Fees and Expenses


Program-based tuition fees

The program-based tuition fees of the Study Abroad program range from 2600 to 3300 USD per semester depending on the chosen area of study, and whether your home university has a Study Abroad Agreement with the University of Pécs or not. For this price, you may select 3-5 courses to enroll in. It is possible to pick courses from more than one study area from the same price category.
The payment of the Study Abroad program fee is requested to be settled in one piece in advance.

Study Area Tuition fee for students of non-partner universities (USD) Tuition fee for students of partner universities  (USD)
Humanities and Social Sciences 2900 2600
Business and Economics 2900 2600
Law 2900 2600
Health Sciences 2900 2600
Natural Sciences 2900 2600
Music and Visual Arts 3300 3000


Special, credit-fee-based programs

Enrolling in the following programs as a Study Abroad student, it is not possible to mix your courses betwen more study areas. Also, your tuition fee for the semester depends on the amount of credits you take up, which may not be lower than 20 ECTS.

Study Area Tuition fee for students of non-partner universities (USD/credit) Tuition fee for students of partner universities  (10% discount, USD/credit)
Architecture 140 126
Pharmacy 140 126


Living expenses

The costs of a stay in Hungary have generally been considered low by European standards. Here is a list of essentials to get an idea of prices:


  • a meal in the university canteen: HUF 1,800-2,500 ≈ USD 5-7
  • a meal in a restaurant: HUF 3,500-5,000  ≈ USD 9-14
  • a nice dinner with expensive drinks: HUF 5,000-7,000 ≈ USD 14-19.5
  • one litre of milk: HUF 700 ≈ USD 1.95
  • one bottle of beer: HUF 400 ≈ USD 1.12
  • one bottle of red table wine: HUF 1,000 ≈ USD 2.79
  • one litre of bottled water: HUF 200-250  ≈ USD 0.5
  • one loaf of bread: HUF 700 ≈ USD 1.95


  • entrance fee for a party: HUF 0-2,000 ≈ USD 5.5
  • a cinema ticket: HUF 1,500-2,000 ≈ USD 4-5.5
  • a theatre ticket: HUF 1,000-2,500 ≈ USD 2.5-7
  • gym pass per month: HUF 7,000-13,000 ≈ USD 19-36.5
  • swimming pool: The Pollack Swimming Pool is free for the students of the University, other swimming pools: HUF 800-2200 ≈ USD 2-6


  • a monthly bus pass for students: HUF 3,900 ≈ USD 10.89
  • a single bus ticket (depending on wether you buy it online or in person): HUF 400-500 ≈ USD 1-1.5
  • a one-way train ticket to Budapest with a student discount: HUF 2,635 ≈ USD 7.36
  • a taxi ride within city limits: ≈ USD 5-10 (depending on the distance)

The Hungarian currency is called Forint (HUF, or locally Ft). Forint bills come in 20,000, 10,000, 5,000, 2,000, 1,000, 500 HUF notes, coins are 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 HUF. Credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, American Express) are usually accepted in malls, city centre restaurants and shops. Always check doors for logos of the credit.

You can check the current currency rates here: https://www.xe.com/

Fees and expenses