September 18, 2023 15:43
Find your path in Hungary among several scholarship opportunities!

There are multiple scholarship opportunities in Hungary varied by different backgrounds and maintainers and give chances to join the communities in the heart of Europe. Read our collection and find the most suitable one for you.

Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme

Stipendium Hungaricum 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. 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 700 full degree programmes, covering all higher education fields at all degree levels, including part-time and doctoral programmes.

Hungarian Diaspora Scholarship Programme

The Hungarian Diaspora Scholarship Programme was established for those who live in a Hungarian diaspora outside of Europe and wish to study at a Hungarian higher education institution to develop their personal, professional, and cultural relations with Hungary. The programme aims to support the professional advancement of scholarship holders with high-quality Hungarian higher education while improving their Hungarian language skills and strengthening their Hungarian identity. After graduation, scholarship holders return to their home country with competitive skills and knowledge that enable them to support their community, preserve Hungarian values and reinforce the relations between the diaspora and Hungary.

Bilateral State Scholarships

Bilateral State Scholarships are based on scientific and educational cooperation agreements signed by the governments of two countries. Similarly, to the foreign partner, the Hungarian side offers scholarships for foreign students, researchers, or lecturers in higher education institutions,  scientific or art institutions. Each foreign partner has a national scholarship office which is responsible for nominating potential outgoing scholars to foreign partner(s), as well as arranging their and the potential incoming foreign applicants’ application process. These offices work within or related to the ministries of education.

CEEPUS (Central European Exchange Program for University Studies)

CEEPUS is a mobility scholarship programme in the field of higher education, designed to support student and teacher exchanges, the organisation of summer schools, special courses, and student excursions by developing long-term academic cooperation between partner institutions within the participating countries. These opportunities are designed to strengthen professional and personal relationships among Central European scholars.


Erasmus+ is the European Union’s programme for education, training, youth, and sport. It aims to equip European citizens with the education, skills, and creativity that they need in a knowledge-based society. The programme provides opportunities for over 4 million Europeans to study, train, gain work experience, and volunteer abroad. It supports student and doctoral candidate exchanges within Erasmus+ Programme countries and to and from Partner countries. Erasmus+ is open to all learners and trainees in all 27 EU Member States, as well as in Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, North Macedonia, Türkiye, and Serbia which have a pre-accession strategy.

If you want to learn more about these scholarship programmes and the Hungarian higher education click HERE for more information.

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