Stipendium Hungaricum

Stipendium Hungaricum
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 scholarship can be awarded to citizens from over 50 countries, for full degree or partial studies. 

The amount of the scholarship is HUF 40,460 for students in bachelor and master programmes and in doctoral programmes it is HUF 140,000/person/month in the first two years/during the training-research period and HUF 180,000/person/month during the second two years/cycle/ the research-dissertation period for PhD students beginning their studies in the 2016/2017 academic year. (The scholarship is HUF 100,000/person for PhD students beginning their studies prior to the 2016/2017academic year.)

Allowances provided for the scholarship holders:

  • Exemption from paying tuition fees
  • Student hostel room/bed depending on the capacity of the higher education institution or HUF 30,000/month – HUF 40,000/month from 2017/2018 Academic Year – accommodation allowance for 12 months of the year during the whole period of full-time programmes or for the duration of the partial studies;
  • Health care services defined by point i) of section (1) of paragraph 16 of the Act 53/1997 on the Eligibility for Social Security Benefits and Private Pensions and the Funding for These Services, as well as the reimbursement of the costs justified in case of health care services in a foreign language (e.g. interpreting) and an additional insurance for health care services in a foreign language for up to HUF 65,000/year.
  • Use of the services of the library free of charge.”

Required documents you may find here. Applicants of doctoral programme are required to visit the homepage of Doctoral system before they submit their application. The website provides information in Englsih about the doctoral schools. Also need to contact with chosen doctoral school in order to discuss the available research topics in the institution as well as the possible supervisor for those topics. 

Application in previous years.

For more information about Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship visit the website of Tempus Public Foundation or contact Éva Nagy.

Éva Nagy

Address: H-1117 Budapest, Pázmány Péter sétány 1/A 0.129
Phone: +36 (1) 372-2500 / 6095