Science Without Borders

Science Without Borders

Ciência sem Fronteiras (Science Without Bordersis a mobility program for Brazilian students, a joint effort of the Brazilian Ministry of Education (MEC) and the Brazilian Ministry of Science and Technology (MCT) through their respective funding agencies – CAPES and CNPq.


The program aims to revolutionize the research and development system in Brazil, and also to enhance international education through the international mobility of undergraduate, graduate students, researchers, post-doctoral students encouraging research, innovation and exchange between Brazilian universities and colleges and higher education institutions around the world.


Eötvös Loránd University participates in this mobility program since 2013/2014. English language courses for Brazilian students are organized at the Faculty of Humanities and for the professional courses Brazilian exchange students are hosted at the Faculty of Informatics and the Faculty of Science. See how Brazilian students feel about Hungary and ELTE.


Call for applications

We are inviting students from Brazil to study at Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Budapest, Hungary within the scholarship program Ciência sem Fronteiras (Science Without Borders). 

Brazilian students can apply 

Programs are offered in the following fields:

Bachelor level

Master level

Doctoral level



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Environmental Science


Earth Science

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Software Information Technology








Service Design and Engineering (ICT)



Security & Privacy (ICT)



Computer Science



Health Policy, Planning, and Financing
(specialization in Health Economics)



* Including chemical part of chemistry teacher and chemical engineering programs

** Without specialization, or with specialization in any of the following: Astronomy, Geology, Geophysics, Meteorology

*** Specialized studies in any of the following: Astronomy, Changing Environment – Human Adaptation, Geology, Geophysics, Meteorology


Note, that a minimum of 5 students are required for the following programs: Mathematics BSc, Earth Science/Astronomy MSc, Earth Science/Geology MSc, Earth Science/Geophysics MSc, Earth Science/Meteorology MSc


Application period 

  • for exchange students at Bachelor and Master levels: now closed, but feel free to contact us

  • for PhD students (exchange students at doctoral level or for full PhD scholarships): continuous

Courses offered to students within the Science without borders progam:

  • Faculty of Science
    • Biology

    • Chemistry

    • Physics (BSc, MSc, PhD)

    • Environmental Science

    • Geography and Earth Sciences

    • Mathematics (BSc, MSc, PhD)

More information 

Participation of Eötvös Loránd University in the Science without borders program

Science without borders flyer 2014/2015 of Eötvös Loránd University


Impressions of Brazilian students at ELTE in 2013/2014


Official international facebook page of Eötvös Loránd University


Ms Linda LÁSZLÓ, Scholarship Coordinator (Science Without Borders, Stipendium Hungaricum)



Participation of Hungary in the Science without borders program and the application procedure

Hungarian Rectors’ Conference, the national coordinator of the program



official facebook page Ciência sem fronteiras Hungria 


Application procedure in Portuguese

official website of the program

Meet ELTE Students with Science Without Borders Scholarship

Odilon J. Lisboa Junior

Odilon J. Lisboa Junior

Country: Brazil
Period of studies at ELTE: 2013.09.01 - 2014.07.31
Allan Pereira Silva

Allan Pereira Silva

Country: Brazil
Period of studies at ELTE: 2013.02.01 - 2015.07.30