In order to be admitted to a Hungarian higher education institution, prospective students must demonstrate that they meet certain requirements.
Generally prospective students need to possess a high school diploma (or secondary school leaving certificate), which has to be translated into Hungarian or English with the corresponding transcript of courses and grades. Some courses may also require an entrance exam which can be administered by University’s Representatives present in various Countries.
In the case of Master’s degrees, applicants have to submit the photocopy of their Bachelor’s diploma.
If someone wishes to obtain a PhD degree in Hungary, the minimum requirement is to hold a university degree which is equivalent to a master’s degree. The prerequisite for entering doctoral courses is an MA/MSc degree.
In order to be admitted to an English-speaking program in Hungary, part of the entrance exam is to test and evaluate students’ English skills. Otherwise, students may be asked to provide proof of their English skills. Generally, an intermediate language certificate (B2 level) is sufficient. In case of native speakers it is typically required that they submit a copy of their passport as proof.
The entry requirements can differ at certain higher education institutions. Always check the entry requirements before applying.