Foreign nationals (under visa obligation) wishing to pursue studies in Hungary are required to apply for entry for a long stay (exceeding 90 days) for the purpose of studies in their home countries and enter the country on the entry permit issued by the Hungarian Embassy or Consulate (you can find the list of Hungarian embassies and consulates, click here).
Download “The application form for residence permit” here.
The entry permit is valid for a single entry and up to 30 days of stay in Hungary. Within thirty days on arrival, you will have to register your address and submit your application for the residence permit to the Immigration Office in Budapest.
The following documents are required for the application for the entry permit:
|*||Citizens of countries in Asia and Africa and the Middle East are required to transfer the tuition fee for the first academic year in full (EUR 7,200) before applying for the entry permit.|
The tuition fee is EUR 7,200 per year for the first two years and EUR 7,800 per year for the upper two years in Budapest. It does not include the cost of textbooks and auxiliary teaching materials. Payment can be made in US Dollars or other convertible currencies according to the rate of exchange to Euro at the time of payment.
The transfer sheet should include the name of the student for whom the payment is made.
You will be required to report to the Immigration Office within thirty days on arrival. The residence permit is granted for a period of one year, and it has to be renewed at least one month prior to its date of expiry. Students are required to declare on the application form that they do not suffer from AIDS, leprosy, lues (veneral disease), tuberculosis, or typhoid diseases, nor are they carriers of HIV, typhoid or paratyphoid.
The following documents will be required for the residence permit:
|*||If you stay with an acquaintance or a relative as a guest, a statement of admission (befogadói nyilatkozat) has to be attached from the owner of the apartment in Hungarian stating that you stay in the apartment as a non-paying guest. The statement has to be signed by two Hungarian witnesses, giving their ID Nos and addresses. If the apartment is your property, a title deed has to be attached to verify it. If you rent the apartment through an agency and you signed the contract with a representative of the agency, the agency should provide 1/ official authorization from the owner of the apartment for the lease of the apartment, 2/ title deed to verify the ownership of the apartment, 3/ a statement from the agency that the person who signed the contract on behalf of them has authorization to do so. Each document needs to be countersigned by two witnesses of Hungarian citizenship. Please note that if the housing contract has been signed for a specified period of time and not for an indefinite period, the residence permit will be granted for the period covered by the valid lease contract.|
The tuition fee after the first year should be received by McDaniel College Budapest in two equal installments prior to the date of registration for classes. Students who do not meet their payment obligation will not be allowed to register for courses and attend classes. If the tuition fee does not arrive at the bank account of McDaniel College Budapest by the end of the second week of the semester (deadline for course drops) at the latest, the student concerned will not be allowed to enroll for the given semester.
1117 Budapest, Corner of Budafoki u. 60. and Szeregova köz
|Monday||8:30 am to 1:00 pm|
|Tuesday||1:00 pm to 6:00 pm|
|Wednesday||8:30 am to 12:00 noon (special office hours for international students at No 60 Budafoki út)|
|Thursday||8:30 am to 1:00 pm|
|Friday||8:30 am to 12:00 noon|
How to get there: Bus lines of 133 and 233 at „Hengermalom út” stop. (These lines also stop at: Keleti pályaudvar – Blaha Lujza tér – Astoria – Ferenciek tere – Gellért tér)
Bus line of 33 from „Móricz Zsigmond körtér”. Get off at „Hengermalom út”.
Bus line of 103 from „Népliget M”. Get off at „Hengermalom út”. This line also stops at „Közvágóhíd H” and terminates at „Kelenföld vasútállomás M”.