Application

Requirements for entering the program

For foreign citizens:

  • high school graduation;
  • English language (reading, writing, speaking, listening) knowledge.

Candidates from countries where English is not the language of instruction need to have an internationally accepted English exam: TOEFL iBT min. 65, PBT 500, CBT 200 or IELTS at least a score of 5,5 or Cambridge CAE Certificate). These can be replaced by documentation of at least 2 years closed higher education study in an English program.

Shedules of the selection procedure

For foreign citizens:

  • Deadline for sending the application package: 16th April
  • Deadline of sending the application fee (100 EUR): 28 April
  • Notification on admission/rejection/sending of the „Contract for Tuition” (e-mail): 15 May
  • Deadline for sending back the ”Contract for Tuition” and payment of fee for the first 2 semester (3000 EUR): 30 May
  • Confirmation of the registration and possible start of visa application: after arriving the fee (at latest till 30 June)
  • Start of courses: Beginning of September 2018

In individual cases of application later then the above shedule, the process can be accelerated. However, for enrollment, in any case we need the arrival of „Contract for Tuition” and the tuition fee at latest till 14 July 2018.

For Hungarian citizens: identical with the application procedure for the Hungarian language teaching form.

Milestones of the study

  • Semesters: September – Mid December
  • Exams: Mid December – End January
  • Firm practice: 4 weeks after the 2nd semester
  • Final exam: June of second year

Tuition fee: 1500 EURO/ semester (2 semesters must be paid in advance)

Includes the expenses of education and practices, using libraries, computers and internet at the Faculty rooms; all the advantages of a Student Card. The tuition fee does not include local travel, board, insurance, accomodation.

The fee of application procedure 100 EUR (paid in by 28 April, will be refund from the 2nd year’s tuition fee).

Accomodation and living expenses in Budapest: appr. 400-500 EURO/months.

Application package includes

  • application form (word.doc);
  • high school graduation (official English translation);
  • motivation letter in English;
  • copy of passport with photo;
  • documents demonstrating English skills.

Documents should be posted to the following address (sending the documents electronically does not substitute sending them also in originals!):

Szent István University

Faculty of Horticultural Science

Dean’s Office

H-1118 Budapest, Villányi str. 29-43., Hungary

Academic Calendar for the 2018/2019 year