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Safe and friendly living environment might be the important aspects while deciding which country you would like to spend your time for study. Thousands of students from all around the world apply for higher educational studies in Hungary each year. If you agree, Hungary is the right place for you. Furthermore, favorable cost-to-value ratio and affordable living costs is definitely a “go”. Don’t you forget to have fun while pursuing you Bachelor, Master or even PhD degree. Hungary is one of the 15 most popular tourist destinations in the world with a capital regarded as one of the most beautiful cities.


No doubt for the education quality as you may know famous Hungarian innovations such as computer, diesel engine, helicopter, safety match and many more. Scholarships? Yes! Find more information on Study in Hungary

Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship

Focus Scholarship: Bachelor, Master, One-tier master (both the bachelor and the master level of studies), Doctoral and non-degree programs (preparatory and specialisation courses)

Competition: Developing Countries

Scholarship Coverage: Full Scholarship

Established by the Hungarian Government in 2013, the Stipendium Hungaricum programme offers a wide range of courses for international students and it aims to strengthen the international relations of the academic and research community. The programme covers all the tuition fees of your Hungarian studies, while travelling and accommodation costs are also supported. It is available on five continents in approximately 70 countries. In 2019, more than 9 000 Stipendium Hungaricum students studied in Hungary. Applicants are offered more than 600 full degree programmes and non-degree programmes, covering all higher education fields at all degree levels.


  • Enrolled in the study program and university that is listed as scholarship’s partner 
  • Students shall have a level of English proficiency required by the Host Institution. 
  • Not available for Hungarian citizens (including those with dual citizenships) 
  • Not available for former Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Holders, who are re-applying for studies in the same cycle of education

Erasmus +

Erasmus+ programme is the European Union’s programme for education, training, youth and sport. It aims to equip European citizens with the education, skills and creativity that they need in a knowledge-based society. The programme provides opportunities for over 4 million Europeans within the Erasmus + programme countries. The programme also supports over 125,000 institutions and organisations to work with peers in other countries to innovate and modernise teaching practice and youth work.


CEEPUS is a mobility scholarship programme which supports student and teacher exchanges, the organisation of summer schools, special courses and student excursions. The programme aims to develop long-term academic co-operation between partner institutions within the participating countries in Central and South-East Europe. The funding of the programme is provided by the CEEPUS partner countries. Students receive their CEEPUS grant from the host country; therefore, the amount is tailored to local living standards.

Bilateral State Scholarships

Focus Scholarship: Scientific and Educational cooperation agreements

Scholarship Coverage: Full Scholarships

Bilateral state scholarships are based on scientific and educational cooperation agreements signed by the governments of two countries. You can apply for bilateral state scholarships in two ways: by being nominated by the home country or by submitting an individual application. There are numerous available scholarship types on all levels (bachelor, master and doctoral) from partial studies to full degree studies. Also, you can apply for short or long term study visits (3 days - 10 months) or to summer courses (2-4 weeks). Scholarship holders are entitled to participate in courses free of charge, as well as to receive a stipend.

Hungarian Diaspora Scholarship

Focus Scholarship: Individuals living in Hungarian diasporas outside of Europ

The Hungarian Diaspora Scholarship was established by the Hungarian Government for those individuals living in Hungarian diasporas outside of Europe who wish to study in the Hungarian higher education and want to strengthen their personal and cultural attachment to Hungary.  The programme gives opportunity for the scholarship holders to have a professional advancement in the high-quality Hungarian higher education and to improve and broaden their Hungarian language skills.