Shedules of the selection procedure

For foreign citizens:

  • Deadline for sending the application package: 15th April
  • Deadline of sending the application fee (100 EUR): 30 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 (6000 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 2020

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 2020.

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

Milestones of the study

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

Tuition fee: 3000 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, accommodation.

The fee of application procedure 100 EUR (paid in by 30 April, will be refund from the 2nd year’s tuition fee).

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

Application package includes

  • Completed and signed Application form with photo (word.doc)
  • Curriculum vitae in English
  • Certified copy of qualification/diploma (with supplement demostrating the obtanianed credits and skills and it’s official English translation if the original is not in English)
  • Motivation letter in English
  • Copy of passport with photo
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Medical certificate (please use the sample document) (word.doc)
  • Certificate about bank transfer (100 EUR application fee)

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

Further information:

Academic Calendar for the 2019/2020 year