Hungary is a landlocked country in Central Europe. Its capital, Budapest, is bisected by the Danube River. Its cityscape is studded with architectural landmarks from Buda’s medieval Castle Hill and grand neoclassical buildings along Pest’s Andrássy Avenue to the 19th-century Chain Bridge. Turkish and Roman influence on Hungarian culture includes the popularity of mineral spas, including at thermal Lake Hévíz.

CurrencyHungarian forint
Population9.75 million (2020) World Bank
Official languageHungarian

Study in Hungary

Hungary is becoming an increasingly popular study abroad destination, having gained great credibility over the years and has a very strong tradition in the sciences, particularly medicine. Beyond high-quality education, Hungary also offers a lively and welcoming culture, a fascinating history, and beautiful cities.

Hungary is a popular destination for a variety of students, given its diverse programs, free education, and its culture and history. If you’re ready to go abroad for a master’s degree or a PhD, this may be an easy decision. Studying for a bachelor’s degree abroad also offers a perfect opportunity. However, you don’t have to apply for an entire degree abroad to study overseas. It is entirely possible to study abroad for a semester or two through your home university. If you go for this option, you’ll just have to figure out where studying abroad fits in your academic schedule and course requirements, as well as in your life and work-related commitments.

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