Call for applications – Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Program

Call for applications – Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Program
Calls for application for the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship program for the the Academic Year 2019/2020 is available.

Stipendium Hungaricum is a scholarship program for foreign students, founded by the Hungarian Government in 2013. The program aims to promote cultural understanding, economic and cultural relations between Hungary and other countries.

The program offers:

  • no tuition fee
  • monthly stipend:
    • non-degree, bachelor, master and one-tier master level: monthly amount of HUF 40 460 (cca EUR 130) contribution to the living expenses in Hungary, for 12 months a year, until the completion of studies
    • doctoral level: according to the current Hungarian legislation, the monthly amount of scholarship is HUF 140 000 (cca EUR 450) for the first phase of education (4 semesters) and HUF 180 000 (cca EUR 580) for the second phase (4 semesters) - for 12 months a year, until completion of studies. Please see details in section 1.2.1.
  • dormitory place or additional contribution to accomodation costs: HUF 40,000 (EUR 130)
  • health care services according to the relevant Hungarian legislation (Act No. 80 of 1997, national health insurance card) and supplementary medical insurance for up to HUF 65 000 (cca EUR 205) a year/person

For the academic year 2019/2020, ELTE offers 28 bachelor level, 56 master level, 19 doctoral level programs and one non-degree program for application. 

Most important dates

Submission of your application: until 15 January 2019
You need to submit your application to Tempus Public Foundation and to the responsible authority of the Sending Partner of your country.

More information

official website of Stipendium Hungaricum program

full Call for Applications


Stipendium Hungaricum Program Operational Regulations


Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship program brochure



Institutional Stipendium Hungaricum Coordinator

T: +36-1-411-6500/3081 (ext.)

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