Hungarian Language Courses: Preparatory Courses

International Studies Center

International Studies Center offers complex and integrated preparatory programs for degree studies that meet the language development needs of international students and facilitate their integration into the context of higher education in Hungary.

Head of program: Dr. Katalin Pelcz

Non-degree course
Duration of Training
5/10 months

Hungarian with English as an intermediary language

Deadline of Application

Next Starting Date
Tuition fee: 3,500 EUR for 400 lessons; 5,500 EUR for 800 lessons
Coursebook fee: 100 EUR
Application fee: 100 EUR
Registration fee: 150 EUR
  • Description of the program
  • Application procedure
  • Application requirements
  • More information

The language of instruction is Hungarian with English as an intermediary language.

Preparatory Courses:

1) The Milestone Stage

is designed for beginner language learners. If your Hungarian proficiency is below low-intermediate (B1) level, you need to substantially develop your listening, reading, writing and speaking skills. Communicative and cooperative language classes assist you to attain intermediate (B1) level. Preparatory students having reached and applicants being already at intermediate level can continue their studies in the Upgrade Stage.

2) The Upgrade Stage

focuses on language development in a manner that resembles more the academic context awaiting you. 400 contact hours are spent with thematically focused language education and field-specific subject teaching assisting you to attain upper-intermediate (B2) level. Thus students improve their language skills while becoming knowledgeable in their future field of degree studies. 

Human and Social Sciences
Academic Level/Type
Preparatory Courses

For a successful application please follow the steps below:

  1. To apply, click on the Apply Now button, and start your application.
  2. Register on our application site, fill the application form, upload the necessary documents and submit your application!
  3. After you have submitted your application, you are going to receive information on the further steps.
  4. If we received your application fee, we are going to start the evaluation of your application.

Required documents:

  • High School Leaving Certificate (upper level) or college diploma and the relevant transcripts
  • Europass CV (download)
  • Copie of valid passport
  • Recent photograph (ID size)
  • Certificate of valid health insurance for the whole duration of the studies in Pécs

For more information, please contact: 

Ms. Zsófia ANTAL
Programme Coordinator