APPLICATION PROCEDURE

for Masters’ programmes at the University of Pannonia, Georgikon Faculty

 

I. Documents required to apply for an academic programme

When applying for an academic programme at the University of Pannonia, applicants have to submit the following application documents:

  1. completed
  2. officially certified copy / copies of high school and university degree / degrees (in English. Copies of documents have to be certified at the Embassy or Consulate of Hungary in the applicant’s country or a neighbouring country),
  3. certificate of language proficiency (TOEFL IBT or IELTS),
  4. officially certified copy of the valid passport (non-EU citizens) or ID card (EU citizens),
  5. CV in the language of the programme,
  6. 4 passport-sized photographs (size: 45-50 × 35-50 mm, colour or black and white, not older than 3 months)
  7. letter of recommendation (optional but advantage)

All the above-mentioned application documents should be sent to the following address before the application deadline:

University of Pannonia
Georgikon Faculty
16 Deák Ferenc Street, H-8360 Keszthely, HUNGARY
Tel: +36 83 545 148, Fax: +36 83 545 356
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please note, that only complete and accurate application documents are accepted. If the documentation is incomplete, the applicant’s material will be ignored by the Admission Board of the Faculty.

Deadline of application: 30 May 2017

Tuition fee: 1500 EUR / semester

II. Admissions procedure

After all the necessary application documents have been received, the applicant takes a professional entrance examination (video conference or personal interview in Keszthely) organised by the Faculty Admissions Board, which then makes a recommendation on the acceptance of the applicant. A Letter of Notification is sent to the applicant based on the result of the entrance examination.

If the applicant has successfully met the requirements of the entrance examination, the following documents have to be sent to the University of Pannonia, Georgikon Faculty – these are also necessary to the visa application (non-EU students):

  1. verification of the transfer of the tuition fee covering the first semester of the academic programme,
  2. bank statement confirming availability of the sum of money necessary for one year’s residence in Hungary.

After receiving the two complete accurate documents, an Official Letter of Admission will be prepared and sent electronically and/or via post to the applicant. Receiving the Official Letter of Admission, the non-EU country citizen, who is accepted for the academic programme, has to apply for a visa at the Embassy or Consulate of Hungary in the applicant’s country or a neighbouring country.

Only after obtaining the visa, should the non-EU country citizens admitted to the academic programme start organising their travel to Hungary and inform the Georgikon Faculty of their date of arrival.

III. Financial matters

Tuition fees for the academic programme, valid health insurance for the whole period of residence in Hungary, costs of living and other additional expenses must be covered by the EU / non-EU country citizen for themselves.

The applicant should confirm by means of a bank statement that the sum of money necessary for one year’s residence in Hungary is available. The minimum standard sum is defined as the current Hungarian minimum wage, determined by law for a period of 12 months. Verification of the bank statement should be sent to the Secretary of the Dean of the Georgikon Faculty.

Should the applicant’s visa application be rejected, the University of Pannonia will return the prepaid tuition fees to the bank account provided by the applicant in a written notification within 30 days of rejection of the visa.

IV. Health insurance

A non-EU country citizen admitted to an academic programme is required to have valid health insurance for the whole period of residence in Hungary.

V. Visa

Citizens of the countries listed on the website of the Consular Services of Hungary may enter Hungary without a visa. Holders of passports issued by the countries, entities or territories included in the Visa Waiver agreements list are granted, under bilateral agreements, visa-free travel to Hungary. The list can be downloaded from the following website:

http://konzuliszolgalat.kormany.hu/visa-waiver-agreements

VI. Residence permit / Registration card

Students from NON-EU COUNTRIES are required to report their stay to the Office of Immigration and Nationality if it exceeds 30 days, and a residence permit has to be requested. Further information can be found on the website of the Office of Immigration and Nationality (www.bmbah.hu).

(http://konzuliszolgalat.kormany.hu/how-to-apply-for-visa).

At first, they apply for a visa at the Embassy or Consulate of Hungary in their country. In case of a positive assessment, it allows them for a single entry and a stay of 30 days in Hungary. After the entrance to Hungary and with 30 days from it, they have to contact the Office of Immigration and Nationality.

Application for a residence permit should be submitted to the Regional Directorate of West Transdanubia (42-44 Mártírok Str., H-8900 Zalaegerszeg, HUNGARY http://www.bmbah.hu) to the Office of Immigration and Nationality. To apply for the issue or extension of a residence permit, the following documents are required:

  • completed application form (downloaded from www.bmbah.hu), 
  • revenue stamp,
  • 1 passport-sized photograph,
  • letter of acceptance from the university or verification of enrolment,
  • documents confirming availability of living costs,
  • document certifying accommodation in Hungary (hall of residence certificate or valid rental contract),
  • property ownership certificate less than 30 days old (not necessary if accommodation is in a hall of residence),
  • completed accommodation registration form,
  • document certifying health insurance.

More information may be found on the website of the Office of Immigration and Nationality (http://www.bmbah.hu).

STUDENTS FROM EU COUNTRIES are required to report their stay to the regional directorate in case it exceeds 90 days in Hungary.

The applicant is required to appear before the acting authority in order to obtain the registration certificate. The administrative service fee of the registration certificate is HUF 1,000, which shall be paid with revenue stamp by the applicant.

If the fulfilment of the conditions specified by law is proven, the certificate of reporting the stay (registration certificate) is issued by the acting authority immediately.

To apply for the issue or extension of a residence permit, the following documents are required:

  • completed application form (downloaded from www.bmbah.hu),
  • revenue stamp,
  • 1 passport-sized photograph,
  • letter of acceptance from the university or verification of enrolment,
  • documents confirming availability of living costs,
  • document certifying accommodation in Hungary (hall of residence certificate or valid rental contract),
  • property ownership certificate less than 30 days old (not necessary if accommodation is in a hall of residence),
  • completed accommodation registration form,
  • document certifying health insurance.

VII. Additional information

For additional information, please visit the website of the University of Pannonia (http://englishweb.uni-pannon.hu/).



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Georgikon

University of
Pannonia
Georgikon Faculty

H-8360, Keszthely
Deák Ferenc u. 16.
Hungary
Phone: (+36)83/545-148
E-mail:
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