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A Walk ThroughThe Hidden Diversifications of Hungary

Written by ESC Admin on 04 Apr 2019 Posted in Blog

A Walk ThroughThe Hidden Diversifications of Hungary

Bordering seven countries, Hungary is sometimes referred to as "The Gateway to Europe." While it may be a destination off the beaten path, Hungary certainly is worth the trip. Hundreds of thousands of international students decide to study in Hungary every year for almost two decades now, with Hungary’s capital Budapest. This country is famous for its historical urban centers, soothing landscapes, thermal water and rich culture. The palaces and castles of Hungary are very famous and its beauty can be beyond the students imagination. It is hard to differentiate between hotels and museums as both are rich and beautiful. 

The education system in Hungary has represented academic excellence for more than 600 years. Many colleges are directly affiliated with a university and operate as college faculties of the university.Hungary is one of the cheapest study abroad destinations in whole Europe. Other European countries may offer less tuition fees in universities but their living cost reaches almost twice to Hungary. Living cost is more difficult to handle than university fee. Hungarian universities may charge higher fees compared to other European universities but because living cost is lower in Hungary, it makes overall cost of studying abroad lower here.The Hungary universities and colleges wide-ranging opportunities to foreign students to get out of their comfort zone and excel. There are thousands of degree programs and courses offered by universities and colleges at undergraduate, post-graduate, research level.There’s no particular difference between academic life in Hungary compared to the US or Western Europe. The professors are all experts in their fields and have extensive experience to share with their students.

Though Budapest is the capital and one of the largest cities in Hungary, the student accommodationsituation there is very good. Students can easily find an apartment to rent, alone or with some roommates. A well-maintained three or four-room apartment in the central historic area costs an average of €400 a month. Students have part time opportunities during their course term and can work up to 20 hours per week. Part time earning can be 3 ‐ 5 Euros per hour.Hungarian culture is rich and distinctive, with Romanian, Austrian, Transylvanian, Turkish and Roma influences. The country is famous for its hot outdoor baths that students can visit any time of the year.Higher educational institutions in Hungary follow the high educational standards set by the Bologna Process. This refers to the degrees which conform to the standard of bachelor, master and PhD degrees except certain vocational degrees awarded by non-university and college institutions in Hungary. Hungarian higher education has a long history; the first university was founded in 1367. A measure of Hungary’s success in contributing to the world’s intellectual heritage is the fact that thirteen Nobel Prize winners were educated in the country.

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Though Budapest is the capital and one of the largest cities in Hungary, the student accommodationsituation there is very good. Students can easily find an apartment to rent, alone or with some roommates. A well-maintained three or four-room apartment in the central historic area costs an average of €400 a month. Students have part time opportunities during their course term and can work up to 20 hours per week. Part time earning can be 3 ‐ 5 Euros per hour.Hungarian culture is rich and distinctive, with Romanian, Austrian, Transylvanian, Turkish and Roma influences. The country is famous for its hot outdoor baths that students can visit any time of the year.Higher educational institutions in Hungary follow the high educational standards set by the Bologna Process. This refers to the degrees which conform to the standard of bachelor, master and PhD degrees except certain vocational degrees awarded by non-university and college institutions in Hungary. Hungarian higher education has a long history; the first university was founded in 1367. A measure of Hungary’s success in contributing to the world’s intellectual heritage is the fact that thirteen Nobel Prize winners were educated in the country.

Hungary is also known for many inventions such as the ballpoint pen by LászlóBíró as well as its reputable degrees in medicine, business studies and pharmacy. It is also important to note that degree programmes are taught in English.Hungary places a great emphasis on education and is currently undergoing major reforms. Students who study here will have the benefits of courses in English alongside an authentic and rich cultural experience. A favourable exchange rate also allows for exploration of surrounding regions.

 

 

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