Entry requirements

ELIGIBILITY
LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
DOCUMENTS TO SUBMIT WITH APPLICATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

In order to be eligible for university studies in Hungary, a student must demonstrate that they meet several requirements for the course or program. There are certain general entry requirements that all students must meet. In addition, there are entry requirements that are specific to the course the student is applying for. For example, an engineering course may require a higher level of previous maths studies. Information on the specific entry requirements can be found on the individual program page.

 

ELIGIBILITY
PREPARATORY COURSES In order to be offered a place in a preparatory course, you must have successfully completed your upper secondary (high school) education or have been awarded a college degree.
BACHELOR PROGRAMS In order to be offered a place in a bachelor's (first cycle or undergraduate) program, you must have successfully completed your upper secondary (high school) education and be able to demonstrate the minimum language requirement.
BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (BED)TRAINING In order to be offered a place in BEd training, you must have been awarded a Bachelor's degree in Teaching by an internationally recognized university and be able to demonstrate the minimum language requirement.
MASTER PROGRAMS In order to be offered a place in a master's (second cycle or graduate) program, you must have been awarded a Bachelor's degree by an internationally recognized university and be able to demonstrate the minimum language requirement.
PHD PROGRAMS In order to be offered a place in a PhD program, you must have been awarded a Master’s degree by an internationally recognized university and be able to demonstrate the minimum language requirement.
NON-DEGREE POSTGRADUATE SPECIALIST TRAINING In order to be offered a place in Postgraduate Specialist Training, you must have been awarded a Bachelor's or Master’s degree by an internationally recognized university and be able to demonstrate the minimum language requirement.

 

 

 

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

A firm knowledge of English or German is absolutely necessary to be able to take our courses in English or in German. Concerning the international programs offered by the University of Pécs, the language requirements are the following. 
 

    ACCEPTED LANGUAGE TESTS MINIMUM RESULT MORE INFORMATION
ENGLISH TAUGHT PROGRAMS For BA/BSc, MA/MSc and PhD/DLA programs TOEFL (PBT paper-based) 517 points www.ets.org/toefl
TOEFL (iBT internet-based) 66 points www.ets.org/toefl
IELTS (Overall Band Score) 5.5  www.ielts.org
Cambridge ESOL B2 level  www.cambridgeenglish.org
TELC B2 level  https://www.telc.net/en.html
ECL B2 level  http://www.ecl-test.com/
Oxford Online Placement Test 70 points www.oxfordenglishtesting.com
For MA in English Studies and PhD in English Applied Linguistics TEFL/TESOL TOEFL (PBT paper-based) 557 points www.ets.org/toefl
TOEFL (iBT internet-based) 83 points www.ets.org/toefl
TOEFL CBT

220 points

www.ets.org/toefl
IELTS (Overall Band Score) 7 www.ielts.org
ECL C1 level http://www.ecl-test.com/

You do not have to submit an official English test result if one of the following criteria applies to you: 

  • You have a major/minor in English, i.e. the English language is the field of study (studies in English linguistics or literature)
  • You have continued your undergraduate studies in the English language
  • You are a native English-speaking applicants (a copy of your passport for proof)
    ACCEPTED LANGUAGE TESTS MINIMUM RESULT MORE INFORMATION
GERMAN TAUGHT PROGRAMS For General Medicine, Dentistry and BEd trainings (CEFR) German Language proficiency certificate B2 level http://www.goethe.de/z/50/commeuro/
For MA in German Language, Literature and Culture and MA in
German as a Minority Language and Literature
(CEFR) German Language proficiency certificate C2 level http://www.goethe.de/z/50/commeuro/

 

You do not have to submit an official German test result if one of the following criteria applies to you: 

  • You have a major/minor in German, i.e. the German language is the field of study (studies in German linguistics or literature)
  • You have continued your undergraduate studies in the German language
  • You are a native German-speaking applicants (a copy of your passport for proof)

 

Hungarian language:
International students are not required to be able to speak Hungarian in order to participate in the programs of the University of Pécs offered in English or German. However, you are encouraged to learn some Hungarian in order to be able to communicate with the local people (although the majority of young people and, certainly, your teachers will speak English and German). In order to develop your Hungarian, you can join various Hungarian preparatory courses.

 

For Hungarian language courses click here

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For some useful words in Hungarian click here

 

 

 

 

 

DOCUMENTS TO SUBMIT WITH APPLICATION

  Preparatory course Bachelor program BEd training Master program Postgraduate Specialist training Doctoral program
Copy of your secondary school leaving certificate/ college diploma/BA/MA/PhD degree secondary school leaving certificate or college diploma secondary school leaving certificate Bachelor degree in Teacher Program BA/BSc degree BA/BSc degree MA/MSc degree and a research proposal
Copy of your transcript of previous studies or academic records X X X X X X
CV in the language of instruction X X X X X X
Completed application form with a passport size photo X X X X X X
Proof of language knowledge (e.g. Language exam certificate) - X X X X X
The payment receipt of the application fee X X X X X X
Motivation letter - X X X X X
Medical certificate, Vaccination card and HIV test X X X X X X
Copy of the photo-page(s) of your passport X X X X X X