documents for Admissions in Hungarian Universities

Complete application form.

Complete Transcript of Academic Record of Diplomas and Certificates.

A CV with detail.

Scan of your passport.

Evidence of professional experience, if required by the University/College.

Recommendation letters if required by University/College.

Evidence of English-language proficiency for courses delivered in English, or a Hungarian language certificate if you are opting for a course delivered in Hungarian.

Application Deadlines for Admissions in Hungarian Universities

SEPTEMBER INTAKE: Submissions start from 30th of May to Final: 30th of June

FEBRUARY INTAKE: Submissions start from 15th of October to Final: 30th of November

NOTE: The students must complete the documents requirement before the application submission starts because no application will be accepted after the deadline ends. 

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