The application period for Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship 2017-2018 academic year got started! Students from nearly 50 countries can apply for the scholarship funded by Hungarian government by the 5th of March. Check all the major details about the scholarship and about the application system. Here is a useful infographic to better understand the application process.
Why Hungary and why Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship? Read the story of Yernar from Kazakhstan, who started his academic studies in Tourism in Hungary after earning the Scholarship.
International student experience in Hungary Yernar from Kazakhstan: Two years ago I graduated from high school and was awarded by fully funded scholarship provided by Hungarian government. When I decided to study in Hungary, I made a list of advantages of studying in this country. Here are just some of the most basic benefits studying in Hungary will bring you:
- You get the chance to study free of charge at the most well-known universities of Hungary
- Hungary is a part of the European Union, so earned diplomas will be reputable and globally recognized
- Hungary has a great location and well-developed infrastructure which makes it easy to travel around Europe
- The capital Budapest is one of the most popular destination among international students, and other university towns such as Pécs, Szeged, Debrecen, Gy"or or Miskolc that attracts many students from all over the globe
These advantages are basically what you already know about, but after having lived in this country for more than two years now, I can tell you that there is much more behind.
Develop your contact network in an international environment
Studying in Hungary is a fantastic opportunity to create new connections and make friends from all over the world. Living in such a diverse environment teaches us to see the world from another perspective. Develop good relationships which later on may serve well in strengthening the relationship between your country and Hungary. There are dozens of inspiring stories of the students who studied in Hungary and later became the ambassadors of their countries in Hungary.
Get engaged and make the most out of your limited time
We all have only a limited period of time in Hungary. Try to make it as productive as you can. Stay active, participate in student events, join university unions, do sports and travel more.
Discover the uniqueness of Hungary
There is a great saying which states: treat others the way you would like to be treated. It means if you want to be respected, first you need to show respect from your side. Study about Hungarian history and customs. Invest some time learning Hungarian. Hungary seems like a small country, but there are so many hidden gems. And as soon as you start discovering them, you will understand how rich and unique this country is.
Watch more international students telling the benefits of studying in Hungary.