FAQS

You can initiate credit transfer based on your previous academic studies during the first semester of your studies. We also recommend that you indicate your credit transfer request in your application as well. To recognize credits, the student has to submit an official request in the Neptun system, supported by an official transcript, official syllabuses and the list of the requested courses as an attachment.

The syllabus provides a detailed description of each of the units that the student has completed.

The decision on credit transfer request is made by the given Faculty's Credit Transfer Committee. If you wish to know which credits you will probably be able to transfer before you apply, you can contact the program coordinator.

In order to find a supervisor for your PhD studies, please contact the relevant Faculty. Here you can find the contact details.

If you are interested in Erasmus+ mobility programs, please visit https://international.pte.hu/mobility-programs or contact the Mobility Office at erasmus@pte.hu.

In case you do not get your visa for any reason, you need not to worry about having paid your tuition fee since it is refundable according to the university’s regulations.

Students whose visa application is rejected will receive a full refund of the tuition fee. Proof of visa rejection must be submitted to the responsible program coordinator.

Refund requests can only be made in relation to the tuition fee. The registration, application fees and the price of the books are non-refundable

The mother's name is an important piece of information for personal identification in Hungary and is required for several purposes such as obtaining a residence permit, opening a bank account, etc. Please note that it is your mother's BIRTH (or maiden) name you need to enter, not the one she has used after her marriage.

You can register in our online application system, fill out the application form and leave your passport information blank until you receive your passport.  However, please note that you will not be able to submit your application until you complete that part, therefore the evaluation process can only start AFTER you uploaded the scanned version and filled the necessary blocks.

The admission interview is designed to test your language, communication skills and sometimes your academic background. Here you can find a useful blog post with some advices and tips from an international student of the UP.

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.

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. To check the appropriateness of your qualifications,we suggest to visit this website first.

If you still have some questions, you should contact the coordinator of the selected program in the first instance enclosing brief details of the courses that you have taken/are taking, together with your achieved/expected grades and indicate clearly the subject that you are intending to study at the University.

Here you can find the contact details of the program coordinators.

The Medical Certificate is a written statement from a physician or another medically qualified health care provider which attests that the applicant is physically and mentally able to complete higher educational studies, and she/he does not suffer from any chronic and/or infectious disease. You can download the required Medical Certificate of the University of Pécs here.

Please note, that the Medical Certificate should be signed and stamped officially by your GP or the health care provider who conducted the examinations.

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.

Beside the certain general entry requirements that all students must meet. In addition, there may be other entry requirements specific to the program the student is applying for. For example, an engineering course may require a higher level of previous maths studies.

For more information on the specific entry requirements, please visit the individual program page or contact the program coordinator.

The main costs of going to university are tuition fees, application fees, registrations fees, and living costs.

  • Tuition fees are the fees that are paid to the University by the self-financed admitted student. Tuition fee covers teaching and assessment.
  • Application fees must be paid to apply for a degree program at the UP. It is non-refundable and necessary to start processing your application.
  • Registration fees – some programs require a registration fee as well, which should be paid once in the first semester of the studies. This is also a non-refundable payment.

Please find the tuition fees, application fees and registration fees of the different study programs  please visit the individual program pages.

  • Living costs – these are your monthly outgoings such as rent, travel, food, social life, phone bills, books for your courses.

For more information on the costs of a stay in Hungary, please visit this website: Living costs.

  • Tuition fees are the fees that are paid to the University by the self-financed admitted student. Tuition fee covers teaching and assessment.
  • Application fees must be paid to apply for a degree program at the UP. It is non-refundable and necessary to start processing your application.
  • Registration fees – some programs require a registration fee as well, which should be paid once in the first semester of the studies. This is also a non-refundable payment.

Please find the tuition fees, application fees and registration fees of the different programs on the individual program pages.

Yes, the University of Pécs is part of the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Program which is the most prestigious higher education scholarship program of the Hungarian Government, offering a wide range of courses for international students of excellent academic track record.

Here you can find all the information regarding the program.

Regarding the payment of the Application fee / Tuition fee, we are flexible with the deadlines, taking into consideration the lockdown in any country which might limit access to banks. 
We can extend the payment deadline if you request it via email at international@pte.hu.

Please note that we accept both bank transfer and online payment via TransferWise.
However, we suggest to pay your fees in time, considering the application deadlines and the length of the visa application procedure.