Stipendium Hungaricum News
Latest updates regarding the COVID-19 related restrictions and regulations
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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