Fully Funded Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship For International Students 2018

Hungary is provided fully funded Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme For International Students in the heart of Europe. In past recent years, the number of international students started studying in Hungary increased.Besides the quality education in Hungary, international students are attracted by affordable living cost, a safe and friendly living environment. The Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship programme started by Government of Hungary. The main goal of this unique fully funded Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship for international students is to provide support to foreign students and to strengthen the international relations of Hungary with other countries of the world. The programme is based on bilateral educational cooperation agreements signed between the Ministries responsible for education in the sending countries/territories and Hungary or between institutions.Currently, 60 Sending Partners is engaged in the programme throughout 5 different continents and the geographical scope of the programme is spreading each year.

Fully Funded Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship 2018
Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship 2018

Scholarship Types:-

The Stipendium Hungaricum scholarships are available for the following degree programmes.

  1. Bachelor Degree (04 years degree programme after 12 years education)
  2. Master Degree (02 years degree programme after 16 years education)
  3. PhD Degree (03 years doctoral degree (PhD) after 18 years education)

Fully funded stipendium hungaricum scholarship programme type


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Degree Offered:-

There are numbers of degree programmes are included in Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship for international students. The programme lists are following.

Undergraduate/Bachelor’s Studies:-

Major DisciplinesCourses

Agriculture Agricultural Economics Vet Medicine (DVM)
Engineering & Technology Electronic Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Computer and Information Sciences

Biological Engineering

Agricultural Engineering

Industrial Product Design

Sports Engineering/Biomechanics

Technical Management

Biological Sciences BioSciences
Arts & Humanities Physical Education
Sports Sciences
Physical Sciences Earth Sciences
Medical Sciences Food Science & Technology

Pharmaceuticals Sciences


Graduate/Masters Studies:-

Major DisciplinesCourses

Engineering & Technology Transport Engineering

Electronic Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Energy & Environmental Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Computer and Information Sciences

Mechanical Engineering

Sports Engineering/Biomechanics

Emergency & Disaster Technologies

Physical Sciences Earth Science

Environmental Sciences

Hydrobiology (Water Quality Management)

Arts & Humanities Physical Education
Medical Sciences Food Science & Technology

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Public Health

Management Sciences & Business Education Sports Management



Emergency & Disaster Management

Biological Sciences Bio Technology

Doctoral /PhD Studies:-

Major DisciplinesCourses

Any field of Interest

(English language)

Artificial Intelligence

Internet of Things

Transport Engineering

Electrical Power

Energy Technologies

Civil Engineering

Environmental Sciences

Climate Engineering

Material Science and Technology

Rural Development Engineering

Sports Engineering/Bio-mechanics

Sport Management

Food Science & Technology

Earth Science

Media Studies



Law & Political Science

Public Administration

International Relations

Any Other Field (as per Stipendium Hungaricum Website)

Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Benefit:-

The Hungarian government is providing a great opportunity of fully funded scholarships to international students. The foreign students will get quality education with

Tuition-free education:-

exemption from the payment of tuition fee.

Monthly stipend:-

The bachelor, master, one-tier master and non-degree international students will get the monthly stipend of 40,460HUF contribution to the living expenses until the completion of studies.

For PhD and doctoral level, the monthly stipend of an amount is a 140,000HUF contribution to the living expenses until the completion of studies.


The international students will get free dormitory place or contribution of HUF40,000/month to accommodation costs for the whole duration of scholarship period.

Medical Insurance:-

The foreign students will get health care services according to the relevant Hungarian legislation (Act No. 80 of 1997, national health insurance card) and supplementary medical insurance for up to HUF 65,000  a year/person.


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Eligibility Criteria:-

The stipendium hungaricum scholarship program is based on effective bilateral educational cooperation agreements between the Ministry of Human Capacities of Hungary and the partner’s Ministry responsible for higher education. Applications will be considered eligible if the applicant is nominated by the responsible authorities of the Sending Partner.

These countries student can apply for this latest fully funded stipendium hungaricum scholarship.

Arab Republic of Egypt, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia*, Federative Republic of Brazil, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Georgia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Japan, Kingdom of Cambodia, Kingdom of Morocco, Kingdom of Thailand, Kurdistan Regional Government/Iraq, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lebanese Republic, Macedonia, Mongolia*, Pacific Alliance (member states: Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru), Palestine*, People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, People’s Republic of Bangladesh, People’s Republic of China (including the Hudec* scholarships), Republic of Albania, Republic of Angola, Republic of Azerbaijan, Republic of Belarus, Republic of Cabo Verde, Republic of Colombia, Republic of Cuba, Republic of Ecuador, Republic of Ghana, Republic of India, Republic of Indonesia, Republic of Iraq, Republic of Kazakhstan, Republic of Kenya*, Republic of Korea, Republic of Kosovo, Republic of Moldova, Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Republic of Paraguay, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Singapore, Republic of South Africa, Republic of the Sudan, Republic of the Philippines, Republic of Turkey, Republic of Yemen, Russian Federation*, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, State of Israel, State of Kuwait, Syrian Arab Republic, The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Tunisian Republic, Turkmenistan*, Ukraine, United Mexican States, United Republic of Tanzania.


The international applicants will not be considered in the following cases

  1. The applicant has Hungarian citizenship.
  2. The applicant under 18 years old as of 31 August 2018.
  3. The former stipendium hungaricum scholarship holders
  4. The applicant belongs to country other than the agreement country with the hungarian government
  5. Applications misrepresenting any information, even if the misrepresentation is pointed out after the scholarship is awarded.
  6. Result awaiting candidates are not eligible to apply.

Language of study programmes:-

Applicants are eligible to apply only if they meet the minimum language criteria set by the chosen host higher education institution. Please visit the “Study Finder” section of Hungarian scholarship website: to see the exact language criteria for each study programme!

Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship for session 2018-2019


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The Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Process:-

For the stipendium hungaricum scholarship following documents are compulsory and need to be submitted by all the international applicants.

1. Online Application form:-

  • the applicants must fill out and save all requested information on the online application form in English language
  • a recent photo of the applicant (taken not earlier than 2 years before the submission of the application must also be uploaded)
  • those who apply for partial (exchange) studies must clearly state the length (1 or 2 semesters) and start date (September of February) of the studies they apply for!

2. Motivation Letter:-

  • minimum 1 page, typed with Times New Roman 12 point font size letters
  • written in the language of the selected study programme or in Hungarian

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3. Proof of language proficiency:-

  • scanned copy of the original proof of language proficiency, with a minimum level determined by the Host Institution AND their translations
  • in case the student has completed his/her previous level of studies in the language of the selected study programme, a proof can be uploaded about the fact that the language of education was the same as the language of the study programme that the applicant is now applying for
  • translations only have to be attached if the copy of the original document is not in the language of the selected study programme or in Hungarian

4. Educational Certificates:-

  • bachelor level full time programmes: scanned copy of the original secondary school graduation certificate or equivalent AND their translations
  • master level full time programmes: scanned copy of the original bachelor degree certificate or equivalent AND their translations
  • one-tier master level full time programmes: scanned copy of the original secondary school graduation certificate or equivalent AND their translations
  • doctoral level: scanned copy of the original master degree certificate or equivalent AND their translations
  • non-degree, Hungarian language preparatory programmes: scanned copy of the secondary school graduation certificate AND their translations
  • non-degree, specialisation programmes: scanned copy of degree certificate required by the host institution AND their translations
  • partial (exchange) study programmes on all study levels: scanned copy of the original certificate about student status issued by the current higher education institution where the applicants is registered in AND their translations
  • translations only have to be attached if the copy of the original document is not in the language of the selected study programme or in English

5. Transcript of Records:-

  • copy of the original transcript of records regarding all academic semesters or school years completed during previous studies (in the highest level of education that the student have participated in) AND their translations
  • translations only have to be attached if the copy of the original document is not in the language of the selected study programme or in Hungarian

6. Medical Certificate:-

  • scanned copy of a medical certificate of satisfactory health condition issued not earlier than 1 December 2017
  • please note that there is no form provided by Tempus Public Foundation for this certificate, it can be any certificates that the particular hospital uses or the particular physician issues
  • certificates has to be issued and signed by a physician to prove that the applicant does not have the following illnesses: AIDS, Hepatitis A, B, C or any other epidemic conditions
  • please note that despite the applicants need to upload this document, the Host Institutions might require the student to take a medical test at the time of enrolment (free of change for the Scholarship Holders)

7. Copy of Identification Document:-

  • provided that the applicant already has a passport, the scan of the passport should be uploaded
  • in case the applicants do not yet have a passport, the applicant should upload the scanned copy of any document which may be used to prove the applicant’s identity (e.g. national ID card)
  • that page has to be uploaded which contains both the personal data and the photography of the applicant

8. Acceptance of Statement for Application in the online system:-

  • all applicants need to accept the “Statement for Application” (please see Annex 3 for a sample)
  • the statement can only be accepted in the online system, therefore scanned and signed copies should not be uploaded

For doctoral level the international applicants need to upload the following document as well. All these documents are compulsory.

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The deadline for fully funded stipendium hungaricum scholarship is different for each country but all countries representatives should submit the applications before 16th Feb 2018.

The Hungar is located in the centre of Europe and is known as Heart of Europe.A study in Hungary is a dream for every international student who wants to pursue their education in Europe with a fully funded scholarship opportunity. The core mission of stipendium hungaricum scholarship programme is to increase the number of international students in Hungary and to attract the top international students of other countries.

I would recommend all students to apply in stipendium hungaricum and grab the opportunity of fully funded scholarships for international students in Hungary.

Feel Free to ask any question in comment section. Best of luck for future endeavours.

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