Stipendium Hungaricum News

Latest updates regarding the COVID-19 related restrictions and regulations

September 21st, 2020

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September 1st, 2020

Latest regulations related to entering Hungary

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August 19th, 2020

Procedures regarding the rules of entering Hungary and special medical examination for non-Hungarian students and higher education staff

We would like to inform you about the latest procedures on the rules of entering Hungary and the special medical examinations for non-Hungarian students and higher education staff.

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August 10th, 2020

Latest information on entry to Hungary - Travel with D type visa

According to Government Decree 341/2020. (VII. 12.), foreign students travelling to Hungary with long-stay „D” type visas are treated in the same way as Hungarian citizens. On this basis, foreign citizens who are granted D-type visa can enter Hungary without submitting a special request prior to their arrival, under the conditions that apply to the category of the country where they come from.

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July 23rd, 2020

Important note - Misleading e-mail on behalf of TPF

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July 20th, 2020

New travel restrictions for entering Hungary introduced on 15 July 2020

As of 15 July 2020, the Government of Hungary introduces new entry restrictions. According to Government Decree 341/2020. (VII. 12.) countries are classified into “red”, “yellow” and “green” categories, based on the severity of the COVID situation in each. Most of the countries participating in the Stipendium Hungaricum programme are classified into the "red" category, you can find the full list below.

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July 7th, 2020

Students’ Garden opened at Szent István University, Gödöllő

State Secretary Orsolya Pacsay-Tomassich visited Szent István University to see the Students’ Garden (Hallgatók kertje), the new and innovative project of the university’s Stipendium Hungaricum students.

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June 19th, 2020

Latest news related to Covid-19 – State of emergency terminated in Hungary

We would like to inform you about the latest updates regarding the Covid-19 pandemic and related measures in Hungary.

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June 12th, 2020

Second phase of protective measures – adhering to general precautions remains important

We would like to inform you about the new regulations that came into force/continue to apply in the second phase of the protective measures relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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May 19th, 2020

Easing of curfew restrictions in Budapest

We would like to inform you about the new rules that took effect on Monday, following Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s announcement of the easing of curfew restrictions imposed in Budapest due to the novel coronavirus.

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May 25th, 2020

Message from Széchenyi István University, Győr

Did you apply to Széchenyi István University? Watch the video message of Dr Eszter Lukács PhD, Vice-Rector for Educational Affairs and learn more about the university and the city!

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May 15th, 2020

SH MENTORSHIP: Are you mentor material?

The Stipendium Hungaricum Mentor Network is looking to appoint 300 mentors from 14 institutions for semesters of 2020 and 2021. Interested? Read on to find out more! If you have outstanding problem solving skills and excellent communication skills in English, enjoy helping foreigners with integration and would like to participate in organising community, cultural and tourism programmes on a regular basis, you might just be right for the position! Among other benefits, the mentorship offers professional training, allowances and a chance to practice English as a working language.

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May 13th, 2020

Next Call for Application of the Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship programme for the academic year of 2021/2022

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May 5th, 2020

Important information for Scholarship Holders regarding the expiry and renewal of residence permits

We would like to inform you, that the National Directorate-General for Aliens Policing has introduced new provisions regarding the expiry and renewal of residence permits.

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May 5th, 2020

Update on the curfew restriction

The previously announced curfew restriction has been modified by the Hungarian Government and will remain in force until further notice.

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April 20th, 2020

Call for Application for Stipendium Hungaricum dissertation scholarship for doctoral students graduating in the Spring semester of the 2019/2020 academic year

Tempus Public Foundation (TPF) announces a dissertation scholarship application for Stipendium Hungaricum doctoral students who have obtained their pre-degree certificate (absolutorium) in the academic year 2019/2020 but have not yet received their doctoral degree. The period of scholarship is until they receive their degree for a maximum of 12 months.

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April 15th, 2020

SH day trips to explore Hungary- Stipendium Hungaricum student life

We believe that while staying in our country, it is important for SH students to experience the culture and make memories worth keeping long after they have completed their studies here and returned to their home countries.

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April 2nd, 2020

Here’s how the COVID-19 situation affects SH students’ lives

Your rights and options as a scholarship holder during the coronavirus pandemic.

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March 27th, 2020

Coronavirus Update: PM Orbán announces restrictions on movement in Hungary between March 28 and April 11

The new government measures covering the whole country will come into effect between March 28 and April 11. "This is something that people should be able to live with," the prime minister said.

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March 27th, 2020

Social distancing and other useful tips

Here’s what you can do to stay safe and calm during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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March 19th, 2020

State of Emergency

State Secretary Orsolya Pacsay-Tomassich emphasized the importance of taking precautions to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.

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March 14th, 2020

Coronavirus - Latest news II.

As per the related Hungarian laws and EU regulations, border control between Hungary and the Republic of Slovenia, and between Hungary and the Republic of Austria will be reestablished with temporary effect.

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March 14th, 2020

Coronavirus – Latest news I.

Entry is denied to travelers arriving from the following countries: Italy, China, South-Korea and Iran.

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February 29th, 2020

Ambassador of Algeria to Hungary welcomed State Secretary Orsolya Pacsay-Tomassich

State Secretary Orsolya Pacsay-Tomassich attended the reception held in honour of Algerian Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship holders.

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February 21st, 2020

Internationalization and Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship at the University of Pécs

The internationalization of the University of Pécs was also a major discussion point during the visit of State Secretary Orsolya Pacsay-Tomassich to this beautiful city: the Stipendium Hungaricum programme offers a large variety of development opportunities for the institute.

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February 19th, 2020

Welcome to the 20th Francophone Festival

Francophone culture is celebrated all across Hungary between 26 February and 8 April

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February 17th, 2020

SH programme to build bridges between countries

Many cultures were represented at this colourful event.

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February 12th, 2020

Honouring Tunisian students in Hungary

The event included a great presentation of Tunisian culture with talented musicians, an amazing live music act and beautiful traditional dresses.

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February 7th, 2020

MentorFactor 2020: congratulations to all the winners!

The MentorFactor 2020 event was hosted aboard the A38 ship - an amazing venue for an equally amazing event!

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February 7th, 2020

75 years of diplomatic relations with Mongolia

An anniversary is always a great occasion to celebrate: this time, State Secretary Orsolya Pacsay-Tomassich discussed the celebration plans of the 75th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Hungary and Mongolia with Ambassador Zeneemyadar Batbayar.

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February 5th, 2020

International relationships

International relationships: SH programmes with Pakistan and Algeria

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January 24th, 2020

SH Programme at the University of Kaposvár

Possibilities of expanding the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme at the University of Kaposvár.

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January 23rd, 2020

The Day of the Hungarian Culture

The 22nd of January is the official Day of Hungarian Culture: on this day, we celebrate the written literature and poetry and also honour the famous writers and poets of Hungary.

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December 29th, 2019

Hidden gems of the Capital

This article includes some of the highly amazing hidden spots of Budapest, not the main tourist attractions. Even though I am sure that these unusual treasures will indeed amaze you.

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December 17th, 2019

The University of Pécs takes action against PET bottles

The University of Pécs is the first among Hungarian higher education institutions to stop purchasing plastic PET bottled water and drinks. Seventy free water filling stations will be installed instead.

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April 17th, 2020

Information for Kyrgyz students

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December 3rd, 2019

Winter is coming – How to enjoy the winter season in Hungary

If you are like me and come from a country with a warm climate you may have never seen snow and experienced freezing sub-zero temperatures. Brace yourself: the winter in Hungary gets bitterly cold, there are heavy snowfalls and the lakes sometimes even freeze over.

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November 26th, 2019

Hungarian scholar won the ERC Starting Grant

The assistant professor of ELTE, Edit Mátyus won the ERC Starting Grant at the beginning of September. The prestigious research fund will help Mátyus to build her team at ELTE and to conduct pioneering research across the fields of chemistry. Now, the young researcher gave an interview and shared the latest news about her plans.

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November 22nd, 2019

Study in Hungary had a visit to Korea

Study in Hungary visited Seoul and participated at the Study in Europe Fair (2-3 November 2019) that was part of the 49th Korea Study Abroad Fair, the biggest study abroad fair in Korea. The two-day fair – that took place in the famous COEX Center – was a great opportunity to help students better understand and explore the wide range of higher educational opportunities in Hungary.

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October 31st, 2019

Stipendium Hungaricum welcome event

Last week we celebrated with more than 200 students from all around the world. The Stipendium Hungaricum Welcome Reception is always an exciting event as it is indeed inspiring to see these talented and motivated students meet for the first time.