Eötvös Loránd University is looking for International Student Ambassadors (2020/21)

Eötvös Loránd University is looking for International Student Ambassadors (2020/21)

Who are ELTE International Student Ambassadors?

ELTE International Student Ambassadors are degree-seeking international students at ELTE who want to share their experience about their studies here at the university with students who are still in the process of applying for a degree program.

Who can apply?

Anyone can apply who is currently enrolled as a student in the second/third/fourth year of any degree program at ELTE. If you want to tell others how great it is to be with us, you are a perfect candidate to be an ELTE International Student Ambassador in 2020/2021.

Why should you decide to be an ELTE International Ambassador (IA)?

Are you having a great experience here at ELTE? Would you like to share it with other students? Be an ELTE International Ambassador!

  • You help prospective students with information - the more people hear about ELTE, the more valuable your degree is!
  • We organize online trainings for international ambassadors where you will be invited to participate.
  • You can be an ambassador for one or more full academic years. At the end of the academic year, you receive a certificate that you are/have been an ELTE ambassador.
  • You can participate in the promotional campaigns of ELTE (brochures, videos, university website etc.)
  • It looks good on your CV.
  • You will gain skills that employers appreciate which are not taught in your degree program (e.g., event organization, presentation skills, increased confidence).

What are your duties as an ELTE International Ambassador?

  • You are available for anyone interested in ELTE to provide information about the university.
  • Connect the interested students with the ELTE International Strategy Office (iro@elte.hu) where they can receive information about further details.
  • You participate in the international events or promotional activities of ELTE where your task is to give information to interested participants about the international possibilities at ELTE (e.g., you can give presentations about your personal experiences at ELTE, participate in the organization of the Orientation Days). (During the pandemic, these events and activities will take place online).


  • You and the ELTE International Strategy Office make an agreement together on your tasks for the academic year. It all fits around your schedule in a flexible way.
  • Commitment: on average 6-7 days per academic year.
  • The position is unpaid, it runs on a voluntary basis.

How long can you be an ELTE International Ambassador (IA)?

The IA-position is a year-long commitment, from November 2020 until end of July 2021. You can decide each year (until the end of June) if you would like to be an ELTE ambassador for the new academic year.
If you have completed all your tasks carefully in the previous year, you can apply for an international student ambassadorship again, until 30 June.

How to apply to become an ELTE international student ambassador?

STEP 1: Apply

Apply via email at gergely.kovacs@rk.elte.hu until 20 October 2020

  • In your email please include: Name, Country of origin, Contact info, (Anticipated) year of graduation, Study program, Scholarship program (if any), University activities (if any).
  • Motivation letter: Explain why you think you'd be the best ELTE international ambassador (200-300 words).

STEP 2: Discuss details

The International Strategy Office will get in touch with you and discuss the details of your program.

For further information, please contact:

Gergely Kovács
International Strategy Office

STEP 3: Training

The International Strategy Office will organize an online training for all selected international student ambassadors.

STEP 4: Start activities

After you have agreed on your activities with the International Strategy Office, you can start your activities.

Remember! You are in constant contact with the ELTE International Strategy Office and you can get help from them any time.

STEP 5: Certificate

At the end of the academic year, you receive a certificate proving that you have participated in the ambassador program. At the same time, you can decide if you would like to continue participating in the program in the next academic year as well.

Application deadline: 20 October 2020

We are waiting for you!