Study program: Computer Science BSc

Country: Indonesia


"If I had to sum up ELTE in three words? Prestigious, diverse, competitive. It's that simple."

What stood out to you about ELTE?

So, ELTE is not just any university. It's the best in Hungary, and that's a fact – shout out to the QS World Ranking for that! I'm here diving into Computer Science, and it's an adventure every day. Imagine a place where your classmates and professors come from every corner of the world. The mix of students and teachers from all over the world makes every class super interesting. That's ELTE for you. It's not just about the diverse crowd though; we're talking about a place where Nobel Prize winners once walked the halls. And if you're into research, academic events, or getting competitive, ELTE's your playground.

What makes studying at ELTE so great?

Now, let me tell you about the BSc Computer Science program that I am currently majoring here. Studying at ELTE has been an extraordinary journey. The curriculum is meticulously designed to keep pace with rapid technological advancements, ensuring relevance to current job market demands. Courses span from Data Science and Machine Learning to Artificial Intelligence and GO Programming. ELTE not only provides academic excellence but also opens doors to practical experience through internships in top tech companies in Budapest. And the best part? You can pick classes from other programs too - talk about options!

What are/were your challenges in your study program?

Balancing theoretical understanding with practical application has been a significant challenge in my study program. Each course is like a mini-marathon of assignments, quizzes, and exams. It's not just about coding skills; you've got to get the theory down too. I would say just being good at coding is not enough here.

How did you overcome these challenges?

I am continuously learning to manage these challenges. Effective time management, a well-structured study plan, and the support of motivated peers have been crucial in navigating my academic path. By properly planning my semester and paying attention to deadlines, I avoid last-minute stress and can fully engage during the intensive study periods, balanced by adequate breaks.

How would you describe ELTE in three words?

If I had to sum up ELTE in three words? Prestigious, diverse, competitive. It's that simple.

How do you think your degree will help you in your life and career?

This isn't just about getting a degree. It's about getting ready for the real world. The mix of theory and practical work at ELTE is preparing me for what's out there. I'm already doing an internship as a Data Scientist, which is pretty cool. And the community here is super inspiring - lots of driven people around.

Do you have any recommendations for future students at ELTE?

Embarking on an academic journey at ELTE is challenging yet profoundly rewarding. Effective time management and strategic planning are key. I encourage you to embrace the myriad opportunities available - from exploring courses outside your program to engaging in sports, research, student clubs, hackathons, volunteering, and internships. It's all about embracing these experiences, expanding, your horizons; making the most of it and meeting as many people as you can.