April 27, 2016 16:18
Record participation in Stipendium Hungaricum Programme

The call for Stipendium Hungaricum Programme for 2016/2017 study year has come to a successfull end, receiving a record high 13 129 applications from 49 countries and regions.  As a result, more than 3000 foreign students are expected to start their full-time study programmes as Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship holders in September.

26 Hungarian higher education institutions will host students offering a full scale 420 study programmes altogether. In total, four times more applications were received than the available number of scholarships. The most applications were submitted from Pakistan (about 38 times more than the quota available for them), then Kazakhstan (with 13 times more applications than the quota), Nigeria (11 times more), Cambodia (9 times more) and Mongolia (7 times more) followed. In close cooperation with several other participants, such as the Ministry of Human Capacities, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the higher education institutions, the participating institutions improve the academic quality of their programmes and due to the growing number of students, they may achieve a better position in the international rankings.

Latest news

February 21, 2018 16:50

Argentina and Eritrea have recently joined the Stipendium Hungaricum Programme, therefore the call for applications is open again - but only for students from these countries! 

The application deadline is 19 March 2018.

February 20, 2018 15:26

The application deadline for Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship programmes starting in the academic year of 2018-19 closed on 16 February.

February 15, 2018 13:45

The Stipendium Hungaricum application deadline is approaching so do not forget to finalize and submit your applications before 16 February 201823:59 (Central European Time).