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13198
Students enrolled in this school.
7
Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
18
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

Szent István University's rich history dates back to the 18th century. With such a long history and legacy of excellence, Szent István University stands as a central pillar of higher education in Hungary and throughout the region.

What are the admissions criteria?

The admissions deadline is June 15th.  Applicants need to submit a CV, a letter of motivation, two reference letters, transcripts or diplomas, and proof of English proficiency (if coming from a non-anglophone country). Applicants also need to include a photocopy of their passport. Students for whom English is not their first language must submit proof of proficiency (e.g. TOEFL, IELTS, etc.) 

What is student life like?

The university campuses, located throughout the country, are home to some beautiful buildings in Hungary, offering students and staff a comfortable, relaxing environment for the attainment of knowledge. With parts of its history dating back well over two centuries, SZIU blends Hungary’s rich traditions with cutting-edge technology to meet the needs of its students in today’s competitive labor markets. Szent István University founded the SZIE Sport Kft. to manage the sports facilities which are owned by the institution. The company has the opportunity now to ensure the services of a higher quality for the SZIE citizens and for the people in the region. The main goal of the SZIE Sport is to ensure the background of the Sports Office, including the PE lessons and free time sport. From the income, the company can develop the facilities and raise the quality of its service. Or goal is to satisfy the demands which appear in the region and to make a more seductive University with the help of the sport.

Scholarships & Funding

Students can apply for a national stipend where they may qualify for free tuition. More information here.

Housing options.

The university has different places for housing. Where you will be placed depends on when you get your application in, where you want to be, and whether you are a graduate or undergraduate student. When you come, you will have to pay a security deposit for the room. You can arrive at any time to occupy the room, as the dormitory is open 24 hours, but it is best to notify the coordinator of your program or your advisor, so they can help you through the process of moving in.

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