Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme

 

Result lists of the Stipendium Hungaricum Programme 2016

Checklist of the further steps for the scholarship holders

Result list of the Syrian scholarship holders

 

Mission of the Programme

The Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme was launched in 2013 by the Hungarian Government. The core mission of the programme is to increase the number of foreign students in Hungary and to encourage Hungarian higher education institutions to attract top foreign students; currently more than 50 sending partners are engaged in the programme.

Thousands of students from all around the world apply for higher educational studies in Hungary each year. In the academic year 2017/2018 approximately 4000 students can begin their studies in Hungary in the framework of the Stipendium Hungaricum Programme.

The Programme is managed by Tempus Public Foundation.

 

Available Scholarship Types

Stipendium Hungaricum scholarships are available for bachelor, master, one-tier master, doctoral and non-degree programmes (preparatory and specialisation courses). Both full time and part time study modes are available in case of bachelor, master, one-tier master and doctoral studies.

AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIP TYPES

Duration

Qualifications at the end of programme

Available study modes

full time

part time

full time

part time

Bachelor programmes

2-4 years

1 or 2 semesters

BA or BSc degree

certificate of completion

full and part time

Master programmes

1,5-2 years

1 or 2 semesters

MA or MSc degree

certificate of completion

full and part time

One-tier master programmes1

5-6 years

1 or 2 semesters

MA or MSc degree

certificate of completion

full and part time

Doctoral programmes

2+2 years

1 or 2 semesters

doctoral degree

certificate of completion

full and part time

Non-degree programmes

Preparatory courses

0,5-1 year

-

certificate

-

full time

Specialisation courses

0,5-1 year

-

certificate

-

full time

In the Hungarian education system, one-tier master programmes are offered in the following study fields: general medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, architecture, law, veterinary surgery, forestry engineering, etc. 

 

Provisions Covered by the Scholarship

  • Tuition-free education:
    • exemption from the payment of tuition fee
  • Monthly stipend:
    • non-degree, bachelor, master and one-tier master level: monthly HUF 40 460 (cca EUR 130) contribution to the living expenses, for 12 months a year, until the completion of studies,
    • doctoral level: according to the current Hungarian legislation, it is monthly HUF 140 000 (cca EUR 450) at present (only for those who have started their studies from the 2016/2017 academic year and onwards) - for 12 months a year, until the completion of studies - but the legislation is to be changed, consequently the amount is expected to be raised.
  • Accommodation:
    • dormitory place or a monthly contribution of HUF 30 000 to accommodation costs for the whole duration of the scholarship period.
  • Medical insurance:
    • health care services according to the relevant Hungarian legislation (Act No. 80 of 1997, national health insurance card) and supplementary medical insurance.

 

Eligible Sending Partners

The Stipendium Hungaricum Programme is based on effective bilateral educational cooperation agreements between the Ministry of Human Capacities of Hungary and the partner’s Ministry responsible for higher education. Applications will be considered eligible if the applicant is nominated by the responsible authorities of the sending partner.

For full time programmes, students can apply from the following sending partners: Arab Republic of Egypt, Argentine Republic, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Georgia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Japan, Kingdom of Cambodia, Kingdom of Morocco, Kurdistan Regional Government/Iraq, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Lebanese Republic, Mongolia, Oriental Republic of Uruguay, People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, People's Republic of China (including the Hudec scholarships), Republic of Albania, Republic of Angola, Republic of Azerbaijan, Republic of Belarus, Republic of Colombia, Republic of Ecuador, Republic of Ghana, Republic of India, Republic of Indonesia, Republic of Iraq, Republic of Kazakhstan, Republic of Kenya, Republic of Korea, Republic of Kosovo, Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Moldova, Republic of Namibia, Republic of Paraguay, Republic of Serbia, Republic of the Philippines, Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Republic of Turkey, Republic of Yemen, Russian Federation, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, State of Israel, State of Palestine, Syrian Arab Republic, The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Tunisian Republic, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Mexican States

For part time programmes, students can apply from the following sending partners: Georgia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Japan, Kingdom of Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Lebanese Republic, Mongolia, People's Republic of China (only Hudec applicants), Republic of Belarus, Republic of India, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Republic of Turkey, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, United Mexican States

 

Non-eligibility

Applications will not be considered in the following cases:

  • Hungarian citizens (including those with dual citizenships),
  • former Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship holders, who are re-applying for studies in the same cycle of education (e.g. bachelor, master, doctoral).

 

Contact details

Please contact our website for more details about the programme and for frequently asked questions. Please contact the Stipendium Hungaricum Unit of Tempus Public Foundation in one of the following ways in case you need any further information.

We recommend all applicants to visit the Study in Hungary website (www.studyinhungary.hu) for detailed information about life and education in Hungary.

Office hours

Along with the special personal appointments, the Stipendium Hungaricum Programme’s Office provides Open Hours three times a week:

  • Tuesdays (10am-12pm)
  • Wednesdays (10am-12pm)
  • Thursdays (10am-12pm)

IF YOU ARE IN HUNGARY, and you need a personal appointment at our office in Budapest, please sign-up for it here.

If you are NOT in Hungary and need information, then please contact us via e-mail, skype or phone.

 

Last modified: 28-11-2016