Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme

Tens of thousands of students from all around the world apply for higher educational studies in Hungary each year. The number of Stipendium Hungaricum applicants is continuously increasing, and currently there are over 12.000 Stipendium Hungaricum students studying in Hungary. 

Stipendium Hungaricum, the Hungarian Government’s most prestigious higher education scholarship programme, offers a wide range of courses for high-achieving international students with an excellent academic track record. The scholarship aims to support the internationalisation of Hungarian higher education and its constant development, strengthen the international relations of the academic and research community, and promote the good reputation and competitiveness of Hungarian higher education worldwide.

The programme, founded by the Hungarian Government in 2013, is supervised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and managed by the Tempus Public Foundation.

The programme is based on bilateral educational cooperation agreements signed between the Hungary and the governments of the sending countries/territories . Currently over 90 Sending Partners are engaged in the programme throughout 5 different continents, attracting more than 5000 international students each year.  Applicants are offered more than 600 full degree programmes, covering all higher education fields at all degree levels, including part-time and doctoral programmes.

Find out more about the programme and the application!