Why study in Hungary
Hungary is an area with historic urban centers and a picturesque landscape, quality wines, thermal waters and a flourishing culture. Hungary is a country of plains, water, hills and of course, wine. From north to south and from east to west, Hungary offers lovely scenery, castles and palaces, beautiful and a great value, numerous hot springs with curative properties verified, around which were built baths and hotels, museums, and Hungarian wines to places such as Tokaji – “king of wines” were often rewarded.
There are several reasons to choose Hungary as country to study in but the most important reasons to study in Hungary can be classified in below terms:
- Firstly tradition and background of Hungarian universities also as a member of EU countries
- The lower cost of study and living in comparison to costs in other EU and North American countries
- Life facilities in Hungary
- The Hungarian higher education has a considerable history. The first university in Hungary was established more than 600 years ago. Today the number of universities and colleges - state and non-state (private and religious, recognized by the state) are over ten in Budapest only, many of them offering graduate (B.Sc., M.Sc.) and post graduate (Ph.D., DLA) programs in English. There are several scientific research centers with international connections cooperating with the universities.
- Hungarian diplomas are accepted and have a high prestige throughout the world.
The high standard of the programs with the quite favorable tuition fees in international comparison, as well as the affordable cost of living attract more and more international students to Budapest.
- Hungary is a member of the European Union and a Schengen state. Higher education is conducted according to the Bologna System enabling students to transfer from one EU University to the other. Diplomas are consequently accepted everywhere in the European Union.
- Higher education has strong traditions with institutions operating for hundreds of years in some cases. The oldest Hungarian university is the University of Pecs operating since 1367 but the City of Debrecen has the longest continuous history of higher education operating continuously since 1538.
- Hungary is a relatively safe country with a low rate of violent crime.
- Fees and living costs are relatively low compared to the rest of Europe.