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Stipendium Hungaricum

The Aim of the Stipendium Hungaricum 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.


Scholarship covers:

  • full tuition fee
  • monthly stipend: non-degree, bachelor, master and one-tier master level: monthly amount of HUF 43 700 (cca EUR 130) contribution to the living expenses in Hungary, for 12 months a year, until the completion of studies
  • accommodation in dormitory or HUF 40.000 per month for living expenses for the whole calendar year
  • health insurance for 12 months

Although the scholarship is a generous package students may need other financial source to cover all the expenses while studying at JNU. For further information about the cost of living in Kecskemét, visit this page.

 

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)


Language of the Programme

- in English

- in Hungarian


How to Apply for the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme?

  • Before submitting your application, please read the current Call for Application carefully.
  • In case of an interest contact the sending partner in your country;
  • With the help of the application guide submit all the necessary application documents to the online application system of Tempus Public Foundation called DreamApply.
  • You are entitled to apply for two programmes at a time.
  • The Sending Partner pre-selects the submitted applications and sends a nomination and a reserve list to Tempus Public Foundation. Please note that applications will not be taken into consideration in the following cases:
    • Hungarian citizens (including those with dual citizenships), persons granted a refugee status (“menekült), persons enjoying temporary protection (“menekültes”), persons admitted for subsidiary protection (“oltalmazott”) and persons granted temporary protection (“befogadott”).
  • JNU informs the formally correct applicants about the details (date and method) of the admission examination, evaluation.
  • After the evaluation of the entrance exam and application documents, the Board of Trustees of Tempus Public Foundation makes a decision about the applications.
  • Final results are sent by Tempus Public Foundation.
  • Successful applicants accept their scholarship offer.

 


Full-Degree Programmes offered in English 7 semesters:


Bachelor’s Programme (BSc) in Computer Science Engineering (Kecskemét)

The objective of the programme is to train and educate engineers who are able to install, exploit and maintain information technology based systems and services including the design and development of the necessary software systems as well. The graduates are able to progress into a Master of Science Degree Programme in Computer Science Engineering and/or are prepared to embark upon a professional career in the field.