The official language of Hungary is complex and unique, it is among the 24 official languages of the European Union. Despite the country’s location in central Europe, its dialect is nothing like those spoken in its neighbouring nations. It is a member of the Finno-Ugric language family and, it has been influenced by the languages of many nations throughout history, none of the neighbouring languages of Central Europe actually resembles Hungarian. Let’s check what makes the Hungarian language so special!
Do you like special animal species, rare plants, and summer night festivals? On the 25th of August, you can visit most of the zoos in Hungary even after sunset during the Night of the Zoos.
If you begin the new semester in September in Hungary, or you just visit the country for a shorter period, you have many options if you choose to travel by public transport. Either you stay in the capital Budapest, or located in the countryside, we help you to find your way around here.
Food is a vital part of both life and culture, so to make the best out of discovering Hungary, we suggest you trying the delicious and diverse flavours of Hungarian cuisine too. As a Hungarian tradition, each August “The Cake of Hungary” contest is also organized, find out which cake has been the winner this year!
If you are now on your way to start your studies in Hungary, or you live here already as a student, you might want to know more about Hungarian culture. Either you are an art lover, or you prefer discovering the cultural treasures of the countryside, you will surely find a bunch of exciting programs for your free time all year round. In this list – which is far from comprehensive – you can find a list of recommendations of social and cultural activities.
If you want to run away from the city during the hot summer days and you need some time to chill with you friends on a beach, we collected the best freshwater and salt lakes in Hungary where you can try sailing, windsurfing, fishing, even SUP boards are available. Check out our list below!