The official language of the country is Hungarian, which forms part of the Finno-Ugric language family. Hungarians call their language magyar. Although Hungary is located in Central Europe, Hungarian is not related to any of the languages that surround the country. Hungarian is spoken by 10 million people in Hungary, but
there are sizable populations of Hungarian speakers outside the country.

Although your studies are in English or in another foreign language, it is a good idea to learn a few basic words which may be necessary in your everyday life here in Hungary. It will be extremely well-received by native Hungarians, so don’t worry about making mistakes!