What is Stipendium Hungaricum program?



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 Stipendium Hungaricum Programme is supervised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and managed by the Tempus Public Foundation.  

The program offers

  • no tuition fee
  • monthly stipend
    • for BA/BSc, MA/MSc and one-tier master level programs: HUF 43,700/month (cca EUR 135) contribution to the living expenses in Hungary, for 12 months a year, until the completion of studies
    • for doctoral programs: HUF 140,000 /month (cca EUR 450) for the first phase of education (4 semesters) and HUF 180 000 (cca EUR 580) for the second phase (4 semesters), for 12 months a year, until completion of studies
  • dormitory place or additional contribution to accomodation costs
  • health care services according to the relevant Hungarian legislation (Act No. 80 of 1997, national health insurance card) and supplementary medical insurance for up to HUF 65 000 (cca EUR 205) a year/person

You need to submit your application to Tempus Public Foundation on the https://apply.stipendiumhungaricum.hu website. For more information, please read Call for Applications.

Applicants applying to our programmes are required to complete an electronic e-admission exam:

For further information please visit our e-admission system at http://e-admission.bme.hu/ 
Sample tests and practicing are available at http://e-admission.bme.hu/

BSc applicants found to have inadequate skills in the basic subjects (Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry, and English) will be directed to the one-year Preparatory Course before the B.Sc. programs 

Program brochure

BME offers 42 degree programs to Stipendium Hungaricum students