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Study in Hungary for Pakistani Students Complete Guide
Hungary is landlocked, in the Carpathian Basin. Its two longest rivers, called the Danube and Tisza, divide Hungary into three parts: Transdanubia (to the west of the Danube), the plain between the Danube and Tisza Rivers, and the Trans-Tisza (to the east of the Tisza). The ‘mountains’ of Hungary are in fact hills.
Study in Hungary from Pakistan
There are several reasons for choosing Hungary as a country to study, but the key reasons for studying in Hungary can be classified in the following terms: Firstly, the tradition and past of Hungarian universities even as a member of EU countries The lower study and living costs compared to costs in other EU and North American countries Life facilities in Hungary 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 postgraduate (Ph.D., DLA) programs in English. There are several scientific research centers with international connections cooperating with the universities.
Admission & Counselling Details for Hungary
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In Hungary Four courses are being offered:
- Foundation/Diploma This is a 10-24 Months Degree
- Bachelor This is 4 – 4 Years Degree
- Master, This is 1 – 2 Years Degree
- PhD This is 2 – 5 Years Degree
The Approximated Cost of tuition per year in Hungary is:
- Diploma €2,000-€4,000*
- Bachelors €6,000-€7,000*
- Masters €10,000-€13,000*
- Ph.D. €15,000-€22,000*
Sessions in a Year
In Hungary three Sessions in a Year:
- January Apply by October
- July(Business Program) Apply by March
- October Apply by June
Q: What is the Annual Cost of living?
Ans: €12,000 per year*
Q: When do I need to apply?
Ans: four months prior to the commencement of the program.
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1. Higher Education and Degree Structure
Universities in Hungary generally award both college- and university-level courses. In the old system, college-level training lasts three to four years, whereas a university degree takes at least four years to complete, and can be up to six years with medical programs. Further, studies at universities in Hungary were split into three stages roughly corresponding to the bachelor, master, and Ph.D. courses, Degrees in Hungarian higher education follow the international standard set by the Bologna Process. This means that, apart from certain vocational degrees awarded by non-university and college institutions in Hungary, degrees conform to the standard of bachelor, master, and Ph.D. degrees.
This means that Hungary’s degrees are more widely comparable on the international market, and also that students have the option to pursue a master’s degree in a different field than their bachelors.
Living Cost and Study Plan
Living costs are relatively low in Hungary, and while tuition fees are not insignificant, they are much lower than those charges in countries such as the US or UK. As an example, fees are as follows:
- €2,500-4,200 (US$3,400-5,700) per semester for a bachelor’s degree;
- €3,000-5,000 (4,000-6,800) for a master’s degree; €4,500-5,500
- ($6,000-7,400) for a PhD. The university advises budgeting around €60 ($80) per month for health insurance, €200-500 ($270-680) for rented accommodation, and €200 ($270) per month for utility bills. Some scholarships for international students are available from the Hungarian Scholarship Board.
3. Advantages of studying in Hungary
Hungary is one of the best places to study, being that the country is a member of the European Union and also a Schengen State. The tuition fees are relatively affordable, compared to most other parts of Europe.
Also, living costs are relatively low compared to the rest of Europe. You can study in English at a number of Universities in Hungary courses are taken 100% in English medium but students will still have to learn the Hungarian Language for easy communication within the country. You can study in Hungary without IELTS or TOEFL.
4. International Students in Hungary
The majority of foreign students in Budapest, Hungary arrive from neighboring countries such as Romania, Slovakia, and Ukraine. Nonneighboring countries from which large numbers of international students in Hungary come: Germany, Norway, Asia, and Iran, which are represented in higher numbers at the full-time programs in Hungary each year. In addition to the above mentioned full-time programs, as Hungary is becoming a more and more popular study abroad destination, there are thousands of foreign students that study in Hungary in one of the various Erasmus programs, the nationalities of which include Spanish, Italian, French, Turkish, Greek, Cypriot, Polish and starting 2010 an increase in students arriving from the UK. Hungarian embassies issue education visas are easier than other European Union and the Schengen Member States. A residence permit issued in Hungary for foreign students allows them to travel to other Schengen countries without any visa. A number of low costs flights connect Hungarian cities to other countries and are popular travel destinations. There are employment opportunities in European Union during education years and after graduation.