Stipendium Hungaricum News

Call for Application for Stipendium Hungaricum Dissertation Scholarship for doctoral students graduating in the fall semester of the 2021/2022 academic year

October 21st, 2021

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 2021/2022 fall semester, but have not yet received their doctoral degree.

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October 18th, 2021

Your advice to new Stipendium Hungaricum students!

What is your advice that you can give to new Stipendium Hungaricum students who have just started their studies in Hungary? Write your advice in the comments section on Study in Hungary Facebook page to win a Stipendium Hungaricum package containing a notebook, a card case, and a suitcase label!

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September 30th, 2021

Hungary at a glance – the early history of Hungary and its region

Staying true to its mission of introducing international students to the culture, history, cuisine and landmarks of Hungary, the Stipendium Hungaricum Mentor Network has launched an educational video series covering nearly all aspects of the nation.

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September 23rd, 2021

Eötvös Loránd University awarded by Japan’s Foreign Ministry

The Foreign Minister's Award is given to individuals or groups who have made outstanding contributions to strengthening friendly relations between Japan and foreign countries. The 2021 Foreign Minister's Award has been awarded to 177 foreign individuals and 41 foreign groups.

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September 16th, 2021

Hungary at a glance – Traffic and transportation in Hungary

Staying true to its mission of introducing international students to the culture, history, cuisine and landmarks of Hungary, the Stipendium Hungaricum Mentor Network has launched an educational video series covering nearly all aspects of the nation.

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September 2nd, 2021

Meet our alumni volunteers: Zahra Fuladvand

The time has come to introduce our international alumni volunteer team with 34 people from 17 countries speaking 23 different languages. In the third chapter of our volunteer series, you can read Zahra Fulandvan’s story from Iran! She began her doctoral studies in 2017 at the Hungarian University of Fine Art and now she’s working on her dissertation and her final art project to receive the degree.

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August 27th, 2021

Hungary at a glance – State Administration and Political System

Staying true to its mission of introducing international students to the culture, history, cuisine and landmarks of Hungary, the Stipendium Hungaricum Mentor Network has launched an educational video series covering nearly all aspects of the nation.

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August 12th, 2021

Improve your communication skills as our alumni volunteer!

Communication is an essential part of our life and can be a creative process to inspire others. Among our volunteer works you can find different types of communication and promotion ideas and you can follow how they share their experiences. Besides common workshops, you have a chance to develop your communication skills as our volunteer. Join us for the next two years and let’s inspire others with your work!

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August 5th, 2021

Mobilize our network as a volunteer!

Networks can only be alive if the members are part of an active and creative community. Everything starts with small groups, even the Alumni Network Hungary is growing day by day and reached more than 6000 people. Our volunteer team has an essential part of network mobilization through various meetings and workshops. Join our volunteer team for the next two years and be our network mobilizers!

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July 29th, 2021

Become our International Alumni Volunteer!

As an international alumni volunteer you can get benefits from the Alumni Network Hungary to build your carrier. Either you search your first volunteer project as a fresh graduate, or you are an experienced volunteer, the Alumni network Hungary has a wide range of opportunities to find your place. Join our volunteer team for the next two years and be our network mobilizers!

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July 22nd, 2021

Hungary at a glance – The Central Transdanubia Region

Staying true to its mission of introducing international students to the culture, history, cuisine and landmarks of Hungary, the Stipendium Hungaricum Mentor Network has launched an educational video series covering nearly all aspects of the nation.

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July 15th, 2021

Hungary at a glance – The Western Transdanubia Region

Staying true to its mission of introducing international students to the culture, history, cuisine and landmarks of Hungary, the Stipendium Hungaricum Mentor Network has launched an educational video series covering nearly all aspects of the nation.

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July 1st, 2021

Hungary at a glance – The Southern Transdanubia Region

Staying true to its mission of introducing international students to the culture, history, cuisine and landmarks of Hungary, the Stipendium Hungaricum Mentor Network has launched an educational video series covering nearly all aspects of the nation.

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June 24th, 2021

Meet our alumni volunteers: Ayaz Shaikh

The time has come to introduce our international alumni volunteer team with 34 people from 17 countries speaking 23 different languages. In this part of our volunteer series, you can read Ayaz Shaikh’s story from India! He’s doing his doctoral studies in Hungary at the University of Debrecen and his research is about honey product development in Hungary and India.

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June 22nd, 2021

Slight delay in the results of the 2021/22 application round

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June 21st, 2021

Share your favourite photo you took in Hungary!

Study in Hungary organises a Facebook contest dedicated to all Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship holders studying currently in Hungary and to all alumni Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship holders who already finished their studies

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June 17th, 2021

Hungary at a glance – The Southern Great Plain Region

Staying true to its mission of introducing international students to the culture, history, cuisine and landmarks of Hungary, the Stipendium Hungaricum Mentor Network has launched an educational video series covering nearly all aspects of the nation.

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June 11th, 2021

Send a message to the graduating Stipendium Hungaricum students!

Study in Hungary launches a video campaign for the non-graduate Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship holders, Stipendium Hungaricum alumni, and the international alumni volunteers. Read more about it here!

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June 10th, 2021

4 must known facts about Stipendium Hungaricum from 2021/2022

If you’re planning to apply for the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Program for the next academic year, you would be interested in the numbers of 2021/2022 application too. In this article, we collected the most important facts from the last application period such as the number of participating Hungarian universities, sending countries and territories, or what are the most popular fields of study.

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June 9th, 2021

Farewell speech of the year video contest!

Study in Hungary organises a video contest dedicated to the graduating Stipendium Hungaricum students.

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June 3rd, 2021

Hungary at a glance – the video series of the SH Mentor Network is here!

Staying true to its mission of introducing international students to the culture, history, cuisine and landmarks of Hungary, the Stipendium Hungaricum Mentor Network has launched an educational video series covering nearly all aspects of the nation.

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May 27th, 2021

Meet our alumni volunteers: Mohammed A. Abboh Adam

The time has come to introduce our international alumni volunteer team with 34 people from 17 countries speaking 23 different languages. In the third chapter of our volunteer series, you can read Mohammed’s story from Sudan! He studied in Hungary between 2018 and 2020at the University of Debrecen and now he is project coordinator at Muhu Liha Tulundusühistu (food commercial association) in Estonia.

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May 20th, 2021

Hungary at a glance – Northern Hungary

Staying true to its mission of introducing international students to the culture, history, cuisine and landmarks of Hungary, the Stipendium Hungaricum Mentor Network has launched an educational video series covering nearly all aspects of the nation.

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May 13th, 2021

Hungarian universities among the bests in the world!

Multiple Hungarian higher education institutions have made it to the list of the most recent Times Higher Education rankings. Here is our summary of the 2021 results!

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May 6th, 2021

Hungary at a glance – the Central Hungary Region

Staying true to its mission of introducing international students to the culture, history, cuisine and landmarks of Hungary, the Stipendium Hungaricum Mentor Network has launched an educational video series covering nearly all aspects of the nation.

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May 6th, 2021

Information about COVID-19 vaccination

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April 29th, 2021

Meet our alumni volunteers: Mariko Botar

The time has come to introduce our international alumni volunteer team with 34 people from 17 countries speaking 23 different languages. In the third chapter of our volunteer series, you can read Mariko Botar’s story from Japan! She studied in Hungary between 2017-2019 at ELTE and now she is an assistant professor at the Okinawa Prefectural College of Nursing.

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April 22nd, 2021

Hungary at a glance – Famous sites and attractions in Budapest!

Staying true to its mission of introducing international students to the culture, history, cuisine and landmarks of Hungary, the Stipendium Hungaricum Mentor Network has launched an educational video series covering nearly all aspects of the nation.

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April 15th, 2021

Call for Application for Stipendium Hungaricum dissertation scholarship for doctoral students graduating in the Spring semester of the 2020/2021 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 2020/2021 but have not yet received their doctoral degree.

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April 15th, 2021

Mentoring online: the challenges of the Stipendium Hungaricum Mentor Network during the pandemic

For the Stipendium Hungaricum Mentor Network, the 2020/21 academic year has turned out to be one of its most challenging periods so far. Nevertheless, although with limited opportunities for social contact, the network has come up with a few activities for students to help pass the time after or between classes in our yearlong lockdown.

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April 8th, 2021

Hungary at a glance – Budapest!

Staying true to its mission of introducing international students to the culture, history, cuisine and landmarks of Hungary, the Stipendium Hungaricum Mentor Network has launched an educational video series covering nearly all aspects of the nation.

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April 8th, 2021

Meet our alumni volunteers: Mirhadi Samidzada

In our new series, we introduce you to our alumni volunteer team with 34 people from 17 countries speaking 23 different languages and all former Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship holders. In the second chapter of our volunteer series, you can read Mirhadi Samidzada’s story from Azerbaijan! He studied in Hungary in 2017 at Károli Gáspár University as a Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship holder and now he is a lawyer in a Bridge Group of Companies.

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March 18th, 2021

Hungary at a glance – video series and online quizes of the SH Mentor Network is here!

Staying true to its mission of introducing international students to the culture, history, cuisine and landmarks of Hungary, the Stipendium Hungaricum Mentor Network has launched an educational video series with online quizes, covering nearly all aspects of the nation.

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March 11th, 2021

Meet our alumni volunteers: Aidana Smagul

In our new series, we introduce you to our alumni volunteer team with 34 people from 17 countries speaking 23 different languages and all former Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship holders. In the first chapter of our volunteer series, you can read Aidana Smagul’s story from Kazakhstan! She studied in Hungary in 2017 at ELTE and now she’s an intern as a linguist at a Polish company.

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March 8th, 2021

The latest COVID-19 related restrictions in effect from March 8

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March 4th, 2021

Help from far away

Volunteering experiences of Stipendium Hungaricum student, Mustafa Ghulam

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February 1st, 2021

Extraordinary legal order extended until 1 March

As per the Government Regulation of 29 January 2021, the extraordinary legal order introduced due to the worsening health statistics related to the COVID-19 pandemic has been extended until 1 March 2021.

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January 19th, 2021

DreamApply scheduled system manitenance 24/25 Jan

Due to a scheduled upgrading of the database servers for performance improvement on Jan 24/25, the DreamApply system will be unavailable for approximately 2 hours starting from 1:00 UTC on 25 Jan.

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January 11th, 2021

Extraordinary legal order extended until 1 February

As per the Hungarian Prime Minister's announcement of 8 January 2021, the extraordinary legal order introduced due to the worsening health statistics related to the COVID-19 pandemic has been extended until 1 February 2021.

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December 9th, 2020

Practice Your Hungarian Online Course

This self-paced online course is meant for international students in Hungary who would like to cope with everyday situations at the university, in offices of service providers, in shops, restaurants, doctor’s offices etc. The course is suitable as an additional material in contact courses or for language practise.

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November 25th, 2020

Invitation to the zoom sessions of the University of Miskolc

Are you wondering which university to apply for? Are you considering to apply for the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship, the Young Christian Scholarship or to join as a self-financing student? Not sure which study program serves your academic needs? All these questions and many more will be answered by the professors and international student faculty coordinators of the University of Miskolc.

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November 17th, 2020

Updates regarding the COVID-19 related restrictions and regulations

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November 16th, 2020

The Stipendium Hungaricum online application system is now open!

We are happy to inform you that the Stipendium Hungaricum online application system for the 2021/2022 academic year is now open.

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November 16th, 2020

Stipendium Hungaricum in the virtual space

On 5 November 2020, Széchenyi István University held the academic year 2020/21 opening event for new Stipendium Hungaricum programme students.

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November 6th, 2020

The next application period will start on the 16th November!

The next application period for Stipendium Hungaricum is from 16 November 2020 to 15 January 2021 for the academic year of 2021/2022.

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October 28th, 2020

Call for Application for Stipendium Hungaricum dissertation scholarship for doctoral students graduating in the Fall semester of the 2020/2021 academic year

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September 21st, 2020

Latest updates regarding the COVID-19 related restrictions and regulations

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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.