Stipendium Hungaricum

The application for the 2023/2024 academic year is closed!

Mission of the scholarship 

The Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship programme was launched in 2013 by the Hungarian Government. The core mission of the programme is to increase the number of international students in Hungary and to encourage Hungarian higher education institutions to attract more students from abroad.

Thousands of students from over 70 sending partner countries engaged in this programme apply for higher educational studies in Hungary each year. In the academic year 2020/2021 over 5000 international students began their studies in Hungary, in the framework of the Stipendium Hungaricum programme.

More information 

More information on the scholarship programme can be found under:
For the application procedure visit this site:
For the University’s profile visit:

Call for Application for BA/MA and doctoral programmes. Statement of the Supervisor not required for the applications.

Operational Regulations (last modified: 23/09/2022)

Available study programmes

Detailed information about these programmes as well as the application forms can be found in the “Study programmes in foreign languages” section of the website.

Provisions Covered by the Scholarship

  • Tuition-free education: exemption from the payment of tuition fee
  • Monthly stipend: non-degree, bachelor’s, master’s and one-tier master’s level: monthly amount of HUF 43,700 (cca EUR 130) contribution to the living expenses in Hungary, for 12 months a year, until the completion of studies
  • Accommodation contribution: free dormitory place or a contribution of HUF 40,000/month to accommodation costs for the whole duration of the scholarship period (Please note that if the student does not live in the dormitory, the HUF 40,000/month is a contribution to that rental costs, and in bigger cities – especially in the capital city – this contribution would not cover the full amount of rental costs.)
  • Medical insurance: health care services according to the relevant Hungarian legislation (Act LXXX of 1997, national health insurance card) and supplementary medical insurance for up to HUF 65,000 (cca EUR 195) a year/person

Please bear in mind that these provisions are only a contribution to the living expenses of the Scholarship Holders. It means that it does not fully cover all the costs of living and the students need to add their own financial resources in order to cover all living expenses in Hungary. All applicants are highly advised to check the expected living expenses both in Hungary and in the city that they wish to live in before applying; please do check our Cost of Living Calculator by clicking here:

Indicative timeline

Indicative timeline

Contact Information

For further information please visit the official Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship website:
If you have any further question, then please do not hesitate to contact Ms Szilvia Strack at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




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